“Systemic Racism”: a Popular Illusion  The Right - “These slavery and race theorists are correct about the existence of the stain but wrong about it being indelible.” Jim Proser 9/19/2020
Identity Politics and the Death of Moral Imagination The Right - “The problem—as has been said so many times before—is that identity politics takes a kernel of truth about embodied human experience and pushes it to its destructive conclusion.” Henry George 9/17/2020
Bob Woodward and “Citizen Trump” The Right - “President Trump was acting as the United States’ cheerleader, his Republican supporters argue. He was derelict in his duty to protect the American public, charge his Democratic opponents.” Robert Orlando 9/16/2020
When the Press Is Just as Guilty of “Election Interference” The Right - “As for now, journalists of Goldberg’s type are simply in the electoral interference business; and they just so happen to be doing it from within the United States’ own borders and from beneath the mastheads of once-respected magazines.” Tony D. Senatore 9/15/2020
Will Witt: What It Means to Be a Young Conservative The Right - “How can I say I care about what I’m doing if I’m not willing to put myself in situations that might make me uncomfortable?” Henri Mattila 9/13/2020
Secretary Mattis and “Meditations” on Trump The Right - “Secretary Mattis’ words are a warning and a reminder that our roots were born not of anger but of a deeply felt awareness of human limitation.” Robert Orlando 9/12/2020
In Gratitude for the Executive Order on Critical Race Theory The Right - “The Melting Pot is a quaint notion now perhaps (and no longer widely taught to curious young boys and girls), but I find it useful as a basic counterimage to the sophisticated, academic concept of Critical Race Theory now being taught.” Jim Proser 9/11/2020
Why Europe Is Weak on Iran The Right - “It can be argued that the European failure to stand with the United States in maintaining sanctions on the Islamic regime is a symptom of their prolonged appeasement policy, which is masqueraded as diplomatic engagement.” Sirvan Karimi 8/31/2020
For This Black Woman, the GOP Feels Like Home The Right - “Suddenly, the Grand Old Party was no longer seen as white, privileged, and wealthy. Instead, it was truly the party of social justice, freedom, economic opportunity, and the American Dream.” Victoria Lynch 8/30/2020
Don’t Run Away, Conservatives The Right - “But it feels myopic to interpret this as a larger victory or cheer for more of the same, especially if the ultimate goal is to restore some sense of ideological pluralism to mainstream institutions.” Eddie Ferrara 8/26/2020
Kayleigh McEnany: a Tough Act to Follow The Right - “However, after the departure of three spokespeople before her, it seems that President Trump has found his keeper—and the media their match—in a 32-year-old Harvard Law School graduate: Kayleigh McEnany.” Bernadette Breslin 8/22/2020
When the Media Is Far from Being an “Arbiter of Truth” The Right - “And when anyone sees past the illusion of impartiality, thereby revealing the propaganda’s true form, the media recovers with yet more gaslighting: You are merely imagining things.” Zachary Palmer 8/18/2020
The Singular Courage of Tucker Carlson The Right - “In the United States today, this is the language of the revolution’s media advance team. They want to silence one of our most prominent voices of opposition…” Jim Proser 8/5/2020
The Case for Free Vaccines The Right - “In the meantime, perhaps given their impressive track record, free-to-consumer vaccines are something we can all get behind.” Eddie Ferrara 8/1/2020
Creating an Ethos of Individualism in China The Right - “Although China exhibits authoritarian characteristics, this, by no means, presupposes that liberty is incompatible with its people’s worldview.” Dan Mikhaylov 7/28/2020
Freedom Requires Courage The Right - “But now, being made ‘uncomfortable’ or being associated with unpopular company is sufficient reason to abandon principle.” Aaron Tao 7/27/2020
To Be a Caring Conservative The Right - “All the while, the existing social safety net—combined with various anti-poverty programs—in the United States already provides for our nation’s poor by offering them an adequate standard of living.” Richard W. Burcik 7/23/2020
