Author Archives: Will Collins
From far-flung foreign obsessions to failing industry, the parallels are striking.
It isn’t just nationalism—subnational groups are reasserting themselves, posing a challenge to the clumsy EU.
We need an educational system that allows a multitude of students to thrive, including through vocational training.
Socialism may have birthed brutalism. But capitalism has given us barren strip malls, cookie-cutter exurbs, and Rem Koolhaas’s “generic city.”
Instead of howling about fascism, why not acknowledge the Hungary PM’s points while criticizing his excesses?
We need more long-form argument, not less, and maybe high schoolers can point the way.
Remote bookings, generic coffee shops, carefully vetted spaces and interactions—why leave home at all?
Nations like Hungary are supposedly embracing Christianity as an alternative to liberalism. The reality is something very different.
From seething suburbs and police brutality to more recent riots, 1995’s ‘La Haine’ shows a culture unraveling.
The city where World War I began has reinvented itself as a multicultural haven, yet the ghosts still linger.
Those who see the specter of authoritarianism in Poland and Hungary are making a huge mistake.
But even those who sympathize with him should keep their eyes open.
It’s inevitable and it won’t be like previous eras. In fact, America may have reason to welcome a more powerful Berlin.
As Westerners griped, Hungarians rallied to defend what they saw as their national sovereignty under attack.
What the contrast between Budapest and the rest tells us about our own cultural divide.
New book argues man’s ‘progression’ into agriculture and civilization was really a mistake.
from The American Conservative