The Way Forward

Americans must forge a path ahead. America is locked into an escalating cycle of political and cultural turmoil. Our cold civil war is heating up and has spilled over into nearly every aspect of life. A momentous commercial-cultural shift is now underway that will force us to reexamine our fundamental assumptions. This shift will soon… Continue reading The Way Forward

This New ‘Lincoln Project of the RIGHT’ is Ready to WIN

Last October, when conservatives were taking hit after hit from the Left, I asked Matt Peterson of the Claremont Institute, “Where are the fighters on the Right?” Well, since then, Matt got to work building “the Lincoln Project of the Right.” Dubbed “Firebrand,” this new PAC is going to rhetorical war against the Left and “bad… Continue reading This New ‘Lincoln Project of the RIGHT’ is Ready to WIN

We Need New Institutions, Not Arguments

In a time of intellectual Babel, words fail. In my response to Adrian Vermeule this week, I wrote the following somewhat bleak assessment of our public discourse: We live in a time of intellectual Babel, in want of the shared premises, definitions, history, and intellectual formation by which to engage publicly and profitably in such discussion. The… Continue reading We Need New Institutions, Not Arguments