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Daniel McCarthy is the editor of Modern Age: A Conservative Review, the VP for ISI’s Collegiate Network and a Spectator contributing editor and columnist.
The party faces a choice between its nationalist and liberal wings
By Daniel McCarthy
What the cultured right needs is what the left has: an avant-garde
Incumbents of all bents were returned to office, and the right still has all the energy
We cannot leave the most consequential decisions for humanity to be made by Moscow
In a choice between abortion absolutism and a variety of approaches, variety will prevail
The populist heart may want Trump, but many heads are for the Florida governor
As its institutional order rots, will the American right be ascendant?
Science & Tech
Sometime this century, or early in the next, women will no longer have to give birth
The left succeeds through the blood of sacrifice
The more power the left gains, the more obvious its failures become
The West’s best hope is to rediscover a self-affirming anti-imperialism on the nationalist right
And his invasion of Ukraine shows how far he’s willing to go to achieve it
They live in an eternal present that must be defended against a dreadful future
For many activists, Glenn Youngkin is the face of a GOP that can win — with or without Trump
We should follow the lead of Thomas Jefferson, who recognized Shays’ Rebellion as a symptom of a deeper problem
The strange death of the Democrats
Is J.D. Vance the right man for the right?
The vanishing presidency
Is Sohrab Ahmari a Satanic ogre?
The Democrats should investigate themselves for insurrection
Who won the Cold War, anyway?
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