The Last Victorian
Michael Warren Davis
I once had the unenviable task of explaining to Thomas Howard what the alt-right is. “They’re white nationalists,” I said, “but they also oppose the ascent of libertarians in the Republican Party.” “I see.” He nodded. “And what’s a libertarian?” That one I couldn’t bring myself to explain. It would be an honor to say […]Read More
In the coming years, the president of the United States will face five significant national security challenges: pandemic recovery, debt planning, rebalancing our over-militarized approach to the world, handling China, and harnessing allies. In a chapter for AEI’s new book, “Governing Priorities,” Kori Schake notes that, while these are major challenges, our country is more than powerful enough to meet them. With enduring structural advantages in place, the US is only a few good choices from dramatically strengthening itself, both domestically and internationally. Read the chapter here. See the whole book here.
Analysis: What does Cardinal Farrell’s promotion say about the McCarrick report?
By Catholic News Agency on Oct 13, 2020 08:03 pm
Denver Newsroom, Oct 13, 2020 / 02:55 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Kevin Farrell was appointed last week to lead a small committee charged with scrutinizing high-level Vatican financial decisions not governed by ordinary Vatican oversight norms. [...]
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Cardinal Pell, the Living Martyr
Fr. Mark Withoos
“Thank you for your testimony.” With these words, Pope Francis greeted Cardinal George Pell who, on coming out of Covid-19 quarantine, went to meet the Pope in audience. Martyr in the Greek language means “witness” or “testimony.” In essence it is the basic call of every Christian, every follower of Jesus Christ, to give testimony […]Read More
The Gipper and JPII: an Alliance for Good
Pope John Paul II once said that, “In the designs of Providence, there are no more coincidences.” That is one way to explain why a Polish pope, dedicated above all to defending the dignity of the human person, would step onto the world stage just as the most powerful country on earth was about to […]Read More
Cracks of faith in the secular self
By Joshua Hren on Oct 14, 2020 05:04 pm
Harper’s editor Christopher Beha’s new novel, The Index of Self-Destructive Acts, pushes against not a few cracks in the ceiling of our age—our love-hatred of celebrities, the fabrications of our failed financial industry, our overreliance [...]
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Solzhenitsyn's Journey From Oppression To Independence
mentioning Hoover Institution via The Wall Street Journal
The Soviet Umbrella And The Volcker Shock By Michael De Groot
via Hoover Daily Report
A History Working Group seminar with Michael De Groot.
Michael Beckley explains that in the coming decades, rapid population aging and the rise of automation will dampen faith in democratic capitalism and fracture the so-called free world at its core.
Global Strike Media examines the shape and sources the challenge of modernity presents to Islam & Christendom. How their leaders conceived of solutions to socio-political,moral challenges of the 21st century.