Author Archives: Casey Chalk
Reading Sohrab Ahmari’s fascinating journey out of Islam, through leftism, and into Catholicism.
Like us, they’ve let go of family and religion, and the results, as our writer saw, have been tragic.
Cleverness and persuasion, not rashness and aggression, is the way forward.
The Runaway General is back, defending transgenderism and trashing Robert E. Lee in order to avoid his own war history.
The brutal warlord understood how to govern shrewdly and even humanely.
With its roots in Pagan gatherings, it’s still a holiday that brings us together.
In a heated D.C. election, a black female Democrat calls racism on her liberal Jewish female opponent.
To preserve our political union, we need our own unique rituals, meals, and celebrations.
Increasingly we don’t know, care, or trust the people who live near us.
Kids’ athletics have become too competitive, professionalized, and expensive for just anyone to join.
Turning to the brilliant late Roman theologian during our own times of decline.
They’re fixtures of communities who serve the common good. It’s worth having more of them than we need.
Philosophy undergirds, however unconsciously, everything that we do. So why have we tried to strip it of objective truth?
Taking a ‘live and let live’ approach to the nation’s waistline is literally killing us.
Life is a gift and an opportunity for self-gift, not a reckless pursuit of gratification.
One of America’s greatest children’s authors has become the latest casualty of our peculiar project of damnatio memoriae.
The two are necessarily separated, but without an autonomous faith government becomes tyrannical.
As the rate of self-killing spikes, it’s time to rediscover those local bonds that we lost so long ago.
The British comedian despises the traditions of his new country, especially the religious ones.
It’s gotten so bad that our publicly educated writer is sending his kids elsewhere. Here’s why.← Older posts
from The American Conservative