Joshua Lawson
Joshua Lawson
Joshua Lawson

Joshua Lawson is managing editor of The Federalist. He is a graduate of Queen’s University as well as Hillsdale College where he received a master’s degree in American politics and political philosophy. Follow him on Twitter @JoshuaMLawson.

No, Beethoven, Classical Music, And Etiquette Aren’t White Supremacist

In their push to tear down the hallmarks of Western Civilization, leftists are now gunning for Beethoven, classical music, and the very idea of ‘etiquette.’

Social Justice Quotas Shouldn’t Determine Oscar’s Best Picture Nominees

The actors, actresses, crew, and staff of movies should be made up of men and women who get ahead by virtue of their talent, not group identity quotas.

Meet Cori Bush: The Latest Socialist ‘Squad’ Member Headed To Congress

With her shocking win in the Democratic primary, radical leftist Cori Bush is poised for Congress, as the cadre of open socialists continues to grow.

The Conventions Proved Only The GOP Will Stand Up Against Civil Unrest

With their silence at the DNC and late response to the new wave of violence in Kenosha, Democrats remain cowed and timid in the face of lawlessness.

Why Reaganism’s Enduring Values Still Offer The Best Hope For America

Reaganism was always more than just tax cuts. Informed patriotism, peace through strength, and individual liberty remain the heart of American conservatism.

Poignant Documentary ‘Howard’ Pays Tribute To Disney’s Howard Ashman

Don Hahn’s ‘Howard’ is a moving documentary of the life of Disney legend Howard Ashman — a gifted and genuine musical genius whose work inspired millions.

No, Kamala Harris Isn’t A ‘Moderate’ — She’s A Radical Threat To America

The media are spinning Kamala Harris as a ‘centrist’ and a ‘moderate.’ In reality, she’s a leftist who could be one heartbeat away from the Oval Office.

75 Years Later, It’s Clear Truman Was Right To Drop The Atomic Bomb

Ultimately, the decision to use atomic weapons against Japan hastened the end to World War II, halted further Soviet aggression, and saved millions of lives.

Why Joe Rogan’s Criticism Of Video Games Is Only Partly Correct

Any pursuit that detracts from faith, family, and friends can be destructive. But with discipline, the best video games can enlighten as well as entertain.

Viral Video Of Teen Discovering Taxes Is A Moment More Americans Need To Experience

While it’s amusing to watch 18-year-old Jojo learn the cold truth about taxes, his experience reminds us how much the government takes from our hard work.

‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ Is A National Anthem To Celebrate, Not Cancel

As leftists push to abolish ‘The Star-Spangled Banner,’ its inspiring lyrics, potential for beauty, and message of resilience deserve to be cheered.

Medical Protocols In Place, Hillsdale College Will Host Commencement Saturday

Hillsdale College is taking prudent measures to hold a safe commencement — a significant and expressive exercise protected by the First Amendment.

With Oklahoma Reservation Case, Supreme Court Tells Congress To Keep Its Promises

The Supreme Court’s ruling in McGirt v. Oklahoma affirms core principles of American justice and constitutional law while also righting a grave wrong.

Why I Just Became An American Citizen, And Still Have Hope For The Future

I waited 12 years to finally become a U.S. citizen. Don’t listen to her external or internal foes. America is still the greatest country in the world.

Christians Don’t Need The Black Lives Matter Movement To Defeat Evil

Christianity steeped in neighborly love ended slavery and defeated Jim Crow. The gospel, not the BLM movement, already has what we need to heal the nation.

5 Baseball Movies To Watch If You’re Missing America’s Pastime

An Iowan farmer, a duo of bargain hunters, and a modern Arthurian legend star in some of the best movies to watch this summer if you’re pining for baseball.

Corporate Media Wants To Silence The Federalist Because It Can’t Compete

The failed attempt by NBC News to demonetize The Federalist puts to rest any idea that the legacy media cares about objectivity or free speech.

How Defunding The Police Endangers American Lives, Liberty, And Property

The government does a lot that is absurd, foolish, and wrong, but the last thing we should cut is the state’s role in protecting our lives and property.

You Can Be A Christian, You Can Be A Marxist, But You Can’t Be Both

Christians are being pressured into repeating the beliefs of a neo-Marxist, collective guilt ideology that’s incompatible with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Be Courageous And Stand Firm, America—We Do Not Kneel

Americans didn’t kneel to British tyranny, Nazi fascism, or Soviet communism. We won’t kneel for a collective guilt movement that’s gone off the rails.