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The Case for American Seriousness

“We don’t need aging institutions to pave the way for 21st-century dynamism. What we need is will. And audacity,” writes Katherine Boyle in Bari Weiss’ Common Sense.


China Analysis: Explaining Evergrande

“Will we have another immediate round of financial stress-related news in China that extends this story beyond Evergrande itself?”


Iraq Invasion: The Road To Folly

“A war that fails to achieve clear political objectives is merely an exercise in violence and futility,” Eric S. Margolis wrote in the first piece published in The American Conservative in the lead-up to the Iraq War.


The End of Citizenship

Having converted their own republic into a borderless credit union, Americans have to borrow other people’s national pride.