Alexander Riley

Alexander Riley is a professor of sociology at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania.

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  • What We Are Reading: January 2022
    January 2022

    What We Are Reading: January 2022

    4 min

    Reviews of Machiavelli's The Life of Castruccio Castracani, and Thomas Molnar's The Decline of the Intellectual.

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  • The Political Hijacking of Science
    January 2022

    The Political Hijacking of Science

    7 ¾ min

    Science Under Fire is a representative example of the evolving leftist effort to undermine science—by bashing the notion of objectivity—all in the name of science.

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  • <em>Vive la</em> New Right
    December 2021

    Vive la New Right

    10 ½ min

    Guillaume Faye and Alain de Benoist are thinkers from the French New Right. Their ideology is explored in two books that provide useful insights for America's own battles against the left.

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  • What We Are Reading: December 2021
    December 2021

    What We Are Reading: December 2021

    4 min

    Reviews of Griftopia, Matt Taibbi's book about Wall Street's power grab, and Amy Wax's Race, Wrongs, and Remedies, which deconstructs the left's narrative about America's "systemic racism."

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  • Slavery as a Political Construct
    November 2021

    Slavery as a Political Construct

    11 min

    America's most prominent newspaper launched a project promoting a fundamental, deliberate misinterpretation of the nation's moral core. Two valuable books unmask this truth about The New York Times' 1619 Project.

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