Author Archives: Alan Jacobs
About Alan Jacobs
Mysteries like Inspector Morse remind us of lost Eden.
In which I reveal whether I, like the leadership of the GOP, will be voting for Donald Trump.
Why “co-living” is seen as pretty cool — but living with one’s extended family impossible.
How can we tell the difference between bad “cultural appropriation” and the kind that’s intrinsic to culture itself?
On the very conservative, and very Catholic, principles underlying Pope Francis’s new apostolic exhortation.
They just don’t make leftists like they used to.
Though there is no actual debate about transgender people, there is action — legal action — and more to come.
On the increasingly open discrimination against fellow citizens who hold the wrong views.
How the existing GOP leadership may yet emerge unscathed.
In which an unexpected voice from the past makes itself heard.
On broken communities, Econs, and Humans.
Attending to the victims of violence.
Is the academy prejudiced against conservatives? That depends on what you mean by “the academy.”
Are conditions for conservatives in the academy better than most conservatives believe?
What’s this dialogue all about, anyway? And which one are you?
Is distributism without nostalgia possible?
Will the party’s big donors buy the argument that the Donald is a black swan?
What happens to democracy if we can’t overcome our cognitive biases?
Is Justice Robert Jackson really a good model for today’s SCOTUS justices?
The anti-religious professor had a point — but didn’t have to treat his religious students with contempt.← Older posts
from The American Conservative