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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

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

Why Everything Has Been Terrible Since 1971 (feat. Zak Slayback)

In Today's "Moment of Truth," Saurabh sits down with Zak Slayback, a career and ...

By Moment of Truth

Undoing The Miseducation of a Nation (feat. Larry Arnn)

In Today's "Moment of Truth," Saurabh sits down with Dr. Larry P. Arnn, Presiden...

By Moment of Truth

Constitution 101 Lecture Series

"Learn the meaning of the Constitution and the principles of American government...

By Hillsdale College

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

On Conservatism

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

The Masters of The Universe (feat. Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

In Today's "Moment of Truth," Saurabh and Nick sit down with Jeff Sessions, form...

By Moment of Truth

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

Unmaking The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art reopened to the public in late August. Those of u...

By James Panero

The Story of Art

E. H. Gombrich's seminal work, The Story of Art, is a survey of Western art from...

By EH Gombrich

From Bauhaus to Our House

After critiquing—and infuriating—the art world with The Painted Word, award-...

By Tom Wolfe

The Painted Word

Tom Wolfe's The Painted Word is a fantastic and quick critique of modern art. Pu...

By Tom Wolfe

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

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

Confessions

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By Saint Augustine

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