Conservatism Is Gratitude

There is no better time than Thanksgiving to reflect on the many blessings that Americans continue to enjoy, not least of all the founding principles that EPPC and its scholars have consistently sought to defend and promote.


An ACA Provision You’ve Never Heard Of Could End Up Being Very Costly

Obamacare’s financing depends on cuts in Medicare that will hinder access to care for beneficiaries.

ISIS Is Barack Obama’s Creation

There is a studied lack of media interest in mistakes made by our current president — mistakes that have led directly to chaos in Iraq and fueled the rise of ISIS.

Our Bitter and Graceless President

We all know people of towering arrogance and we all know people of staggering incompetence, but Barack Obama is quite possibly the perfect package.

The Grittiness of Christian Faith

In Jerusalem, as in no other place, the believer, the skeptic, and the “searcher” are confronted with a fact: Christianity began, not with a pious story or “narrative,” but with the reality of transformed lives.


Catching Up with Roger Scruton: The Philosopher as Composer and Novelist

In this conversation with Catholic World Report, Roger Scruton discusses his new book, his thoughts on Pope Francis, the future of liberal arts education, and much more.

Sixty Years on, Conservatives Must Still ‘Stand Athwart History’

A Constitution-minded conservatism stands once again to be a force for modernization in American life through the reinvigoration of our system of government and the recovery of the insights and instincts that undergird it.

Why It’s Time to Turn the Music Off

In shopping malls, public houses, restaurants, hotels and elevators the ambient sound is not human conversation but the music disgorged into the air by speakers – usually invisible and inaccessible speakers that cannot be punished for their impertinence.


How to Tell Your Children About a Terrorist Attack

Your children will encounter evil one day. Better for them to be prepared by you, and to be prepared honestly.


Excerpt from “Can Catholic Women Lean In? Working Women in the Church”

The Church could not possibly image God’s presence to the faithful without the complementary gifts of women being brought to bear on ministry, evangelization, and service.