The integralist right's foolish crush on the man who once ruled Portugal
I interviewed him on Book TV about his new book.
If MAGA conservatives want libertarians to be part of their tribe, they should halt their attacks on the free market.
He was no libertarian, but he absorbed an important lesson about regulating speech.
Both Hawley's "national conservatism" and similar ideas prevalent in many quarters on the left threaten free speech and liberty more generally.
How the National Constitution Center "Constitution Drafting" Project Revealed Potential Areas of Consensus on Constitutional Reform
My recently published article on the NCC project outlines several important areas of agreement between conservative, libertarian, and progressive participants.
The political right needs more self-analysis and less whataboutism.
Conservative Judges Chose Legal Principles Over Partisanship and Trump—But We Shouldn't Take that for Granted
Conservative judges have stymied Trump in his election challenges - and many other cases where his positions went against their legal principles. But a populist/national GOP could gradually change the nature of conservative jurisprudence.
The NCC put together teams of conservatives, progressives, and libertarians to propose their own rewrites of the Constitution. All three teams came up with interesting ideas - and with some notable areas of agreement.
By virtue of representing the correct vision of the good, these conservatives say, they have every right to use the coercive power of the state to interfere with others' choices.
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Fox News host's The Plus is a funny yet serious argument about making politics matter less in your life.
The Fox News host explains his new self-help book The Plus, the upside of quarantine, and why he thinks Donald Trump will be reelected.
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The reason is Trump's recent tweet calling for postponement of the election.
Conservative legal commentator and experienced religious liberties litigator David French explains why.
The Brown University economist and outspoken critic of Black Lives Matter discusses George Floyd, social progress, and the state of political discourse.
Conservative Intellectuals Took a Calculated Risk on Trump and Won, but It Has Become a Pyrrhic Victory
Donald Trump didn't start the protests, but the fires he's stoking will scorch the nation and discredit the conservative movement.
The Dispatch senior editor on the value of liberalism and the problems with the new nationalist right
Friday A/V Club: Daniel Tucker discusses his documentary Local Control: Karl Hess in the World of Ideas—and we also screen the movie itself.
Hungary's Viktor Orbán consolidates power, Harvard's Adrian Vermeule fantasizes about wielding it, and many of those who oppose authoritarian conservativism beg Donald Trump to close the country down.
The Club for Growth prides itself on holding lawmakers accountable "by publicizing their voting record." Except, well…not right now.
New York Times columnist and Decadent Society author defends prohibitionism in a conversation on The Fifth Column.
It will empower the state and will divide rather than unite Americans.
The long, strange, and unfinished trip of a sitcom-writing legend who turned right after the Cold War, co-founded a podcast empire, turned on to psychedelics, and got turned off to politics.
Club for Growth and FreedomWorks cease supporting the congressman they've showered with awards
They probably won't succeed in criminalizing Pornhub, but manifesto-wielding conservatives are trying to reshape the GOP into a movement against individualism.
Want the Government To 'Defend Families' From Porn? Child Protective Services Should Be a Cautionary Tale.
The new right naively thinks a government more empowered to "protect children" would be good for families. Nope.
Jonah Goldberg on Why He Left National Review, Dislikes Sean Hannity and Seb Gorka, and Is Inching Toward Libertarianism
The conservative critic of Donald Trump and author of Liberal Fascism and Suicide of the West is launching The Dispatch, a site for principled conservatism.
"There is no room in mainstream conservatism or at YAF for holocaust deniers, white nationalists, street brawlers, or racists."
The erudite author and television commentator is not ready to give up on conservatism just yet.
The American Priority Festival gave a glimpse inside the world where deep state theories thrive.
Putting up with some drag-queen storytelling seems like a small price to pay to live in a relatively free society.
Right-wing cancel culture comes for Jamie Riley, who dared to criticize the American flag.
Their orgy of statism is un-American.
What does it mean to be an American, and what do individuals owe to the country in which they live?
His case reminds us that the misuse of government power is still the biggest threat to liberty.