Former Member of the Legislative Assembly and longtime political watcher John Les joined Jonathon Van Maren to discuss Canada’s conservative leaders–and what social conservatives can do to reassert themselves in politics.
Alissa Golob of Right Now joined Jonathon Van Maren to discuss abortion politics in Canada–and how pro-life activists are making an impact right across the country.
Longtime politician and founder of two political parties Preston Manning joined Jonathon Van Maren to talk about his new book and faith in the public square.
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.
In “Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama,” Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Garrow successfully upends the entire narrative of Obama’s life, calling his memoirs “historical fiction” and explaining, through hundreds of interviews, how Obama created a narrative in order to win political power. He joined Jonathon Van Maren to discuss that fascinating story.
Pierre Lemieux, candidate for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada, is running to replace Stephen Harper–and he’s a social conservative. He joined Jonathon to discuss social conservatism in Canada, and how Canadians are responding to his message, and what we can do next.
Kevin D. Williamson of the National Review joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss the Trump phenomenon, middle-class white America, celebrity politics, and the future of conservatism.
Conservative Member of Parliament Cathay Wagantall joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss her new private member’s bill, Cassie and Molly’s Law. Cassie and Molly were brutally murdered in Windsor, Ontario. Cathay Wagantall plans to bring their case to the floor of the House of Commons.
By Jonathon Van Maren It’s inevitable: Whenever a Conservative government loses power, the first instinct of “progressive conservatives,” whatever those are, is to announce that social conservatives should be sent forthwith into political exile, never to return. In other words, the response of liberals who like fiscal policies that allow them to keep more of…
By Jonathon Van Maren If one man can be said to have brought the Sexual Revolution to Canada, it is the late Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau. He was, in fact, essential to bringing liberalized divorce, decriminalized abortion, and laxer attitudes about sexual morality in general to Canada—because he trumpeted his Catholicism wherever he went,…