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Daniel McCarthy

Daniel McCarthy is the editor of Modern Age: A Conservative Review, the VP for ISI’s Collegiate Network and a Spectator contributing editor and columnist.

Campaign 2022

Dobbs won’t save the Democrats

In a choice between abortion absolutism and a variety of approaches, variety will prevail

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

DeSantis is a Republican establishment win-win

The populist heart may want Trump, but many heads are for the Florida governor

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Life after liberalism

As its institutional order rots, will the American right be ascendant?

By Daniel McCarthy

Science & Tech

Brave new wombs

Sometime this century, or early in the next, women will no longer have to give birth

By Daniel McCarthy

Religion

Martyrs win the culture wars

The left succeeds through the blood of sacrifice

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Liberalism gave us this hard new right

The more power the left gains, the more obvious its failures become

By Daniel McCarthy

Russia

Why Putin won’t save NATO

The West’s best hope is to rediscover a self-affirming anti-imperialism on the nationalist right

By Daniel McCarthy

Russia

Putin’s endgame is preserving ‘his’ Russia

And his invasion of Ukraine shows how far he’s willing to go to achieve it

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

How conservatives concede the culture

They live in an eternal present that must be defended against a dreadful future

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

The multinational that ate Virginia

For many activists, Glenn Youngkin is the face of a GOP that can win — with or without Trump

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

January 6 was an alarm bell

We should follow the lead of Thomas Jefferson, who recognized Shays’ Rebellion as a symptom of a deeper problem

By Daniel McCarthy

International

The next chapter in American foreign policy

Our choices are constrained by the needs of our internal order

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Who won the Cold War, anyway?

Conservatism may have won the Cold War, but conservatives lost the peace in the West

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Welcome to the age of entropy

Our direction is not toward liberalism, but away from order of any kind

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

The vanishing presidency

Without ‘competence’ as its rationale, what does the Biden administration have to fall back on?

By Daniel McCarthy

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