The West

Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West

Marx and Lincoln: Comrades in the Making?

Marx and Lincoln: Comrades in the Making?

Looking back, it seems odd that the avatar of international communism and the exalted founder of the now pro-capitalist Republican Party were ideological bedfellows.

How to Know If You’re Truly ‘In Love’

How to Know If You’re Truly ‘In Love’

How do we know what true love looks like?

Is Diversity an Enemy of Excellence?

Is Diversity an Enemy of Excellence?

Diversity programs are evolving just as many have predicted: to erode academic standards and to promote second-rate fields and third-rate thinking.

Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers?

Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers?

It appears that the genre of young-man-in-Mom’s-basement is no longer looked down upon but is in fact extolled as a viable career choice.

Has the IVF Industry Been Lying to Millennials?

Has the IVF Industry Been Lying to Millennials?

Media reports are exposing the industry’s empty promises.

Ted Bundy and the Banality of Evil

Ted Bundy and the Banality of Evil

Netflix's new docu-series about the famous killer has no there there—and that's exactly the point.

Modern Men in the City

Modern Men in the City

What does it mean to be masculine?

Equality for All Women… Except for Working Mothers?

Equality for All Women… Except for Working Mothers?

Earlier this week researchers from Essex University made what might be considered a rather obvious announcement: working mothers are stressed.

Red Flag Laws: Life-Saving or Authoritarian?

Red Flag Laws: Life-Saving or Authoritarian?

This legislative movement seeks to create a process to remove firearms from the homes of people who are rumored to be dangerous to themselves or others.

Why Elites Hate Border Walls

Why Elites Hate Border Walls

Cosmopolitans seek to tear down walls, literally and figuratively.

How Nostalgia Drives Both Political Parties

How Nostalgia Drives Both Political Parties

Both parties suffer from nostalgia for a “very peculiar kind of postwar moment” and both sides are fed up with the status quo, but for very different reasons.

A 1913 Prescription for ‘Toxic Masculinity’

A 1913 Prescription for ‘Toxic Masculinity’

A clear vision of manhood from an American hero.

New Regulations Cause California Soup Kitchen to Close Its Doors

New Regulations Cause California Soup Kitchen to Close Its Doors

For the past four years, Deliverance San Diego has been delivering hot meals to the city’s homeless population every Friday, averaging 200 donated meals on any given evening.

Can Children Really Be Raised ‘Without the Concept of Sin’?
Should You Give Up Your Metro Seat to a Pregnant Woman?

Should You Give Up Your Metro Seat to a Pregnant Woman?

Probably a majority of people would answer “yes” to that question. But how does that work in practice?

A World Without Heroes or Saints

A World Without Heroes or Saints

The humanitarian lie is in important respects less horrifying than the totalitarian one, but it is rooted in the same contempt for the political nature of man and the same ignorance of the human soul.

The Root of Our Troubles

The Root of Our Troubles

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

What Cicero Would Say about Roger Stone

What Cicero Would Say about Roger Stone

Is Mr. Stone guilty of his alleged crimes? We don’t know.

1 in 5 Lack Basic Literacy in These 3 States. Here's Why That Matters.

1 in 5 Lack Basic Literacy in These 3 States. Here's Why That Matters.

Adult illiteracy is one of the most overlooked socio-economic problems in America.

Marie Kondo is No Cure For Our Hyper-Consumer Culture

Marie Kondo is No Cure For Our Hyper-Consumer Culture

With a little restraint and common sense we wouldn't need her 'method' at all.

Physician Explains What's Wrong with the APA's Masculinity Guidelines
Why Can’t Schools Produce Well-Rounded Adults?

Why Can’t Schools Produce Well-Rounded Adults?

Many adults believe school did not give them the tools they need as adults.

When News Stories are about News Stories, Something has Gone Wrong.
The War Over ‘Toxic Masculinity’

The War Over ‘Toxic Masculinity’

It's splitting us down partisan lines and poisoning our social science.

Covington: Stay Strong, Boys!

Covington: Stay Strong, Boys!

Fear not, this storm will pass.

Is Tucker Right?

Is Tucker Right?

Is Tucker Carlson right to argue that the free market can be destructive to the family?

Why I’m a ‘Misogynist’

Why I’m a ‘Misogynist’

Who are the real misogynists in today’s culture?

What 1990s True-Crime Shows and Movies Teach about America Today

What 1990s True-Crime Shows and Movies Teach about America Today

The worst example of how little things have changed is the movie I, Tonya.

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