John Howting

John M. Howting III is assistant editor of Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture.

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Latest by John Howting in Chronicles

  • Putting the Shoe on the Other Foot
    November 17, 2020

    Putting the Shoe on the Other Foot

    2 ¾ min

    What if election workers in heavily Republican areas had mistreated poll watchers in the same way they were in Democrat-controlled Detroit and Philadelphia? If the shoe were on the other foot, would our society’s elites react differently?

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  • The Only Unacceptable Single-Issue Voters
    October 30, 2020

    The Only Unacceptable Single-Issue Voters

    3 ½ min

    Liberals among the Catholic hierarchy are spending this election season decrying so-called “single-issue voters," by which they mean pro-lifers. In a country filled with single-issue zealots, being pro-life is still the only unacceptable commitment.

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  • The New Gun Control
    July 22, 2020

    The New Gun Control

    5 min

    Legal jeopardy is the new gun control. The left is making the consequences of defending oneself with a firearm so dire that whites have only two options when faced with violence: submit to their aggressors or risk jail after defending themselves.

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  • Interview With a Condemned Academic
    August 2019

    Interview With a Condemned Academic

    14 ¾ min

    Michael Millerman was a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Toronto when he got into trouble. The trouble wasn’t drugs or alcohol, debt, or academic improprieties. Nor was he troubled by poor academic performance. The trouble was that he was reading, examining, and translating the works of controversial political thinkers influenced by Martin Heidegger.

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  • Protectionism as a Path to Piety
    May 2019

    Protectionism as a Path to Piety

    10 ¾ min

    Frédéric Bastiat’s Candlestick Makers’ Petition, an open letter to the French Parliament written in 1845, gets trotted out by free-trade fundamentalists every time anyone says the word tariff.

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