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Immigration

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True ‘Compassion’ Requires Secure Borders and Stopping Illegal Immigration

Despite the enormous challenges facing America's working class, those same maste...

By JD Vance

Immigration Has Winners and Losers

It’s way more complicated than left versus right, writes Michael Lind....

By Michael Lind

New York Values Come To Town | Ryan Girdusky on Immigration | Moment of Truth Ep. 2

In today's episode, Saurabh, Nick, and guest Ryan James Girdusky discuss Trump, ...

By Moment of Truth

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Don’t Bother Learning to Code

Ruthless outsourcing will be the death of the American Dream, writes Pedro Gonza...

By Pedro Gonzalez

The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam

Douglas Murray examines the migration crisis in Europe, and how to move forward....

By Douglas Murray

Melting Pot or Civil War?: A Son of Immigrants Makes the Case Against Open Borders

For too long, liberals have suggested that only cruel, racist, or nativist bigot...

By Reihan Salam

Economics

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Corporations That Undermine American Values Don’t Deserve GOP Support

"These hypocrites want to have it both ways: to coast off everything that makes ...

By Sen. Marco Rubio

The Right’s Biggest Struggle Today Is Confronting What The Market Does To Communities

Conservatives know how to resist the bad ideas of the left. We are less sure how...

By Nathanael Blake

Tucker Investigates: What Is Destroying Rural America?

The influence of Wall Street hedge funds is slowly creeping into rural America. ...

By Fox News

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Why Republicans Must Rethink Antitrust

The right must recover the Republican tradition of skepticism towards centralize...

By Rachel Bovard

The Abandonment of Small Cities in the Rust Belt

The loss of manufacturing jobs gutted these smaller metropolitan and rural areas...

By Michael Collins

Freedom, Fairness or Flourishing: America’s Fundamental Economic Policy Choice

What should the overarching goal for our nation’s economic policy be? Robert D...

By Robert D. Atkinson

Industrial Policy

The Future of China’s Semiconductor Industry

"For the foreseeable future, the semiconductor industry will remain a critical s...

By Paul Triolo

America Needs An Industrial Policy

Arthur Herman, author of Freedom's Forge—a book that illustrates how American ...

By Arthur Herman

The Economic Foundations of Industrial Policy

Industrial policy is back on the national agenda. From Marco Rubio on the right ...

By Marc Fasteau and Ian Fletcher

Woke Capital

The Rise of Corporate-State Tyranny

"In wealthy societies, a large part of the corporate elite does not see widespre...

By Joel Kotkin

Family & Culture

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Wherever Home Is Now, Stay There

In her new book, Grace Olmstead illustrates the ills of industrial agriculture a...

By Emile Doak

Stop Hedging, Start Marrying

"But unless we can shift from treating all citizens first and foremost as separa...

By Mary Harrington

So How About Those Family Values (feat. Terry Schilling) | Moment of Truth Ep. 5

In today's episode, Saurabh, Nick, and esteemed guest Terry Schilling discuss ge...

By Moment of Truth

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Manhood in Crisis: The Protestant Regression (feat. Aaron Renn) | Moment of Truth Ep. 19

In Today's "Moment of Truth," Nick and Emma sit down with Aaron Renn, Founder of...

By Moment of Truth

The Family Policy Imperative

We now have a system that forces would-be parents to think of their children as ...

By Gladden Pappin

Oren Cass and Matt Bruenig Debate Child Benefit Reform

Reformers on the left and right often disagree on the best way to approach a fam...

By Solidarity Policy Podcast

Culture and Education

The Narcissistic Fall of France

"If we consent to set aside for a moment the particular case of France (and real...

By Michel Houellebecq

A Thread Fraying But Unbroken (feat. Sohrab Ahmari) | Moment of Truth Ep. 13

In today's episode, Saurabh, Nick and guest Sohrab Ahmari, Op-Ed editor of the N...

By Moment of Truth

When Harry Became A Goat Farmer (feat. Ryan T. Anderson) | Moment of Truth Ep. 12

In today's episode, Saurabh, Nick and guest Ryan T. Anderson, President of the E...

