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Tearing Down Canada’s Past
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Tearing Down Canada’s Past

Celebration of Canada Day in modern-day Canada is marked by official attempts to shame the nation’s history and tear down the monuments of its past. Canada is a “post-national state” and an archetypal example of a late-modern, so-called liberal democracy.

July 2022
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July 2022

Chronicles July 2022 issue: The Failure of Liberalism and the Conservative Crisis of Faith

The Cowardly American Corporation
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The Cowardly American Corporation

The woke bullies of American capitalism are not really bullies at all. The current corporate aborti-mania is driven by abject fear and quivering compliance with cultural authoritarianism.

Cracks in the Narrative on Ukraine
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Cracks in the Narrative on Ukraine

Recent statements by Germany's foreign policy adviser, Jens Plotner, have exposed a general weakening of the narrative that asserts a perfectly monolithic Western world, rock-solid in its determination to punish Russia.

Red-Flagging Red-Flag Law Abuse
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Red-Flagging Red-Flag Law Abuse

A planned federal "red flag" gun control plan backed by Senate Republicans will make it easy for gun-owning citizens to be labeled "mental health threats" and disarmed by anyone who doesn't like them.

Are Conservatives Fair Game?
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Are Conservatives Fair Game?

Should members of the political right criticize one another for their faults, or band together out of solidarity against the left? Is it fair to consider a conservative public figure’s personal life when judging his moral pronouncements? I attempt to answer these questions in response to a critic.

Faux Conservatism at Fox News
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Faux Conservatism at Fox News

Fox News talking heads like Pete Hegseth are engaging in blatant hypocrisy when they blast the Frankfurt School and cultural Marxists as moral radicals. In many cases they are just as bad, or worse, than the people they criticize.

Ukraine, a Hundred Days Later
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Ukraine, a Hundred Days Later

Putin is unlikely to take the bold action necessary to salvage Russia's special military operation in Ukraine, a campaign that drags on, undermined by strategic errors and indecisive leadership.

A Letter from ‘Smart America’
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A Letter from ‘Smart America’

In Last Best Hope, George Packer divides America into four categories of people, about half of whom he despises, and then proceeds to lament their incompatibility as a threat to democracy.

So-Called Fascism, Canadian-Style
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So-Called Fascism, Canadian-Style

The Canadian left and right are equally guilty of slinging the word “fascist” at their opponents. The partisan reinvention of this term is problematic for the left, as Pierre Trudeau once subscribed to an ethnic and organic nationalism.