Has conservatism failed?

By Jonathon Van Maren Over at Unherd, a publication I’ve begun to read recently which frequently features thoughtful essays by folks such as Peter Hitchens and Douglas Murray, Mary Harrington recently weighed in with an essay that pinpoints her issues with the UK Tories but equally articulates the stakes in the current conservative debate in…

Defending Western civilization: A conversation with Sir Roger Scruton

By Jonathon Van Maren Knighted in 2016 for “services to philosophy, teaching, and public education,” there is perhaps no academic so articulate and so fierce in his defence of Western civilization as Sir Roger Scruton. A graduate of Cambridge, anti-Communist Cold Warrior, professor in the Humanities Research Institute at Buckingham University, and author of over…