Nationalism and Patriotism

Salute to America 2019 - The Opposition to Nationalism that Wasn’t
The Opposition to Nationalism that Wasn’t

The current discussion of “nationalism” seems to be mostly a battle of words and caricatures that bears little on the actual reality or lives of regular people.

Is Liberal Neutrality Possible?

I am grateful that the post-liberal, nationalist right has grown more explicit about its antipathy to core tenets of classical…

Looking for Common Ground on the Right
Looking for Common Ground on the Right

There are two different conversations going on simultaneously from the right. One is an argument directed outward, toward the progressive left and “globalists.” The other is an argument directed inward, within the right, between nationalists and conservatives.

Defending a Modest Version of the National Conservativism Project
Defending a Modest Version of the National Conservativism Project

Many do not want to believe it, but globalism is continuing to unravel, and we are in a forest of…

Whom We Let In: The Journey and Contradiction of Amy Wax

I was pondering a question while reading the recent controversial and somewhat misrepresented Amy Wax interview that came out in…

Dostoevsky’s “Russian God”: Russian Attitude Toward Faith and Christianity
Dostoevsky’s “Russian God”: Russian Attitude Toward Faith and Christianity

Winston Churchill famously stated that Russia “is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” While reading Fyodor Dostoevsky’s…

Losing the Miracle: A Review of Suicide of the West

Over 180 years ago, a 28-year-old Abraham Lincoln reflected on the dangers facing the United States in his Young Man’s…

National Conservatism: Policy, Polemics, or the Postmortem of a Culture?

The fundamental issues in Senator Josh Hawley’s ending keynote address were, first, according to him, the leadership class is ignoring…

Religious Liberty versus Nationalism?

There were two notable conferences in DC this past week: the second annual Ministerial on International Religious Freedom, hosted by…