Author Archives: Scott McConnell

About Scott McConnell

Scott McConnell is a founding editor of TAC

Marion Maréchal’s Populism is the Future of the French Right

An important convention highlights the changing character of French conservatism—and France itself.

Is Demography Destiny?

Experts know that eventually, minorities will outnumber whites in the U.S. and Europe. So how do we talk about it?

How Emmanuel Macron Outlasted The Yellow Vests

The populist roar from forgotten France has been drowned out by provocateurs and the hard Left.

Two Cheers for Israel

They’re having children and defending their culture without apology. The West could learn a thing or two.

Algeria: The Iceberg That Could Sink Emmanuel Macron

Recent unrest there now threatens France, with possibly another migration wave on the way.

Willing ISIS Brides Should Be Tried for Treason

They aren’t cowards and they aren’t snowflakes. But they are traitors.

How an Anti-Semitic Attack Marked the End of the Yellow Vests

The Gilets Jaunes emerged as a populist movement from the middle class. Then they were co-opted by the wrong people.

The Stakes for Nationalists in This Year’s European Elections

The European Union’s critics may soon win real power.

Hungary Shows the West the Path to Survival

Just as they resisted communism, so too are they leading the charge against the radical open-borders project.

Bernard-Henri Lévy: Poster Boy For the False Europe

The rich philosophe is trying to save the continent from Euroskeptics. But his scholarship is sloppy and his politics inconsistent.

How Brexit Burst the West’s Immigration Taboos

It circumvented the usual cries of “racism” and made the issue impossible for elites to ignore.

Macron Puts Immigration Controls on the Table

Under pressure from protesters and with his presidency hanging in the balance, France’s leader considers the unthinkable.

The Immigrants Challenging Europe’s Code of Silence on Islam

They have been liberated by their ethnic backgrounds to speak more candidly than the vast majority of their countrymen.

What The Weekly Standard Has Wrought

Its shuttering is a loss. But the awful costs of the foreign policy it advocated shouldn’t be forgotten.

France’s Yellow Vests Take a Left Turn

The anti-tax protesters are being replaced by something closer to Antifa. What ultimately will emerge from all this?

Neoliberals Come Around on Immigration

Hillary Clinton’s and John Kerry’s comments about Europe suggest they’re finally waking up.

The Bright Yellow Line Over Globalization in France

Mass protests pit the French working class against the left-wing elites who forgot them.

Macron—Not the Nationalists—is Stuck in the 1930s

It’s in Europe’s elite that we find the spirit of appeasement that once enabled fascists and communists.

The Coming Battle for European Civilization

The immigration crisis has pitted Europeans against their elites, and the stakes couldn’t be higher.

Angela Merkel Migrates Into Retirement

Her refugee blunder changed the European continent in irreversible ways for decades to come.

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