By Jonathon Van Maren If Ben Shapiro is the gentleman boxer of conservative commentary, his Daily Wire colleague Matt Walsh is definitely a doomsday prophet in sackcloth and ashes. Each new essay-length column fairly drips with depressing details of why, exactly, our culture is broken, our Christianity is shallow, and our countries are tearing themselves…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Last night, the much-awaited debate between Sohrab Ahmari of the New York Post and David French of the National Review finally took place at the Catholic University in Washington, D.C., moderated by Ross Douthat of the New York Times. For those who haven’t been following the civil war within conservatism (which…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Mary Eberstadt is one of the best writers on the impact of the sexual revolution in the English language, and her new book Primal Screams: How the Sexual Revolution Created Identity Politics, is absolutely essential reading for anyone who wants to truly understand the forces that shape our society today. A…Details
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By Jonathon Van Maren In the current war on biological reality as it pertains to gender, the first intended casualty is language itself. In truly Orwellian fashion, the transgender activists have made tremendous progress on this front—as I pointed out in this space earlier this year, at some point almost the entire news media quietly…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Despite the BBC’s reputation for being a liberal network (Peter Hitchens once told me during an interview that our conversation was disorienting for him because the BBC would never let him answer questions at such length), their coverage of the American abortion debate is often far more balanced than that of…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren We’ve known for some time that feminism, an ideology that originally purported to be dedicated to the advancement and equality of women, has long since devolved into a shoddy cover for abortion activism. Anything can be sacrificed to ensure that babies can always be sacrificed so that the parents of these hapless children…Details
While President Trump continues to publicly blunder on in a whirlwind of chaos, behind the scenes, members of his Administration persistently prioritize the issues of life and religious liberty. One recent example particularly stands out. This is excellent news from The Atlantic: Under Donald Trump, departments across the executive branch have made religious freedom a clear priority, and…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren The insular world of the abortion industry is a bizarre place, one where up is down, down is up, some babies are precious, and other babies the same age are, quite literally, garbage. It is a world where your interpretation of the facts must be strained through ideology, because otherwise the…Details
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