By Jonathon Van Maren On Canada’s 150th birthday, social conservatives are expected to review our nation’s legacy and admit defeat. The Sexual Revolution muscled into Parliament by Pierre Trudeau and the mop-up operations underway by his less impressive son Justin have been enormously successful, cutting across every layer of social strata and permeating nearly every…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren If climate change activists are wondering why people so consistently ignore them, it is perhaps time for them to take a long, hard look at the celebrities speaking on their behalf. And no, I’m not referring to Leonardo de Caprio’s dramatic recasting of a chinook (warm wind) as global warming. I’m…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren The Democrats and the media have been triumphantly announcing President Trump’s dismal polling numbers of late, but their celebrations have come a bit soon. The media, which seems to have bounced back rather well from their utter failure during the 2016 election, is still distrusted by the majority of the public.…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren In his most recent reincarnation, formerly Catholic columnist Michael Coren is now in the strange position of being a sexual progressive, but late enough to the game that he doesn’t have anything new to say. Having gone the way of many Christians who find their principles too feeble to withstand the…Details
Pierre Lemieux, candidate for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada, is running to replace Stephen Harper–and he’s a social conservative. He joined Jonathon to discuss social conservatism in Canada, and how Canadians are responding to his message, and what we can do next.
By Jonathon Van Maren One of the more common questions I get after giving presentations on pornography is how I manage to unwind after spending an hour or so explaining how pervasive and pernicious porn is, and then fielding questions and having conversations filled with horror stories of the swathe of destruction porn has cut…Details
For years, Jessica Neely was one of the most popular porn stars in the industry. She saw what really went on, up close and personal. When she left, she embarked on a new mission: To tell the truth about the porn industry wherever she could. She joined Jonathon Van Maren to tell her story.
By Jonathon Van Maren When I was researching the various manifestations of North American hookup culture for my 2016 book The Culture War, one of the things I found was that contrary to popular belief, many people—especially women—were deeply unhappy with the state of affairs. In fact, one researcher found that the more young men…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Last night’s Munk Debate in Toronto was on a resolution that has been on everyone’s lips for the past year or so: “The Future of Geopolitics: Be it resolved that the Liberal International Order is over.” Arguing for the resolution was the prestigious Oxford-educated historian and author of such books as…Details
Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer, two Irish journalists who covered the story of mass killer and notorious Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell, have co-authored the book Gosnell: The Untold Story of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer. McElhinney joins Jonathon Van Maren to tell the story.