Edward Welsch

Edward Welsch is the executive editor at Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture.

Latest by Edward Welsch in ITO

  • A Machiavellian Reality Check
    August 27, 2021

    A Machiavellian Reality Check

    2 min

    Read today, Burnham’s cold, clear-eyed view of practical political theory works like mental mouthwash against the mountain of cloying, conservative Book-of-the-Month-Club tracts that purport to “win the battle of ideas” against the left.

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  • The Daunte Wright Shooting and Demographic Shift
    April 14, 2021

    The Daunte Wright Shooting and Demographic Shift

    5 ¼ min

    Stories of political upheaval in Brooklyn Center following Daunte Wright's death overlook the rapid demographic changes occurring in the Minneapolis suburb.

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  • Leave Dr. Seuss for Dead
    March 11, 2021

    Leave Dr. Seuss for Dead

    7 min

    Dr. Seuss was one of his era's greatest cancelers of conservatives, a warmongering propagandist, and a writer of subversive kids' books. No one should lament his cancellation.

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  • Crazy Hopes
    January 13, 2021

    Crazy Hopes

    5 ¼ min

    The emergence of a British YouTuber pushing the bad ideas of “Q” shows collapsing trust in public officials and the frustration of Americans denied answers. The cure for despair lies not in outlandish hopes, but a calm analysis of political power.

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  • A White Pill for Disappointed Populists
    January 7, 2021

    A White Pill for Disappointed Populists

    4 min

    After a period of ultimately futile repression probably coming from D.C. and Big Tech, the national populist movement will emerge stronger than ever—and it will be stronger and more effective after Trump.

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Latest by Edward Welsch in Chronicles

  • Election Oddities
    October 2021

    Election Oddities

    10 min

    Even before the release of 2020 election audits from Maricopa and other counties, there is plenty of evidence within the voter turnout and registration statistics suggesting that not everything was above board in Joe Biden's presidential victory.

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  • What We Are Reading: The Machiavellians
    August 2021

    What We Are Reading: The Machiavellians

    1 ½ min

    Read today, Burnham’s cold, clear-eyed view of practical political theory works like mental mouthwash against the mountain of cloying, conservative Book-of-the-Month-Club tracts that purport to “win the battle of ideas” against the left.

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  • The Madness of Mike Lindell
    September 2021

    The Madness of Mike Lindell

    7 min

    Mike Lindell's attempt to prove a vast conspiracy behind the 2020 election blew up in his face due to his reliance on faulty data. Yet his symposium was a rallying point for conservatives determined to pursue suspicious voting anomalies.

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  • What We Are Reading: August 2021
    August 2021

    What We Are Reading: August 2021

    3 ¾ min

    John Greenville reads Ages of Discord and Executive Editor Edward Welsch reads The Machiavellians.

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  • Children of the Revolution
    August 2021

    Children of the Revolution

    3 ¼ min

    Riots in Los Angeles over a transgender person who allegedly exposed himself to a child in a women's bathroom have pitted the moderate left against its progressive fringe.

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