The tech billionaire and his contrarian circle are developing new nationalist visions for America's future.
Via a SuperPAC, Thiel is promoting conservative nationalism via the former Kansas secretary of state and current U.S. Senate contender.
Philosopher Aeon Skoble provides a helpful explanation.
Protectionism is now infecting the GOP to a degree that may be difficult to eradicate when the Trump era ends.
One of the internet's most prominent libertarian blogs ends its run. But many of the contributors will continue write elsewhere.
Buttigieg doesn't realize that using the blunt force of government to forge national unity will forever disappoint.
The Dispatch senior editor on the value of liberalism and the problems with the new nationalist right
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.
It will empower the state and will divide rather than unite Americans.
Why the 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of the People's Republic of China Should be a Day of Mourning
The PRC committed the biggest mass murder in the history of the world, and numerous other atrocities and human rights violations, some of which go on at this very moment.
The El Paso shooter's combination of anti-capitalism, bigotry, and xenophobic nationalism highlights the dangers of zero-sum thinking on left and right. His worldview resembles that of the perpetrator of a similar attack in New Zealand earlier this year. Sadly, these ideas are not confined to a few extremists.
The debate over Donald Trump's "go back" tweets regarding four minority Democratic members of Congress has centered on the unmistakably bigoted words that he wrote, but has missed the deeper point.
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.
If big government is the price of "good outcomes," the American right is increasingly willing to pay it.
The Declaration of Independence advocates a polity based on universal principles of liberty and equality, not ethnic nationalism. We would do well to remember those principles to day.
We're getting a military parade because Donald Trump wants one. The arguments for leaving our tanks at their bases are far more numerous, significant, and powerful.
Republicans, who have gleefully warned the public about Democratic flirtations with socialism, shouldn't be quick to gloat given the emergence of an anti-freedom movement on the Right.
Us vs. Them author Ian Bremmer says that worldwide populism is a response from people who are being left behind economically.
Libertarians Forged an Alliance With Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Was It a Deal With the Devil?
Free market reformers and authoritarian nationalists battle it out to reshape Brazil.
He's promising voters protection from made-up threats instead of prosperity.
Does the US Constitution Offer Stronger Protection Against Right-Wing Populism than Left-Wing Populism?
Legal scholar John McGinnis argues the answer is "yes." But the issue is a far closer one than he suggests.
Meanwhile, Alex Jones yells at horseshit.
After Police Detention for National Anthem Disrespect, Chinese Online Star Admits She 'Hurt Your Feelings'
Under Chinese law, disrespecting the national anthem is punishable by up to 15 days in jail.
Don't mistake this election for a Trump-inspired victory - Quebec's toxic anti-immigration politics are home grown.
But many of the Alternative for Deutschland's leaders have questionable track records when it comes to anti-Semitism.
The Declaration of Independence makes the case for a political system based on universal principles of liberty and equality, not ethnic nationalism. Those principles are as relevant as ever in our troubled times.
Emmanuel Macron wants teens to "value" their citizenship. Milton Friedman would be appalled.
Lawsuit claims administrators were "whipped into a frenzy" by media coverage of NFL players' protests.
Antiglobalism and anticosmopolitanism might flow purely from economic ignorance, but it is hard to believe that's all it is for many people.
What does it mean when a president is constantly worried that we 'won't have a country' anymore?