Washington Wealth and the American Desert? Not Yet, But It’s on the Horizon


The expansion of the central megalopolis and the relative desertification of the rest is a feature of Francification. A massive decentralization, not just of political power but of human capital, has long been an American distinctive.

As the Left Surges Back, Marxism’s Bloody Legacy is Covered Up


Monuments to the victims of fascism exist everywhere, but communism’s victims are hardly remembered at all.

Interview: George Weigel on the “Lessons in Hope” He Received from John Paul II


The papal biographer’s new book describes his relationship with Pope John Paul, as well as the great challenges the pope faced in the final years of his life.

Lance Morrow Becomes EPPC’s Henry Grunwald Senior Fellow


Mr. Morrow, who joined EPPC earlier this year as a visiting fellow, is an essayist and journalist whose work appeared for many years in TIME magazine. The fellowship honors the late Henry Grunwald, the distinguished former editor-in-chief of Time Inc. and United States ambassador to Austria.

Fantasia on a Theme


Kurt Andersen’s new book amounts to little more than an elite attempt to justify its author’s perception of the America for which he harbors such contempt.

Appreciating John McCain


The Arizona senator’s character and service to his country embody American greatness.

A Memoir I Never Expected to Write


Lessons in Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II is the third panel in George Weigel’s “triptych” of the emblematic figure of the second half of the twentieth century.

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