Ryan Hammill
Ryan Hammill

Ryan Hammill is a writer who hails from the San Francisco Bay area. He likes to find points of agreement in surprising places. Follow him on Twitter @RyanAHammill.

How Ta-Nehisi Coates Transformed Anti-Racism Into A Religion

Ta-Nehisi Coates has accidentally hit upon a central Christian doctrine that Christians refuse to talk about: We are guilty, and we can do nothing about it.

Harvard Professor Accidentally Illustrates How His Kind Has Destroyed The Humanities

Harvard’s James Simpson and likeminded scholars have selectively wielded their theoretical chainsaws to disfigure the humanities into hideous totems of ideology and politics.

Refugees Have Converted Even The New York Times Into Bible-Thumpers

Liberals have suddenly overcome their aversion to citing Jesus Christ, and even—the horror!—of quoting Leviticus, all to bash us into their preferred refugee and immigration policies.

‘Hamilton’ Succeeds By Recreating The American Founding Myth Sans Slavery

To understand liberals’ sudden admiration for Alexander Hamilton, it helps to consider what they think of the other Founding Fathers.

‘Loving’ Presents A Humane Vision Of The Good Life

This film about interracial romance presents a deeply conservative vision of a good human life.

Why Punishing Criminals Can Be More Merciful Than ‘Rehabilitation’

Our efforts to diagnose and ‘rehabilitate’ prisoners do not bring about greater justice and reform. In practice, they achieve the opposite.

Why The Left Is Going Bonkers On InterVarsity’s Affirmation Of Marriage

InterVarsity is suddenly a target. Yet many other organizations hold similar ethical stances, and even more forcefully, and are not being protested. So what’s this about?

How Obama’s College Turned Me Into A Conservative

An ideology designed to mitigate the privilege of white males ended up placing those students right back at the head of the table.