Some Uncomfortable Questions for Democratic Candidates

Any Republican who imagined that the sickening double standard that the press applies to Democrats and Republicans would have been sated by six years of genuflection to Obama should now be fully awake.

World Christianity by the Numbers

Some of the data about the spread of global Christianity are encouraging; others are discouraging; many of them are important for grasping the nature of this particular moment in Christian history.

The Mobility Crisis

Upward mobility requires not only a strong economy but also strong families and communities and a supportive culture, and conservatives are far better positioned than liberals to take up the challenge.

Unhappy Anniversary

The kind of nonviolent revolution in favor of a democratic future that would have been celebrated and defended in 1989 has been betrayed, in slow motion, even as the Ukrainian revolution’s leaders have continued to plead for Western help.

Testimony Before the Georgia State Legislature On AP U.S. History

The College Board’s new Advanced Placement framework would fundamentally transform the teaching of American History.

The New Intolerance: An Adaptation of the First Annual First Things Lecture

With the tide of secularism rising, Christians in particular are faced with the challenge of protecting human dignity, objective moral values, religious liberty, and authentic freedom in the face of growing hostility toward religious faith and religious believers.

Jailhouse Feminism

Feminism is not a juggernaut of defiant liberationists successfully playing offense. It is instead a terribly deformed but profoundly felt protective reaction to the sexual revolution itself.


Injudicious Ginsburg

Justice Ginsburg’s gratuitous comments about the marriage cases pending before the Supreme Court are unethical and should require her recusal.


Islam as a Victim Civilization

The Obama administration’s refusal to speak plainly about Islamic extremism goes beyond moral equivalence; it seems to border on self-hatred.

Ukraine: Disinformation and Confusion

The considerable public confusion about the situation in Ukraine is a reflection of the success of the extraordinary Russian disinformation campaign that’s been underway for the past fifteen months.