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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.
The more power the left gains, the more obvious its failures become
By Daniel McCarthy
The West’s best hope is to rediscover a self-affirming anti-imperialism on the nationalist right
And his invasion of Ukraine shows how far he’s willing to go to achieve it
They live in an eternal present that must be defended against a dreadful future
For many activists, Glenn Youngkin is the face of a GOP that can win — with or without Trump
We should follow the lead of Thomas Jefferson, who recognized Shays’ Rebellion as a symptom of a deeper problem
Our choices are constrained by the needs of our internal order
Conservatism may have won the Cold War, but conservatives lost the peace in the West
Our direction is not toward liberalism, but away from order of any kind
Without ‘competence’ as its rationale, what does the Biden administration have to fall back on?
Western policymakers think of themselves as revolutionaries, when they are more like theologians
Biden has made grave mistakes. Withdrawal isn’t one of them
Islamism has every reason to triumph in Afghanistan. But its triumph may be its undoing
A lost war does less damage to a country like the United States than a war that cannot be won
The attempt to demonize the vast majority of January 6 protesters who did not break the law is the real threat to democratic freedom
The strange death of the Democrats
Is J.D. Vance the right man for the right?
The vanishing presidency
Is Sohrab Ahmari a Satanic ogre?
Who won the Cold War, anyway?
Nevertheless, he persisted
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