Author Archives: Nick Phillips

Saving Democracy From Its Own Contradictions

Without some limiting principle, it inevitably gives way to populism and institutional decay.

Why Ordinary Americans Reject Architectural Ideologues

Many elites reflexively disparage traditional design while celebrating iconoclasts.

The Secular Benedict Option

While society continues to drug itself into a tech-enabled stupor, conservatives can “re-norm” the human connection.

Oxford’s Junk Science on Fake News

Surprise: A university study uses fishy criteria to tar right-leaning journalists.

The Progressive Left Goes Philistine

It used to be conservatives who sought to censor art. Now the dynamic has flipped.

Rebuttal: More Bad Liberal Thinking on Student Debt

No, the conservative solution to school loan crisis isn’t ‘disastrous’

A Conservative Response to the Student Debt Crisis

Introducing some market discipline can benefit everyone—especially the student borrowers who most need help.

Campus Conservatives Should Check Their Own Trolling

Want serious discourse? Invite serious people.