Paul Rowan Brian
Paul Rowan Brian

Paul Brian is a freelance journalist whose interests include politics, religion, and world news. His website is

Canada’s Top Anti-Lockdown Politician Fights Leftist Media, Establishment Conservatives

Max Bernier’s warnings apply to citizens throughout the West: power-hungry bureaucrats and lying insiders are trying to strangle our economy and liberties.

How Kim Jong Un Became Dictator Of A Starved Third World Country

Former CIA analyst Jung H. Pak’s new book, ‘Becoming Kim Jong Un,’ is an insightful look at one of the world’s most inscrutable and dangerous leaders.

In ‘If It Bleeds’ Novella Collection, Stephen King Goes Soft

The venerable master of horror’s new book, ‘If It Bleeds,’ is a dispiriting collection of mostly uninspired novellas.

Meet ‘Surveillance Capitalism,’ Our Terrifying New Economic Order

Harvard professor Shoshana Zuboff’s new book warns that Silicon Valley is amassing your data so artificial intelligence can subvert your rights, freedoms, and even conscious thought.

Trump’s Trade War Is Digging The Coal Industry Into A Hole

Trump’s trade war could hurt the ‘forgotten’ Americans — the very people he promised would be newly empowered by his presidency.

‘The New Politics Of Sex’ Explains How Sexual Libertinism Grows Government

Stephen Baskerville’s book, ‘The New Politics of Sex: The Sexual Revolution, Civil Liberties and the Growth of Government Power,’ is a no-holds barred polemic against sexual libertinism that makes a few unfortunate missteps.

Canada’s Justin Trudeau Corrects Constituent: It’s Not ‘Mankind,’ It’s ‘Peoplekind’

Justin Trudeau visibly recoiled when a woman asked him a question that included the word ‘mankind’ at a townhall last week in Edmonton, Alberta.

Nelson DeMille Presents A ‘Cuban Affair’ To Remember

In his latest book, the action-packed ‘The Cuban Affair,’ bestselling thriller writer Nelson DeMille injects just the right dose of black humor to explore the tragic aspects of life in contemporary Cuba.

John Le Carré’s Latest Depicts A Spy Who Should Have Stayed In The Cold

‘A Legacy of Spies,’ the new novel by John Le Carré, is an anti-climactic mess eclipsed by the espionage master’s inability to grapple with contemporary political realities.

These Silicon Valley Billionaires Want To Save Democrats—With A Campaign Called ‘WTF’

I think everyone would agree that the Democrats need help winning back voters post-2016. But they really don’t need this help.

‘Adulthood For Beginners’ Explains How Not To Be An Adult

Comedian Andy Boyle has written ‘Adulthood for Beginners,’ a self-help book that is, despite his best efforts, unintentionally hilarious.

Rediscovering The Lost Tales Of F. Scott Fitzgerald

A new collection of forgotten F. Scott Fitzgerald stories shows an American master embracing dark subject matter without losing his sense of humor or capacity to hope.

You Won’t Believe The Entertainment Centers Set To Replace American Malls

The medium-sized and generic, forgettable malls are going the way of the dinosaur, just like the Main Street, family-owned stores those same malls once put out of business.

Trevor Noah’s Memoir Will Surprise You With His Take On Religion And Politics

Despite his television show being an affront to half the country, Trevor Noah’s amusing and illuminating memoir about being a child of apartheid reveals a surprising depth of understanding about religion and politics.

What Happens When We Help Mentally Ill People Kill Themselves

The liberalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide policy to cover the mentally ill is leading us down a dark path—one that offers death instead of hope.

The 1985 Book That Predicted Today’s Media—And Political—Madness

Neil Postman’s ‘Amusing Ourselves to Death’ warned us that politics would eventually become indistinguishable from show business. The 2016 election should firmly cement his reputation as the Nostradamus of the digital age.

Public Masturbation Now Legal In Italy

Giving leering perverts in Italian alleys a license to masturbate doesn’t seem likely to increase European tourism, especially when ignoring that kind of behavior contributes to sexual assault.

Hillary Clinton Needs To Stop Promoting The Alt-Right

Alt-right leaders have thanked Hillary Clinton for mainstreaming them. They’ve got a point.

Can Tribalism Transcend Political Divisions And Create Solidarity?

In “Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging,” war correspondent Sebastian Junger writes about the paradoxical ways in which war and catastrophes pull us together and help us find meaning.

Canada Elects Its Own Barack Obama

Justin Trudeau’s convincing win on Monday in Canada’s federal election spells a majority Liberal government.