Our February issue is out now!
Our writers hold no party line; their only allegiance is to clarity of thought, elegance of expression and independence of opinion.
Peter W. Wood is president of the National Association of Scholars. A former professor of anthropology and college provost, he is the author of Wrath: America Enraged and 1620: A Critical Response to the 1619 Project.
Followers of the style guide don’t understand what a versatile, vigorous sentence can do
By Peter W. Wood
‘Liberal educators’ might sneer but they’re very worried
These battles, typically over race, sexuality and national identity, are defining issues for our time
The real reason for the swing among swing voters is the Gestalt sense that we are heading downhill in a hurry
She wants to persuade voters to ignore the story about a ninth-grade girl who was raped in a Loudoun County school restroom
Science & Tech
We have the Delta strain of freedom
Parents shouldn’t control schools, he says, but what about when expertise is wrong?
Most portray the attacks as just something that happened
The godmother of 1619-ism takes on the anti-CRT movement
Why is the Democratic leadership so desperate to sacralize the Capitol Hill riot?
The plot thickens. Or does it thin? It’s all so confusing
America’s mood is somewhere between despondency and revolt
One thing we won’t stand for is usurpation. Fixing an election is not a good idea
The populist parent uprising against critical race theory
A death ray aimed at children’s minds
Anthropology has turned its back on its legacy
Peter W. Wood
The University of Austin: a meteor aimed at higher ed?
Joe Biden, high priest of the cult of woke
Biden’s CRT plan for the schools
Old Glory, new anger
The climate change conformists
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.