Letters from readers about Chronicles articles "Revolt of the Fatherless," "America's 'Female Future' Has Open Borders," and about the war in Ukraine.
More Hand-Wringing About the Radical Right
In A World After Liberalism, Matthew Rose displays an excellent prose style, but his ideas about the so-called radical right are unrealistic, inconsistent, and not well-grounded in a historical understanding of liberalism.
Why Russia and China Are More Conservative Than the West
Despite their Communist past and present, Russia and China are demonstrably more conservative in many ways than present-day, self-hating America.
As English Goes, So Goes the U.S.
By undermining the Western canon in the 1990s, leftist academics paved the way for today’s ‘woke’ hurricane.
The Real Cost of Electric Vehicles
For all their use in green virtue-signaling, electric cars have enormous hidden costs, both financial and humanitarian.
Remembering Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle was a bundle of intellectual and literary energy in the Victorian age, but his forceful ideas may have even more relevance to our present-day problems.
The current concept of what is "liberal" is a far cry from the classical liberalism of the bourgeoisie.
The Failure of Liberalism and the Conservative Crisis of Faith
The crisis of conservatism stems from the failure of classical liberalism and the resultant politicization of the economy. Big State meets Big Capital to create our present-day arrangement: woke capitalism.
What We Are Reading: July 2022
Short reviews of Mr. Sammler's Planet, by Saul Bellow, and Dinner at Antoine's, by Francis Parkinson Keyes.
End of Empire, End of Manners
The imperial world offered an elevated ideal that has been lost, along with good manners.
The Woke Mob Comes for a Marxist
For calling out the woke left, Frances Widdowson, an avowed Marxist, was fired from her tenured professorship at Mount Royal University.
A Fork in Europe’s Road
European leaders have a decision to make: treat Russia as an integral part of Europe with legitimate security concerns, or treat her as an Asiatic pariah to be crippled.
Reviews of Father Stu, Moonfall, and The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.
In The Respondent, Hollywood actor Greg Ellis reveals the tyrannical horrors of the family court system, designed especially to emasculate men.
Media’s Self-Induced Demise
The media ultimately stokes a revolt against itself. The disgust it instills with its fake narratives turns men against it.
The Shadow of Sodom
Allyn Walker's audacious Long Dark Shadow is a thinly veiled attempt to normalize pedophilia.
Books in Brief: July 2022
Short reviews of Facing Reality: Two Truths about Race in America, by Charles Murray, and Pessoa: A Biography, by Richard Zenith.
The Healing That Wounds a Nation
The left's language of "healing" is actually a kind of linguistic programming that leads to endless racial strife.
Chronicles July 2022 issue: The Failure of Liberalism and the Conservative Crisis of Faith