The West

Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West

The Reincarnation of America’s Most Infamous Dead Mall

The Reincarnation of America’s Most Infamous Dead Mall

We don’t need ideology. We need ideas.

Red Flag Laws in the Age of Political Psychiatry

Red Flag Laws in the Age of Political Psychiatry

In the wake of recent horrific shooting sprees, Donald Trump and other Republicans wishing to appear to “do something” have seized the purported “middle ground”: red flag laws. 

Diagnosis of Gender Dysphoria – Too General and Too Much Harm?
The He-Man Woman Haters Club: Welcome to the World of the Incel

The He-Man Woman Haters Club: Welcome to the World of the Incel

From its origins as a movement of hope and support, some of these sites today are the domain of frustrated males who rage against women, successful men, and society in general.

I Immigrated to the US to Pursue the American Dream, Not to Pay for Your College Degree

I Immigrated to the US to Pursue the American Dream, Not to Pay for Your College Degree

There are millions of highly-educated, foreign-born individuals in the US workforce with stories like mine. We took an entrepreneurial approach to our lives, seeking to better ourselves and live the American dream.

When Nominalists Curl in the Squat Rack

When Nominalists Curl in the Squat Rack

If you see some barbarian curling in the squat rack, take action. You may be surprised how drastically you alter someone’s worldview.

And Then They Came for the Left’s Sacred Symbols

And Then They Came for the Left’s Sacred Symbols

What to do when a Marxist mural depicting a dark side of American history is suddenly on the chopping block?

The Chinese Communist Party and Their Brave New World

The Chinese Communist Party and Their Brave New World

Aaron Sarin's "When the Lion Wakes" reveals harrowing truths about the Chinese Communist Party.  

Who Is Boris Johnson?

Who Is Boris Johnson?

Supporters have said a Trump-Johnson relationship could touch off a new partnership akin to that of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s. 

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Why Jordan Peterson's Thinkspot may become a refuge for dissenters.

Taylor Swift’s Soviet Style Humor

Taylor Swift’s Soviet Style Humor

Taylor Swift's most recent music video portrays American Christians as toothless know-nothings. This isn't satire; this is propaganda.

Brexit: Where Are We?

Brexit: Where Are We?

The history of the Brexit phenomenon, and how the incoming Prime Minister plans to resolve the situation. 

The Growing Tyranny of Political Correctness and Mass Media

The Growing Tyranny of Political Correctness and Mass Media

Mass Media, Social Media, and PC culture have created an American social-policing apparatus on par with Chairman Xi Jinping's Social-Credit-Score System.

Why Didn't the Founders Abolish Slavery?

Why Didn't the Founders Abolish Slavery?

Four reasons America's architects tolerated slavery in their country's infancy. Were they justified? You decide. 

The Versailles Treaty at 100: How It Affects the Modern World

The Versailles Treaty at 100: How It Affects the Modern World

June 28, 1919. On this date, 100 years ago, Germany signed the Treaty of Versailles, her peace settlement for the First World War.

Two Thumbs up for the Trades

Two Thumbs up for the Trades

Many young people, I suspect, labor under the expectations of others regarding their choice of a career.

Down With Yoga, Up With Baseball

Down With Yoga, Up With Baseball

If you want to effectively relieve stress, set aside the yoga mat, get out a couple mitts and a baseball, and play catch instead. 

 

America: Still the Land of Hope

America: Still the Land of Hope

If the United States is such a bastion of oppression and misery, then why are so many immigrants, legal and illegal, trying to come here?

Why Do We Wait so Long to Send Kids to College?

Why Do We Wait so Long to Send Kids to College?

Perhaps it’s time to set the bar high once again.

‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go’

‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go’

Today, ridding the world of Western civilization as a phenomenon doesn’t seem like such a stretch.

Orwell’s '1984': How to Misread a Classic

Orwell’s '1984': How to Misread a Classic

In the decades since the time of its publication, the context of Orwell’s magnum opus has been lost.

Is Meryl Streep Right in Saying That Women Can Be Pretty Toxic?

Is Meryl Streep Right in Saying That Women Can Be Pretty Toxic?

Perhaps it’s time we stop pretending that men have a monopoly on toxicity.

The Way of the Sixgun: An American Martial Art

The Way of the Sixgun: An American Martial Art

With culture around us apparently in decline, it’s worth celebrating uniquely American traditions, especially growing ones.

What Melania's Hat Can Teach Us About First Impressions

What Melania's Hat Can Teach Us About First Impressions

I caught my first glimpse of Melania’s outfit soon after she and President Trump arrived at Buckingham Palace, kicking off their 2019 state visit.

Extended Childhood: The New American Way

Extended Childhood: The New American Way

We all want our children to have the quality of resilience, but are we making it difficult for them to obtain?

What’s Behind the ‘Sex Recession’?

What’s Behind the ‘Sex Recession’?

One factor is the increased availability of online entertainment and other digital usage.

The Dictatorship of the Young

The Dictatorship of the Young

We are left with children who rely not on authoritative adults but on news from nowhere.

Inverting the Wisdom of the Ages

Inverting the Wisdom of the Ages

The difference here is between people who are dull and people who are shrieking, to drown out the voice of conscience.

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