What Jamal Khashoggi’s ‘Disappearance’ Means


Sometimes you have to deal with bad actors on the world stage. But you don’t have to delude yourself about who and what they are.

The Irrepressible Conflict


Reflections on the War Between the Stars—Kanye and Taylor, that is.

For Their Sake and for Ours…


Pope Francis has made it clear that he doesn’t want the abuse crisis to crowd out a discussion at the synod of the pastoral needs of young people. That’s understandable, but the topic of abuse is also unavoidable.

The Beauty of Belonging


Everyday aesthetic judgment is profoundly rooted in the sense of community, and also forms a part of the collective effort whereby communities are brought into being and maintained in equilibrium.

Don’t Make America Great Britain


Don­ald Trump promised to “make Amer­ica great again,” but he might make Amer­ica Great Britain. To re-in­dus­tri­al­ize the U.S. econ­omy, Pres­i­dent Trump must avoid the mis­take that de-in­dus­tri­al­ized Britain: namely, he must end the dol­lar’s role as the world’s chief re­serve cur­rency.

The Catholic Crisis, in Perspective


Perspective is at least as important when reading the signs of the times as it is in landscape painting.

The Soul’s Need for Rootedness


Yoram Hazony’s The Virtue of Nationalism is a much-needed pushback against modern globalists and imperialists who would erase human distinctions and offers a much-needed impetus to rethink current political paradigms.

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