Devin Foley

Devin Foley

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Devin is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Charlemagne Institute, which operates Intellectual Takeout, Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture, and the Alcuin Internship. He is a graduate of Hillsdale College where he studied history and political science. Prior to co-founding Intellectual Takeout/The Charlemagne Institute, he served as the Director of Development at the Center of the American Experiment, a state-based think tank in Minnesota. Devin is a contributor to local and national newspapers, a frequent guest on a variety of talk shows, such as Minneapolis' KTLK and NPR's Talk of the Nation, and regularly shares culture and education insights presenting to civic groups, schools, and other organizations. In 2011, he was named a Young Leader by the American Swiss Foundation. Devin and his wife have been married for eighteen years and have six children. When he's not working, Devin enjoys time with family while also relaxing through reading, horticulture, home projects, and skiing and snowboarding.  

Watch Devin Foley and Christina Hoff Sommers recently discuss the question, "Is there a war against men?"

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Recent blog posts by this author

Why We’re Stressed Out

My oldest son, a freshman in high school, informed me that the guys from Twenty One Pilots have become the pinnacle heartthrobs for teen girls. I had no idea. Even more fascinating than that tidbit, is the fact that their official music video for “...

The Deep State: How it Came to Be and Why it Fights so Hard

Increasingly, it looks like the political fight isn’t between Republicans and Democrats, but rather the American people against the Deep State. More and more often we are seeing bureaucrats, lobbyists, and elected officials of both parties circle...

Gladiator Emperor on the Good Life: Love God, Love Man

When asked which commandment was above all others, Christ responded by stating that we are to love God and to love our neighbors as ourselves. In other words, to love God and man was the path to a good life. Roughly 135 years later, Emperor...

Antifa & Neo-Nazi Propaganda: Are you susceptible?

Do you believe that anyone who disagrees with your beliefs is the enemy? Would you ever don the white “glory suit” of the KKK or the balaclava and black hoody of Antifa? Would you ever hold this sign? Would you ever stand with this group...

Houston: What Jack London Had to Say About Looters

The video footage of looting in Houston following Hurricane Harvey is much like the looting we’ve seen in other parts of the country: shattered shop windows, people walking away with flat screen TVs or shoes or whatever, and the police often nowhere...

Antifa and Neo-Nazis: A Pox on Both Their Houses

Since the chaos at Charlottesville, media of various sorts have been hammering away at the evil of white supremacy and neo-Nazis while barely mentioning the evil of Antifa. It is as if we are to believe that we have a binary choice: Will you line up...

Indoctrination in American Schools: How bad is it?

(The above image is that of a jacket worn by a teacher in a West Virginia public school.) The father of America's public education system, Horace Mann, famously quipped: "Men are cast-iron, but children are wax." Mann knew that education was...

Should a Christian be a Foodie?

One of the highly celebrated pleasures of our time is fine cuisine. All manner of foodie hotspots have sprung up as TV shows and social media continue to popularize delicious, unique food. But should Christians partake in the foodie culture? Not...

The Road to Serfdom: We’re Probably on It

On both sides of the political aisle, frustration with Washington, D.C., has been palpable and growing for many years. Several years ago, President Obama himself stated, “The American people overwhelmingly believe that this town doesn't work...

Does the Bern see his hypocrisy?

During a budget committee hearing for deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget nominee Russell Vought, Senator Bernie Sanders argued that a Christian’s beliefs are “not what this country is supposed to be about”. You can watch the...

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