In Defense Of J.D. Vance

I have avoided writing about my friend J.D. Vance’s candidacy for…
August 2, 2021

How To Understand Woke Jargon

This by the anti-woke academics Peter Boghossian, James Lindsay, and Bruce…
August 1, 2021

Woke Vs. Loyalism Vs. Authoritarianism

A reader writes, commenting on my “Radicalizing To The Right” post:…
August 1, 2021

The ‘Cost-Effective’ Coup and Other Myths

Fresh off of his defense of the foreign policy “Blob,” Hal…
May 13, 2020

No One Should Be Missing Kissinger

Thomas Meaney debunks the myth of Henry Kissinger: Since leaving office,…
May 11, 2020

Trump’s Contemptible War Powers Veto

The president once again showed his contempt for the Constitution with…
May 7, 2020

The State of the Union

Jeff Sessions Was Right

For the casual Republican observer, the warm welcome for former Attorney…
July 27, 2021

How I Became Post-Post-Political

These days, everyone in politics wants to be post-something. The most…
July 23, 2021

Our Exhausted Moment

I recently joined TAC contributor Emmet Penney for an interview on…
July 22, 2021

New Urbs

An American Bikeway Idyll

I had one of those consciousness-shifting episodes in July when I…
July 30, 2021

America’s Lackluster Beach Towns

It’s summertime in Washington, D.C., which means insufferable humidity and routine…
July 23, 2021

Destroying America’s Monumental Beauty

As my Uber driver sped us along the George Washington Memorial…
July 16, 2021


Who Guards the Guards?

Rod is back and joins Kale to discuss two main topics:…
July 29, 2021

Maps and Terrains, Ideas and Realities

Kale is joined today by Dr. Larry Chapp, blogger and retired professor,…
July 19, 2021

Social Breakdown: Crime and South Africa

This week, Ryan talks to Charles Lehman of the Manhattan Institute…
July 19, 2021