For the tenth anniversary of conservative titan William F. Buckley’s death, his son, the novelist Christopher Buckley joins Jonathon Van Maren to remember the man and his legacy.
British journalist and author Douglas Murray joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss the migrant crisis, demographics, identity politics, and what the future for Europe–and North America–might look like. His latest book, “The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, & Islam” was released in 2017.
By Jonathon Van Maren Now here’s a letter Justin Trudeau didn’t want to read: After his Liberal MPs came out ferociously last week to accuse those who would not sign off on the attestation of either being duped by Conservative misinformation or simply being too stupid to understand that their consciences should be perfectly okay…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren As Western nations rapidly become more hostile to Christianity, it is good to remember that—although the increasing discrimination and marginalization Christians face here in the West is worsening—that compared to what Christians face the world over, what is happening here does not (in comparison) rise to the level of persecution. I…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Last summer, I noted that atheists were becoming increasingly mean-spirited in their efforts to purge every sign of America’s Christian heritage from the public square. In that case, the organization Freedom From Religion was asking for the removal of a roadside memorial with a cross that marked the place where a…Details
Nancy Pearcey, who was described by The Economist as “America’s preeminent evangelical Protestant female intellectual,” joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss transgenderism and her new book “Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions about Life and Sexuality.”
By Jonathon Van Maren Last winter, I was sitting in the study of the great Albertan journalist Ted Byfield, who is now approaching ninety years old. We were chatting about the state of the culture, and the proliferation of identity politics. Byfield was a bit more upbeat than I was about where some of this…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Many of you probably heard the seems-like-it-can’t-be-true story of the Children’s Aid Society in Ontario removing two little girls—ages three and four—from the home of Christian foster parents because those parents would not tell the girls that the Easter bunny is real. Now Derek and Francis Baars, who have since relocated…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Earlier this month, Chatelaine magazine released a massive survey on masculinity in the 21st century, replete with polling, photo shoots, and video interviews—including many insights on manliness from our very own prime minister, Justin Trudeau. If you’d like to discover for yourself how utterly confused our culture is about what masculinity…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren When my colleague and I arrived in the dining room of Redeemer University College in Ancaster, there were about 100 people already there, collecting cups of coffee and cookies from tables alongside the wall and taking seats at round tables spread around the room. The crowd was fairly diverse in age,…Details