By Moment of Truth

Urbanism and Architecture

Why Architecture Is Political

"Architecture is not just the expression of our positive political values, but a...

By Aris Roussinos

Making Federal Architecture Great Again

Ignore the critics: President Trump’s federal architecture executive order is ...

By Colette Arredondo

The Aesthetics of Architecture

A landmark account of architectural theory and practice from acclaimed philosoph...

By Sir Roger Scruton

Marriage, Feminism, and Motherhood

Abortion is Unconstitutional

“On the question whether, under the Fourteenth Amendment as it stands, the unb...

By John Finnis

For Clinton Feminists, Not All Women Are Equal

Female liberation has been captured by a wealthy elite, writes Mary Harrington i...

By Mary Harrington

The Working-Class Welfare Trap: How Policy Penalizes Marriage

Wilcox and Randolph explore how current welfare policy creates a “marriage pen...

By W. Bradford Wilcox and Erik Randolph

Conservation

Land, Water, Air, Body. Conserving What Matters (feat. Micah Meadowcroft) | Moment of Truth Ep. 4

In today's episode, Saurabh, Nick, and esteemed guest Micah Meadowcroft discuss ...

By Moment of Truth

Look Back For The Future Of Conservative Environmentalism

Micah Meadowcroft charts the long history of environmentalism on the right from ...

By Micah Meadowcroft

The Saint of the City Goes Rural: Dorothy Day and the Life of the Land

Dorothy Day’s vision was one of learning from the land, that the cities might ...

By Myles Werntz

Foreign Policy

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Biden’s Global, Muscular Liberalism is an Indefensible Foreign Policy in 2021

"Global, muscular liberalism of both parties has manifestly failed to deliver th...

By Elbridge Colby

Getting Out Is Biden’s Best Syria Policy

To think the U.S. is the key to building a modern Syrian state from scratch is t...

By Daniel DePetris

President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Warning Against The “Military Industrial Complex”

President Eisenhower's dire last-minute warning against what he called 'The Mili...

By US National Archives

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The True Cost of War (feat. Joe Kent) | Moment of Truth Ep. 16

In Today's "Moment of Truth," Saurabh & Nick sit down with Joe Kent, former Gree...

By Moment of Truth

Exiting Afghanistan: Ending America’s Longest War

“It is not too late to declare victory over the forces that compelled the Unit...

By Benjamin H. Friedman

The Irresistible Rise of the Civilisation-State

Western liberalism has no answer to assertive powers that take pride in their cu...

By Aris Roussinos

Good Reads

Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy

The United States, Barry R. Posen argues in Restraint, has grown incapable of mo...

By Barry R. Posen

The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy

In The Hell of Good Intentions, Stephen Walt critiques liberal hegemony and the ...

By Stephen Walt

America’s War for the Greater Middle East

From the 1983 Beirut bombing to the Iraq War and the later rise of ISIS, Andrew ...

By Andrew Bacevich

Great Power Competition

The Imperative Of Prudent U.S.-Russia Policy

This piece argues that the United States must find a way to co-exist with Russia...

By Daniel DePetris

Interests, Not Values, Should Guide America’s China Strategy

America should seek to expand its coalition of allies and partners—but based o...

By Elbridge Colby

The Case for Offshore Balancing

In this piece, John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt argue that the United States sh...

By John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt

Power & Politics

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Cementing the GOP as the Working-Class Party

President Trump gave the Republican Party a political gift: we are now the party...

By Rep. Jim Banks

The Real Class War

In this essay, Krein argues that the real class war in America is not between th...

By Julius Krein

Against The Dead Consensus

This statement by a group of leading thinkers calls for a new consensus to repla...

By Various

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Initiating American Renewal (feat. Russ Vought) | Moment of Truth Ep. 11

In today's episode, Saurabh, Nick and guest Russ Vought, President of the Center...

By Moment of Truth

While Rome Burns (feat. David Azerrad) | Moment of Truth Ep. 10

In today's episode, Saurabh, Nick and guest David Azerrad discuss corruption in ...

By Moment of Truth

Why is Everything Liberal?

Cardinal preferences explain why all institutions are woke, writes Richard Hanan...

