Ex-Presidents have generally retired from public life and refrained from criticizing their successors. Unfortunately, this traditional seems to be changing.
Wall Street executives have reacted to the #Metoo with mass conversions to the Pence Rule: no meetings with women alone.
Are Americans who admire the world’s most brutal regimes miseducated or stupid?
Can a patriot be a nationalist and vice versa? If not, why not?
Many people this holiday season will experience the joy of attending a local performance of “The Nutcracker” ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Unfortunately, the wounds of the '60s have not healed with the graying of the 1968 generation.
Lincoln's Secretary of State was famous for hosting dinners which brought together politicians of radically different opinions who always left the dinner happy. Can we learn something from William Seward's hospitality?
In 1939 the Wizard of Oz became an instant classic. But it was more than a great movie. The film expressed Middle America's desire to stay out of war in Europe.
Enlightenment thinkers like Voltaire were known for their attacks on Christianity . Nevertheless, they understood that ordinary people needed religion if they were to be virtuous citizens.
We all know the story. But in November 2018, we would do well to remember all of this not with mere nostalgia, but with moral intent.
History is clear: When the ordinary restraints of civil society no longer apply, there is no forecasting who will be caught in the resulting web of hatred.
Veterans Day commemorates the end of World War I. The United States intervened in that war to save its British and French allies. Should America have stayed out?
World War I and its subsequent peace agreements brought consequences that even today haunt our lives.
Of all the disturbing developments in culture and ideas over the last several years few have been more disturbing than the reemergence of communism and socialism.
The sinking of the Lusitania provides a prime example.
G. K. Chesterton was anything but a futurist. But perhaps he did have a few predictive powers.
November 9th marks the eightieth anniversary of Kristallnacht.
For nearly a quarter-century, the midterm elections that used to center on bread-and-butter issues like schools, crime—“the economy, stupid”—have now been little more than proxy wars to impeach the sitting president.
Today's reformation has many similarities with the one which occurred 500 years ago, only today's is not happening in the churches.
In an age where individuals are increasingly falling for socialist nostrums, Thomas Merton provides timeless lessons about why people choose bankrupt ideologies such as communism.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago offers some poignant advice for dealing with the friction in today's society.
For as often as the phrase “history repeats itself” is used, it’s shocking how rare it is for mankind to actually learn from its mistakes.
Civil wars happen when there is a profound philosophical incompatibility inside a nation.
As we eulogize this beacon of American capitalism, we should also celebrate one of its lesser-known achievements: using markets to combat Jim Crow laws.
Before socialism can succeed, the existing culture must change.
The TV series "The Man in the High Castle" sketches a world in which the Axis powers won World War II.
Should we associate political disagreements with mental illness with such a dark history behind that practice?
The presumption of innocence until proven guilty is a bed rock principle of Western Civilization. Protecting individuals from angry mobs remains a basic task of our judicial system.