Interview: Rep. Jody Hice on “Defund the Police” and Big Tech Censorship The Right - “But there is no question that we’ve got some major issues, and free speech is so dependent these days on these big tech companies, so they have to be very careful that free speech is protected. And, of course, there’s a pattern now that shows otherwise…” Erich J. Prince 7/22/2020
Lacy Johnson, Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Challenger: Her Record Speaks for Itself The Right - “I was in poverty once, and then I became an entrepreneur. And now I am running for office…This is the greatest country in the world.” Kevin Turner 7/18/2020
We Need Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Now More Than Ever The Right - “We must first understand this socialist culture of the woke who seek to control what we think, what we say, and how we live. We must believe—like Solzhenitsyn did—that the truth can defeat them.” Jim Proser 7/16/2020
The Shadow of Progress The Right - “In a worldview that prizes purity above progress, the flawed and erroneous are stains to be expunged. Their remembrance is not only deplorable but damning by association.” Tom Hyde 7/12/2020
The Unimaginative Hysteria of Umair Haque The Right - “Never mind that it is the Trump administration standing up for Uyghur Muslims, actual victims of genocide, by imposing sanctions on CPC officials this past week.” Tony D. Senatore 7/10/2020
Choose “the Party of 1776,” Not “the Party of 1619” The Right - “Today, with the very identity of the West at stake, it is perhaps particularly important to focus on celebrating those great values.” Mark Granza 7/4/2020
When Censorship Is Outsourced to the Private Sector The Right - “Our commitment to the rights of others to express themselves, even if they hold heinous beliefs, is something uniquely American, and it is perhaps the finest piece of our cultural heritage.” Eddie Ferrara 7/2/2020
Interview: How David Horowitz Sees 2020 The Right - “Our system in United States is set up in a way that forces us to compromise. The Founders thought the great threat to a democracy is factionalism.” Kevin Turner 6/29/2020
The Key to the West Lies Within Sir Roger Scruton’s Life The Right - “In this 2014 book, he would define conservatism as—among other things—a sentiment and ‘one that all mature people can readily share: the sentiment that good things are easily destroyed, but not easily created.'” Mark Granza 6/22/2020
Interview: Adrianna San Marco, Student Journalist Fired for Conservative View The Right - “On her ouster from The Daily Orange, the student journalist says: ‘It also affects me as student because all my peers have banded together and tried to cancel me.'” Kevin Turner 6/21/2020
Why People Hate Jordan Peterson So Much The Right - “Peterson continued, ‘So the Soviets really implemented and perfected the idea of class and ethnicity based guilt, and it’s a very bad road to walk down, and it’s something that we’re very much engaged in at the moment.'”   Jim Proser 6/14/2020
Interview: Spike Cohen, Libertarian Nominee for Vice President The Right - Listen to our conversation with the candidate to hear how his platform can tackle the greatest problems facing the United States today. Kevin Turner 6/12/2020
Finding Common Ground in Times of Anguish The Right - “My progressive friends and I are united in wanting to see an end to police brutality, even though we may differ when it comes to the means to bring that about.” Tony D. Senatore 6/12/2020
How Close We Are to Unravelling The Right - “The religion of Social Justice is redolent of the old paganism but without even the mortal transcendence of its pantheons.” Henry George 6/11/2020
Is “the Long Peace” Sustainable? The Right - “Furthermore, one of the most—if not the most—crucial contributor to the Long Peace is the spread of democracy.” Sukhayl Niyazov 6/10/2020
Libertarian Presidential Nominee Jo Jorgensen on the Issues The Right - “The police issue here now is a local issue, and we will let them work it out. If I was a president now, I would say no, we not not need to do something.” Kevin Turner 6/8/2020
Mattis Biographer: Why General Mattis Is Wrong The Right - “Wouldn’t a simple statement of solidarity with the protestors and his personal commitment to help heal the nation be the right use of the General’s reputation and leadership?” Jim Proser 6/4/2020
