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Daniel McCarthy is director of the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program at The Fund for American Studies and editor of Modern Age: A Conservative Review and a contributing editor at The Spectator.
The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos by Sohrab Ahmari reviewed
By Daniel McCarthy
The party will decline because it has a demographic problem
Science & Tech
Big Tech’s unchecked power serves a moral vision as comprehensive as that of any religion
Trumpism and the GOP are turning into a new blob
As long as demand holds up, the debt will only deepen
Limbaugh brought rock’s irreverence to conservative commentary
Predictions of GOP doom have a long history of being wrong
If Trump wants the Republican nomination in 2024, who or what will stop him?
Trump was the mildest of corrections to the failures of post-Cold War liberalism
American hegemony in the service of a liberal world order no longer protects our civilization
There are upsides to giving Joe Biden unbridled power
Seventy-five years after the end of World War Two we still have forces in Britain, Japan, Germany and Italy
American politics is full of irony as a result of the separation of powers
The only thing coming on if Biden wins is another round of hopeless foreign interventionism and nation-building
The American political system is much more dynamic and self-reactive than either left-wing or right-wing activists assume
The strange death of the Democrats
Nevertheless, he persisted
Last chance to end the tech tyranny
The death of the Republican right has been greatly exaggerated
America’s Yeltsin moment
Is Sohrab Ahmari a Satanic ogre?
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