Author Archives: Gilbert T. Sewall
The #MeToo charges against Avital Ronell show just how far gone these academic disciplines are.
It was a year to test limits, revolt against technocracy—and all social hell broke loose.
Turns out that shaming countries like Hungary and Italy over their rejection of mass migration isn’t quite working.
The radical historian had an unequaled impact on our country’s post-patriotic narrative.
He was brilliant, but his vanity turned him into a reckless alarmist and a pro-Israeli partisan.
In the wake of another school shooting, Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s warning is more relevant than ever.
He saw a reflection of our modern age in the Hellenic struggle with individual choice centuries ago.
The captain of cheesy stunts, his trendy space debris is destined to orbit the sun for an estimated billion years.
The American painter bequeathed to us brilliant landscapes and trenchant warnings about how republicanism fails.
While he couldn’t predict selfies, multiculturalism, or Oprah, Daniel Bell sensed the rage against bourgeois order would eventually lead to crisis.
How one scholar predicted the West’s deterioration into sexual libertinism.
The battle over his legacy has less to do with history than with dominating the present.
Where does campus policing of private behavior and association end?
France’s Macron touches a third rail of Western politics.
1967 flower power harvested weeds of chaos. Trust me, I was there.
Faced with rising populism, a former Economist editor can offer only globalist clichés.
A friend of the great sociologist on why we need his insight today.
America’s yeoman class revolts.
from The American Conservative