The evidence is in: The far Left feeds the alt-right, while conservative commentators are essential to de-radicalization

By Jonathon Van Maren Back in 2017, I wrote a column explaining why the media’s attempt to smear Dr. Jordan Peterson and other members of the so-called Intellectual Dark Web as “alt-right” was so insidious: Because in fact, intellectuals and pundits like Peterson, Shapiro, and others were actually robbing the alt-right of followers and providing…

Progressive journalist accuses Douglas Murray of misgendering–and then accidentally does it herself

By Jonathon Van Maren Douglas Murray’s invigorating new book The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race, and Identity, has just been released, and you can tell by the chapter titles alone—Gay, Women, Race, Trans—that he won’t be strolling through any minefields. He’ll be doing some salsa dancing, with today’s triggered progressives exploding in his wake. I’ll have…

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…