A More Perfect Tyranny

Understanding a political moment is always difficult. Partisan loyalties cloud perspective. Events seem to have outsized…

Reformation and Revival in American Civil Religion

Until recently, I believed that the problem of civil religion in America had become a tired,…

Feminising Feminism

Andrea Dworkin didn’t say all sex is rape, something I learnt in my first encounter with…

The Next Renaissance

Legend has it that Giotto di Bondone, the man who brought painting back to life, started…

Fitness for Virtue

I was in my senior year of high school, preparing to head off to Notre Dame,…

Death of a Nation

Robert M. Utley, a prolific chronicler of the American West, wrote in the preface to his…

Betting on the Future of Liberty

Prediction markets are platforms where people can bet on future events, such as election results, the…

A Central Bank Reckoning

Judging from reputable opinion-polling, distrust of public institutions is widespread throughout Western nations today. Whether it…

Debating Desegregation, Again

In a 2019 Democratic presidential debate, Kamala Harris attacked Joe Biden for opposing busing while in…

Tolerance as the Supreme Political Principle

I read the response by Doug Rasmussen to Daniel Klein and Daniel J. Mahoney with great…