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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
Is Sohrab Ahmari a Satanic ogre?
Last chance to end the tech tyranny
The death of the Republican right has been greatly exaggerated
America’s Yeltsin moment
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