By Jonathon Van Maren Sometime in early afternoon, the cold rain falling on St. Petersburg turns into light snow as my friend and I head through the city with a twenty-two-year-old student, a young man who recently attained a degree in Russian contemporary studies from the St. Petersburg School of Higher Economics with a specialty…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren It should be no surprise that Justin Trudeau has been a bit testy lately. After all, he’s had a no-good, rotten year—and people just don’t seem to understand his brilliance like they used to, even when Bill Nye the Science Guy came to Canada to bolster Trudeau’s standing in the smarts…Details
The Republicans hand Planned Parenthood $500 million as it prepares to spend $20 million to defeat Republicans
By Jonathon Van Maren The last few months have brought quite a few pro-life victories right across the United States. Iowa passed a fetal heartbeat abortion ban. South Dakota passed a bill requiring abortionists to tell women that abortion kills a human being—which is an undeniable fact. And last week, Mississippi passed a 15-week ban…Details
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