Liberals Are Not Immune from the Pull of Authority The Right - “My two cents is that respect for authority is neither a particularly conservative nor liberal trait. Rather, conservatives and liberals hold reverence for different categories of authority and the actors that operate within those spheres.” Eddie Ferrara 6/2/2020
Leaving Washington D.C. Behind—and a More Wholesome Life The Right - “I think people want to know the story behind things. And I think part of what they’re buying into is the story of our family on our ranch. And so it’s beautiful to be able to share that in some small way.” Kevin Turner 5/27/2020
Can Free Speech Help Us Beat the Coronavirus?  The Right - “We must remind those like Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, and Susan Wojcicki that they should not silence ideas from the get-go because they fear that people are incapable of evaluating information for themselves.” Jean Vilbert 5/23/2020
Conservatives Are Not the Only Ones Who Ignore “Facts and the Science” The Right - “…this and countless other scientific findings led the President of the American Sociological Association—in his 2005 presidential address—to call upon members to, ‘Prepare to defend against the genomic data juggernaut heading their way down the pike.'” Richard W. Burcik 5/11/2020
Applying Coronavirus-style Problem Solving to Climate Change The Right - “It’s by some cruel twist of fate that both the virus and climate change appear to be treatable by the deceleration of society.” Tom Hyde 5/6/2020
Higher Education Was Already in Trouble Before the Coronavirus The Right - “The pandemic, while it has undeniably worsened the outlook for many institutions, has only exacerbated and brought into sharper relief some of the extant forces threatening to pop the higher education bubble.” Eddie Ferrara 5/1/2020
Principles and the Virus The Right - “I know of no law forbidding our vanquishing of COVID-19; the knowledge of how to do so is therefore discoverable, and our foe is extinguishable.” Logan Chipkin 4/23/2020
To Stand up to China, the West Must First Re-Discover Itself The Right - “The lack of backbone displayed by Western leaders when dealing with China is symbolic of the malaise that has been gripping Western culture for decades.” Henry George 4/21/2020
The Approaches that Downplay Legitimate Gender Differences The Right - “For example, Fine proposes that neuroscientific studies exposing the differences between the sexes should not be biased towards the hypothesis that male and female biology differs.” Federico Germani 4/20/2020
Civil Liberties Still Matter, Even During a Pandemic The Right - “However, reconceptualizing fundamental rights is a serious matter. As such, we must guard against measures such as these continuing to shape our civic life, politics, and economies—even long after this pandemic has passed.” Jean Vilbert 4/15/2020
Watching William F. Buckley and James Baldwin at Columbia The Right - “At age 55, I was the oldest in my class of about 20 students, and most of my classmates were between the ages of 18 and 21.” Tony D. Senatore 4/10/2020
In Reply to McManus: Harping on Income Inequality Ignores the Data The Right - “The Economist noted: ‘Just as ideas about inequality have completed their march from the Academy to the frontlines of politics, researchers have begun to look again. And some are wondering whether inequality has risen as much as claimed—or, by some measures, at all.'” Richard W. Burcik 4/10/2020
Why Demographics Are Not Destiny The Right - “Both the Left and the Right are wrong that demographics are fundamental to the political future of America (or of any other society). Demographics are not destiny.” Logan Chipkin 4/3/2020
How Libertarians View the Coronavirus Crisis The Right - “For those of us who don’t want to go fully off-grid but concern ourselves with the expansion of the state, what might a pandemic response look like?” Eddie Ferrara 4/1/2020
Understanding the Viciousness of Jordan Peterson’s Critics The Right - “McManus and Hamilton have each written exceedingly unfair reviews of Jim Proser’s recent book Savage Messiah: How Dr. Jordan Peterson Is Saving Western Civilization.” Kevin Turner 3/24/2020
The A.I. Challenge to the Free World The Right - “Stephen Hawking, the renowned British physicist, brilliantly summarized the main problems associated with AI: ‘Whereas the short-term impact of AI depends on who controls it, the long-term impact depends on whether it can be controlled at all.'” Sukhayl Niyazov 3/22/2020