Archeofuturism, a concept that arose on the French New Right in the 1970s, charts a path toward a rebirth of tradition amid a future convulsed by technological change.
A Midwestern Morass
Now that they hold the levers of power by a slim majority, Minnesota Democrats are cramming far-left bills through the legislature, showing what an assertive American left is willing to force upon its minority conservative population.
A Tool by Any Other Name
Chatbots do not have a political bias. Just ask them.
The Hitler of Legend
Contrary to the standard view of historians, Hitler was not a conservative with pre-World War I aristocratic values, but a radical revolutionary who upended the traditional German power structure.
A Weekend With O’Keefe
Investigative journalism of the kind that James O'Keefe practices is not for normal people. But it is necessary nonetheless.
Cracks in the COVID Story
Key government officials made deceptive use of fear and guilt in an attempt to control public resistance to totalitarian pandemic policies.
On Unjust Peace
The Ukrainian invasion may not have happened if the American government had not tried to push NATO to the borders of Russia. Conflict happens in international relations and does not require woke ideological hysteria as a response.
Are We the Baddies?
It appears the U.S. government has attacked the civilian infrastructure of a NATO ally for the purposes of maintaining geostrategic advantage over both Europe and Russia, revealing the utter moral bankruptcy of U.S. foreign policy.
Conservatism Inc. has a long history of purging undesirables who challenge its party lines, but those in charge of the movement typically hide this practice.
Three Cheers for the Twenty
In early January, 20 Republicans in the House of Representatives stood up to their Party’s corrupt leadership and forced the adoption of rule changes that will benefit Americans and restrict the activities of Washington’s bipartisan deep state.
Despite the oppressive grip of the left on opinion-making media, Chronicles succeeded in its early years and celebrated its success by increasing its frequency to a monthly magazine.
A Consoling Disorientation
Maybe we need the pressure of loss close at hand in order to catch glimpses of things as they really are.
Onward, Christian Nationalist
Self-described Christian nationalists should be focused on repairing the disastrous mistake of liberalism and returning to objective moral foundations.
A Midterm Reality Check
With the Georgia runoff results in, the midterms represent a remarkable achievement for the Democratic Party. They've held their own despite failing grades in all polls on inflation, crime, foreign policy, and immigration, and a mostly senile president.
The Trump Train Rides Again
Donald Trump's announcement speech for his 2024 presidential bid raised more questions than answers about what he did or did not learn as an executive in his first term.
The impending removal of Moses Ezekiel’s magnificent monument from Arlington National Cemetery follows well-laid out guidelines for obliterating the non-woke past everywhere in the culturally revolutionized West.
The “conspiracy theorist” moniker has long been the left’s preferred label to shut down anyone who notices what they’re up to.
The Mortality Spike
In many countries, including the United States, there was a sharp rise in mortality, especially among the younger population, after the widespread rollout of COVID-19 vaccines.
Conversion, Celebrity Style
Celebrities like Shia LaBeouf who come to traditional Catholicism with hat in hand during difficult times attest to the deep draw of that spiritual tradition and to its increasing influence in American culture.
FDA Fraud Unfolding
The court-ordered release of Pfizer's COVID vaccine documentation reveals disturbing data about the safety of the shot for pregnant and nursing women and for their babies.
Electoral Franchise Blues
If you want to create and preserve a constitutional republic, you must be careful about who gets to vote. Once this sacred right is granted, it can never be withdrawn.
Equality’s Rising Flood
The obsession with equality or "equity," transgenderism, racial politics and the rest of Western social wreckage since the 1950s was foreshadowed by the events of the French Revolution.
While politicians and media stars talk casually of nuclear war, the risk of a catastrophe that could kill the majority of human life rises ever higher.
Golf's civil war continues. The upstart LIV Tour has given players more leverage against the PGA, though some criticize it for its Saudi backing. But there's plenty of moral ambiguity to go around in sports...
In ordering the unprecedented FBI raid of a former president's private residence, the Biden administration is playing with fire ... and driving Trump toward the 2024 White House.
Blacks on Abortion
The U.S. black population has been disproportionately devastated by the practice of abortion, yet many black leaders have been cajoled into dutifully mouthing the abortion politics of their white leftist overlords.
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.
The current concept of what is "liberal" is a far cry from the classical liberalism of the bourgeoisie.
Halting the Leftward Lurch
The centrist right has capitulated to the triumphant march of the left, but true conservative opposition, such as Sam Francis offers, is attacked as far-right extremism.
The Trouble with Twitter
In poorly educated, highly indoctrinated America, it is not the better ideas that prevail; it is the more pervasive propaganda.