By Richard Hanania

Big Tech

Why Chinese 5G and Missile Silos Don’t Mix (feat. Commissioner Brendan Carr) | Moment of Truth Ep. 18

In Today's "Moment of Truth," Saurabh and Nick sit down with FCC Commissioner Br...

By Moment of Truth

It’s Time For Conservatives To Take On Big Tech Tyrants. Here’s How

“If conservatives want to preserve access to the online infrastructure of comm...

By Rachel Bovard

Tucker: Big Tech’s Coordinated Suppression Amounts to a ‘Censorship Cartel’

Tucker Carlson breaks down troubling political censorship during and after the r...

By Tucker Carlson Tonight

Debates on Nationalism

End Nationalism, End America

Today’s globalist dogma is incompatible with our country’s survival, writes ...

By John Fonte

They’re Not Listening: How The Elites Created the National Populist Revolution

They're Not Listening serves as a fantastic primer on the issues that young patr...

By Ryan J. Girdusky and Harlan Hill

Return of the Strong Gods: Nationalism, Populism, and the Future of the West

Disintegrating politics in America and Europe are a sign that after three genera...

By R.R. Reno

Debates: Law and Order

Josh Hammer Explains ‘Common Good Originalism’

In this featured clip from the Moment of Truth Podcast, Josh Hammer explains dif...

By Moment of Truth Podcast

Originalism, Justice, and Common-Good, Oh My! (feat. Josh Hammer) | Moment of Truth Ep. 7

In today's episode, Saurabh, Nick, and esteemed guest Josh Hammer discuss the ov...

By Moment of Truth

Recover the Moral Imperative of Law and Order

Conservatives should lead the way in moving the pendulum back toward the rule of...

By Josh Hammer

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Jim Traficant: The Youngstown Prophet

No national politician of his era spoke more forcefully to what have become the ...

By Matthew Walther

So, you want to win elections?

Things stopped working in this country about 50 years ago. But it wasn’t reall...

By Chris Buskirk

James Burnham’s Managerial Elite

Krein explores the thought of James Burnham and its development throughout his l...

By Julius Krein

History & Philosophy

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The Managerial Revolution: What Is Happening in the World

Written during the opening phase of World War II, James Burnham proposed the the...

By James Burnham

Daniel McCarthy: National Conservatism in the Early American Republic

Daniel McCarthy's remarks during the "American National Conservatism" panel at t...

By Dan McCarthy

Hamilton’s Republic: Readings in the American Democratic Nationalist Tradition

Michael Lind traces the line of Hamiltonian thinking in America and its impact o...

By Michael Lind

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Boomers: The Men and Women Who Promised Freedom and Delivered Disaster

"With two recessions and a botched pandemic under their belt, the Boomers are th...

By Helen Andrews

First Principles: What America’s Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country

Recommended by American Moment's COO Nick Solheim. ...

By Thomas E. Ricks

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Recommended reading by TAC Editor Micah Meadowcroft in his latest podcast appear...

By Edmund Morris

On Conservatism

Can Conservatism Be More Than a Grudge?

"Republicans in power would seldom even consider a major infrastructure program ...

By Julius Krein

American Nationalists

Alexander Hamilton's Federalist Party provides a blueprint for conservatives tod...

By Ofir Haivry and Yoram Hazony

What’s Next? The Republicans

A new fusionism is forming that evaluates social, economic, and foreign policies...

By Ryan T. Anderson

Art and Aesthetics

Why Architecture Is Political

"Architecture is not just the expression of our positive political values, but a...

By Aris Roussinos

Talking with Roger Kimball About Beaty, Aesthetics, & National Vitality

What does a civilization's idea of beauty say about it's health? When did the pr...

By Chris Buskirk

The Death of Socrates: How To Read A Painting

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By Nerdwriter1

A Few Classics

The Old Man and the Sea

One of Hemingway’s greatest works, the old man and the sea is a parable about ...

By Ernest Hemingway

Democracy in America

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By Alexis de Toqueville

Reflections on the Revolution in France

Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution is one of the founding texts of Anglo-Am...

By Edmund Burke

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