Politics

Invaded?

‘There’s a Perception That Canada Is Being Invaded’ by Sigal Samuel. Justin Trudeau’s government has started rejecting more refugee claims from migrants who cross the U.S.-Canada border on foot. More.

Climate

Five Ways to Know If You Can Talk to Someone about Climate by Charlie Martin. Since we first covered the Climategate Files here at PJ in 2009, the controversy has continued, but with some interesting changes. For example, the term […]

Drawn

Why Young Americans Are Drawn to Socialism by Steve Chapman. They may take for granted the bounty capitalism has bestowed. More.

Hate

Why Conservatives Hate Public Schools (and What to Do About It) by Bruce Frohnen. Why do Conservatives hate public schools? Reasons are legion: early childhood sex education programs focusing on “how to” guides provided by Planned Parenthood and featuring anal […]

Failure

Jordan Peterson and the Failure of the Left by Carol Horton. Like most people, I’d never heard of Jordan Peterson until a short time ago. In my case, the first signal of his arrival on the cultural scene was a […]

Inoculate

After Texas School Shooting, How Can We Inoculate Ourselves Against the Next One? by Glenn Harlan Reynolds. To fight the deadly ideas that lead to school shootings, we need to have moral codes that turn kids away from murder. More.

Enemy?

Dear Conservatives: The Enlightenment Is Not The Enemy by Robert Tracinski. Some conservatives are dismissing the eighteenth-century Enlightenment and trying to surrender its brilliant legacy to the enemies of Enlightenment on the Left. More.

Understanding

Understanding Victimhood Culture: An Interview with Bradley Campbell and Jason Manning by Claire Lehmann. Bradley Campbell, Associate Professor of Sociology at California State University, and Jason Manning, Associate Professor of Sociology at West Virginia University, have been described as “prophets […]

Liberalism

Why “Liberalism” Needs Natural Law by Samuel Gregg. Over the past few years, we’re witnessed a resurgence of a long-standing critique of what’s often called “liberalism” by prominent conservative and Christian intellectuals. This goes far beyond arguments which have long […]

Victims?

Teachers Aren’t Victims by Larry Sand. Unions defend recent strikes, but voters should look at the facts on pay and benefits and make up their own minds. More.

Treadmill

The Racism Treadmill by Coleman Hughes. The prevailing view among progressives today is that America hasn’t made much progress on racism. While no one would argue that abolishing slavery and dissolving Jim Crow weren’t good first steps, the progressive attitude […]

Assault

The “Protect and Serve Act” is both Unnecessary and an Assault on Federalism by Ilya Somin. There is no justification for a proposed law that would make attacks on police officers a federal crime. More.

Fall

The Elites and Inequality: The Rise and Fall of the Managerial Class by Neema Parvini. In analyzing the political upheavals across Europe and America in the past several years, it has become customary to talk about ‘the elites’ and about […]

Corruption

The Federalist reviews Scorched Worth: A True Story of Destruction, Deceit, and Government Corruption by Joel Engel.

Suicide

L&L reviews Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics is Destroying American Democracy by Jonah Goldberg.

Tyranny

The Tyranny of the Administrative State by Veronique de Rugy. Unelected bureaucrats should not wield legislative power. More.

Damage

L&L reviews What’s Divine About Divine Law?: Early Perspectives by Christine Hayes.

Renegades

Meet the Renegades of the Intellectual Dark Web by Bari Weiss. An alliance of heretics is making an end run around the mainstream conversation. Should we be listening? More.

Marx

Karl Marx, Zombie by Guy Sorman. Jason Barker invites us, in the New York Times, to celebrate the bicentennial of Karl Marx’s birth in the ancient southern German city of Trier. The celebrity philosophy professor’s argument is that Marx has […]

Surrender

The Merit Badge of Surrender: How the Boy Scouts of America are Succumbing to the Gender Revolution by Andrew T. Walker. With the recent decision to drop “Boy” from their fabled name, the Boy Scouts undermine the very foundation for […]