What are we to make of France’s presidential election? More than anything, it points to the power of anti-systemic populism in French politics, whether on the Left or Right.
Eric PattersonApril 13, 2022
In The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good? Michael Sandel eloquently argues a sobering idea: America can pursue meritocracy or the common good, but not both.
James DiddamsJuly 23, 2021
The Storming of the US Capitol reveals a shift from a primarily conservative and faith-driven religious right to an increasingly revolutionary and post-religious right.
Tobias CremerJanuary 27, 2021
The insurrection on Epiphany reveals essential tasks—for America to prevent another attack and for the church to respond properly to the misuse of its symbols.
Mark MeltonJanuary 8, 2021
Here’s my interview with George Mason University political scientist Colin Dueck about the “new traditionalists” who are reshaping American conservatism,…
Mark Tooley & Colin DueckJune 15, 2020
The German question has returned, along with the greatest foreign policy issue facing Americans regarding the European balance of power.
Sumantra MaitraJanuary 17, 2020
If Boris Johnson responds successfully not only to English populism and Brexit but also Scottish nationalism, he would arguably become one of the great prime ministers of British history. Is he the right figure for the task?
Mark MeltonDecember 23, 2019
Divergent conceptions of religion, nationalism, and the role of the state leave Europe divided in ways it has not been since the end of the Cold War.
Peter RoughApril 11, 2019
The Brexit process has sown a double distrust. Politicians doubt the wisdom of the electorate, and many of the voters doubt the goodwill of their leaders. It bodes ill for the future, especially at a time when populist parties are in the ascendancy across Europe.
Terry TastardMarch 19, 2019