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Unprecedented

Michael Anton evaluates America's unique and unprecedented position in history, ...

By Michael Anton

Welcome to the Age of Entropy

"The direction of history here and now, and for the foreseeable future, is neith...

By Daniel McCarthy

The Origins of Western Civilization

The first part in a free eight-part series hosted by Victor Davis Hanson, The Od...

By Victor Davis Hanson

The Foundationalist Manifesto: The Politics of Future Past

Charles Haywood at The Worthy House offers a way out of liberalism, presenting a...

By Charles Haywood

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

Manhood and the Fall of Civilization

Does this story from the fall of the Roman republic hold wisdom for America in h...

By Spencer Klavan

Dive Deeper

Why Civilization Is Older Than We Thought

"With both agriculture and monumental construction much older than what was thou...

By Samo Burja

Religion, Politics, and American Culture: Carl Trueman Talks With Camille Paglia

Author and intellectual Carl Trueman interviews Camille Paglia upon the release ...

By Camille Paglia and Carl R. Trueman

Defending Religion: Camille Paglia Big Ideas Lecture

Describing herself as an atheist who defends religion, academic and author, Cami...

By Camille Paglia

The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages

Harold Bloom explores our Western literary tradition by concentrating on the wor...

By Harold Bloom

Berkeley In The Sixties (Documentary)

In this Oscar-winning documentary, participants in the early years of UC Berkely...

By Mark Kitchell

Ernst Jünger: Our Prophet of Anarchy

“Jünger lived his concept of the “anarch”, the internal exile who conform...

By Aris Roussinos

The Straussian In A Suit Would Like You To Wake Up (feat. Michael Anton)

In Today's "Moment of Truth," Saurabh sits down with Michael Anton, author of "T...

By Moment of Truth

On Conservatism

Propspects for Conservatives: 2022

The challenge, quite apart from which school of thought on the right hopes to pr...

By Daniel McCarthy

Restoring Faith in the West (feat. Yoram Hazony)

Yoram Hazony joins Moment of Truth to talk about his new book, ‘Conservatism: ...

By Moment of Truth

Taking the Right Off Autopilot

How to rescue a once-vibrant movement that has gone badly off course....

By James M. Roberts

American Conservatism Is Fiddling While Rome Burns

It’s getting trampled all over by History, but while yelling 'Stop!'...

By David Azerrad

The Promise and Peril of the Political Common Good

Ryan T. Anderson on the importance of liberty and rights in the name of the comm...

By Ryan T. Anderson

HAMMER: Why the Right Needs a More ‘Muscular’ and ‘Masculine’ Conservatism

"A conservatism that 'knows what time it is' is one that robustly asserts and fi...

By Josh Hammer

Rachel Bovard: What The New Right Must Do Next Time It Earns Power

This speech was delivered by Rachel Bovard at the 2021 National Conservatism Con...

By Rachel Bovard

Art and Aesthetics

The Decline of Classical Music in America

"America at its best had really great classical music as a cornerstone of learni...

By Andrew Balio

The Left’s War Against Beauty and Classical Music (feat. Andrew Balio)

Andrew Balio joins Moment of Truth to talk the influence and legacy of classical...

By Moment of Truth

How Did Poland’s Art World Swing Right?

With nearly every museum in the grip of contemptuous Law & Justice loyalists, wh...

By Adam Mazur

How Fear Consumed American Theatre

Broadway now exists to promote ideology, not art....

By David Mamet

Classical Music’s Suicide Pact

"Succumbing to specious charges of racism, America’s orchestras, opera compani...

By Heather Mac Donald

Distort the Present, Rewrite the Past

Following the lead of other major cultural institutions, the Metropolitan Museum...

By Heather Mac Donald

How The US Government Got Hip Graphic Design — And Then Lost It

How The Federal Graphics Improvement Program, with its unlikely hero — Preside...

By Phil Edwards

A Few Classics

John Wayne Speaks to Americans of 2020

An inspiring clip of John Wayne reminding Americans what it's all about....

By Copano Bay Press

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

The Prince

In this short tract, Machiavelli offers guidance to the Medicis on how they coul...

By Niccolò Machiavelli

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is perhaps the most famous piece of American litera...

By Mark Twain

John Quincy Adams’ 1821 Independence Day Address

Then-Secretary of State John Quincy Adams used this speech to lay out his vision...

By President John Quincy Adams

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