The West

Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West

What Public Schools Get Wrong About Diversity

What Public Schools Get Wrong About Diversity

What if our promotion of diversity is all wrong?

80 Years of the Allies: Don’t Forget Their Stories

80 Years of the Allies: Don’t Forget Their Stories

The Allies came together to fight World War II 80 years ago, and we're losing the stories those who served can tell.

Incidentally White

Incidentally White

White nationalism is in fact a very specific form of rootlessness, an ideology of alienation.

In Praise of ‘Garbagemen’

In Praise of ‘Garbagemen’

We don’t fully value the work of “garbagemen” until we have to live without their services.

The Root of Our Troubles

The Root of Our Troubles

Plato's Republic sheds profound light on the real problem.

The Difference Between Classical and Traditional Education

The Difference Between Classical and Traditional Education

What is it that sets classical education apart from the traditional schooling? 

Self-Esteem: Not the Virtue We Think It Is

Self-Esteem: Not the Virtue We Think It Is

Is humility worth defending?

Why ‘Adult Recess’ Is Becoming a Trend

Why ‘Adult Recess’ Is Becoming a Trend

Is it time our society grew up?

Delusion, Doublespeak, and Duplicity: Why Language Matters

Delusion, Doublespeak, and Duplicity: Why Language Matters

To paraphrase Orwell, thought corrupts language and language corrupts thought.

California’s Ethnic Indoctrination Would Dump the Melting Pot

California’s Ethnic Indoctrination Would Dump the Melting Pot

The “salad bowl” philosophy informs every word of the Golden State’s proposed curriculum for a new high school graduation requirement.

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?

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