The Tithes That Unbind
Millions of newcomers are rapidly eating away at the Mormon majority in Utah, and putting pressure on the Mormon Church to modify its stance on homosexuality. Some practice "gay tithing," sending money to activists trying to get the church to change.
And Injustice for All
The elevation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court formalizes state-sponsored injustice in the very institution charged with upholding justice.
Emotional outbursts and misleading rhetoric from our political class and TV opinionators leave Americans confused about everything from Putin's motives to Caitlyn Jenner's degeneracy.
Germany, Harbinger of the Abyss
Finis Germania is a posthumous collection of melancholy writing by German ecologist and sometime academic Rolf Peter Sieferle, who took his own life in despair in 2016. Sieferle regreted the disappearance of a recognizably Western civilization and . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe now to access the full article and gain access to other exclusive...
Snow Princess Does Beijing
Poor Gu Ailing, or, as we call her here in the country of her birth, Eileen Gu. She claims to have jumped ship to join the Chinese team for this year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing because she hoped to inspire young athletes on both sides of the Pacific, and . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe...
Biden Voters’ Remorse
There seems to be a widespread belief that Joe Biden has exceeded the mandate for which he was elected. It seems we’re supposed to believe that those who voted for the Biden-Harris ticket craved moderation after Trump’s troubled and unsettling presidency. Writer and commentator Scott Jennings repeats . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe now to...
With Friends Like These
British author Douglas Murray recently wrote what he calls a “bit of self-criticism” about the American right in the online magazine UnHerd. Murray builds his argument around what he considers a very . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe now to access the full article and gain access to other exclusive features. Already a subscriber? Sign in...
The New American Genocide
The political hostility of the United States today is directed at no one more than America’s European-descended whites—the group whose ancestors are largely responsible for settling, building, and defending this country. That is not to say others contributed nothing, but that the largest contributions . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe now to access the full...
The Making of a Gay Saint
The U.S. Navy launched a new ship, an oiler christened the USNS Harvey Milk, on Nov. 6, 2021, at Naval Base San Diego, home port of the Pacific Fleet. Younger readers of this . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe now to access the full article and gain access to other exclusive features. Already a subscriber?...
Paid to Hate Putin
It seems that National Review Editor Rich Lowry never tires of carrying water for the sponsors of his magazine, whether it’s the high-tech giants who help . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe now to access the full article and gain access to other exclusive features. Already a subscriber? Sign in here
From High Noon to Django Unchained
Our new issue of Chronicles contains several essays that assess films that can be classified in some sense as “conservative,” or at least dealing with themes of interest . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe now to access the full article and gain access to other exclusive features. Already a subscriber? Sign in here
In Defense of Sam Francis
Open season has been declared on the late and longtime Chronicles columnist Samuel Francis. Evidence for this can be found in, among other places, a diatribe recently published by political journalist Michael Lind in Tablet, “
The Post-Abortive Culture
The recent passage of the Texas Heartbeat Act, signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott on May 19, has resulted in feverish alarums across the land. These came after the U.S. Supreme Court’s . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe now to access the full article and gain access to other exclusive features. Already a subscriber?...
The Cowardice of ‘Patriotic Courage’
That Donald Trump bothered to challenge the official outcome of the November 2020 election was an annoyance to a number of congressional Republicans, representatives and senators alike.
Learning from Lenin
Vladimir Lenin observed in State and Revolution (1917) that “all previous revolutions perfected the state machine, whereas it must be broken, smashed.” He meant, as Marx had written in
Trump’s Short Recession
Donald Trump has a better track record of avoiding economic downturn than any Republican president since the GOP was founded in 1854. “A trough in monthly economic activity occurred in the US economy in April 2020,” a National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) panel
Flawed Reasoning on CRT
Impassioned attacks on critical race theory (CRT) are the subject of AMAC Magazine’s August issue. A publication of The Association of Mature American Citizens, a Republican alternative to the American Association of Retired People, the magazine . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe now to access the full article and gain access to other exclusive features....
The Madness of Mike Lindell
Mike Lindell is furious with me. The Minnesota marketing genius, who pulled himself out of drug addiction and became a millionaire by selling pillows, is pointing a shaking finger at where I’m sitting in the gallery above the stage of his Cyber Symposium in Sioux Falls . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe now to access...
The Cancel Culture Zoo
Just when we thought cancel culture couldn’t possibly get sillier, new heights of inanity were achieved in March when Dr. Seuss Enterprises removed six of that author’s best known titles from its active publishing list upon recommendations from a “panel of experts.” Among the titles
When Men Say ‘Yes’ to the Dress
Judging by the ads that show up on my computer, I am a prime target for women’s clothing stores. Advertisers clearly know they can catch my eye with feminine dresses and skirts. But such feminine dresses quickly become unappealing when worn by those recently featured in a New . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe...