Robert Long

Robert Long is an editorial assistant at TAC. He is a graduate of Harvard and an Augusta, GA native. In addition to The American Conservative, his work has appeared at The New Republic and Harvard Political Review. He is an Eagle Scout. He lives in Washington, DC. You can find him on Twitter @rgblong.

author archive

Marilynne Robinson on Faith and Conservatism

The award-winning author talks to us about the personal and political.
Robert Long November 1, 2013

Christian, Not Conservative

A look at Marilynne Robinson’s literary—and liberal—Calvinism.
Robert Long October 15, 2013

The Tweeting Philosopher

Is social media a safe place for "thinking in slow motion"?
Robert Long August 12, 2013

Why the NSA Debate Will, and Must, Continue

President Obama’s decision to close embassies and consulates across the Middle East and North Africa has added yet another…
Robert Long August 7, 2013

Justin Amash: Snowden Is a Whistleblower

A Republican Congressman told Fox News yesterday that Edward Snowden is a whistleblower, and not a traitor—another clear example…
Robert Long August 5, 2013

The Politics and the Science of Disputing Evolutionary Psychology

There’s a brawl going down on the internet over the validity of evolutionary psychology. On defense for evolutionary psychology:…
Robert Long July 31, 2013

Reza Aslan, Fox News, and Bulverism

You’ve probably seen a clip of it already: Fox News aired a cringe-worthy interview of the author of the…
Robert Long July 29, 2013

Jonesing for Relief from Port Protectionism

Jacksonville, Florida, brings in coal from Colombia rather than West Virginia. Livestock farmers in Texas buy grain from Argentina…
Robert Long July 24, 2013