In two recent interviews, Donald Trump doesn’t really seem to grasp the difference between our system of government and authoritarian one-man rule.
Conservatives have a unique opportunity to make allies of certain liberal-thinking Americans. Let’s stop talking about right and left and begin discussing big and small.
Nothing could be more dystopian than the largest information, communication, and documentation hub controlling your thoughts and punishing you for wrongthink.
The New York Times has been hosting a series of fond, nostalgic recollections about the good old days of twentieth-century Communism. Have they learned nothing?
Communists took another beautiful, prosperous country and ran it to the ground. President Trump should force Cuba’s sickening human rights violations into the open.
If you are apprehensive about creeping ‘authoritarianism’ in Washington, then rigid group-thinking just isn’t feasible anymore.
As anyone familiar with political history could attest, the embrace of social statism isn’t some strategy intended to serve a separate and external goal of nationalism. It is the goal.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party are hailing the victory as a clear mandate from the people, despite winning by a razor-thin margin.
There can be no meaningful dialogue premised upon shared values if both sides only apply those values when it lets them score points.
None of Barack Obama’s wrongdoings absolve President Donald Trump of his. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t point them out.
Read ‘1984.’ Read ‘Brave New World.’ But don’t just beware the machinations of the totalitarian state—beware the disenchantment of our age.
I for one am ready to celebrate the Year of Fascism. It’s heartening that Americans are trying to improve their understanding of what fascism really is.
Many on the Left are now preaching moralistic sermons about the decline of our culture and praising the American founders’ warnings about demagoguery.
Our intellectual allies in most countries are somewhere in the ‘liberal’ camp, so we can’t keep using it like it’s a curse word.
The Left misunderstands Herbert Croly as sort of a reincarnated Founding Father. In reality, his assumptions are authoritarian and collectivist.
The persecution of a Jordanian writer who shared a cartoon on Facebook dramatizes Islam’s problem with theocracy.
On Obamacare, President Obama insists he will not take voters’ repeated no for an answer. Where have we heard that before?
Remember, when Donald Trump’s con game is over, you’ll still be one of the people who defended an authoritarian thug like Vladimir Putin.
To control the economic and political lives of their subjects, authoritarian regimes must at some point resort to censorship. It’s happening in America with the ExxonMobil investigations.
Donald Trump has distinguished himself as America’s most anarchic and comical fomenter of violent contempt. He has not created this culture, however. We have.
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