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Matt Purple is the online editor of The Spectator’s World edition.

Culture

This great ungovernable country

Defiance of pointy-headed authority is in America’s very marrow

By Matt Purple

Politics

The Donald Trump Show’s biggest plot twist yet

Choking a Secret Service agent? Possible perjury? Reality is channeling ‘24’

By Matt Purple

Media

How MSNBC accidentally killed Roe

Tell your viewers conservatives are Neanderthals and they just might get complacent

By Matt Purple

Politics

A pro-life revolution

On a beautiful day in Washington, the Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade

By Matt Purple

Politics

Mike Pence and the clash of the GOP titans

How can he hope to make himself heard over Trump and DeSantis?

By Matt Purple

Home

My roaring thirties

It’s a richer time in your life, when you find fulfillment in the mundane

By Matt Purple

Culture

Another moral panic over on-screen violence?

Movies and video games didn’t cause Uvalde but the questions don’t end there

By Matt Purple

Politics

Joe Biden’s greatest hits tour

When everything is collapsing, you hit the road

By Matt Purple

Culture

A boiling point for American violence

Behind all the guns lurks a post-Covid nihilism that may be difficult to cure

By Matt Purple

Politics

It’s only a culture war when the right does it

The New York Times says America’s battles are spreading to other countries

By Matt Purple

Politics

A party of extremists

The Democrats’ abortion bill is unlike anything America has ever seen

By Matt Purple

Politics

What’s so ‘progressive’ about abortion?

America is stuck in the past, just not in the way pro-choicers think

By Matt Purple

Law

Abortion and the culture war to come

The end of Roe could be the beginning of a revolution in how we think

By Matt Purple

Campaign 2022

The Real Housecucks of Ohio

Buckeye State Republicans deserved better than they got in their Senate primary

By Matt Purple

Culture

My raging case of ‘climate anxiety’

Fear of global warming is freaking out the privileged

By Matt Purple

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