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The border surge is Biden’s problem to solve

Patrick T. Brown

There’s a line from conservative columnist and CNN political commentator Jonah Goldberg that gets at many Americans’ views toward the border: “My preferred immigration policy is that we have one.”

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CNN / May 4, 2023

Reactionary Feminism Isn’t Radical Enough

Alexandra DeSanctis

A coherent account of creation, givenness, human nature, and personalism is directly responsive to each flaw and harm generated by the Sexual Revolution ideology. The notion of being a human person means something substantive about who I am, how I should act, how I deserve to be treated, and how I must treat others.

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The Public Discourse / May 1, 2023

If Kevin McCarthy’s tightrope act works, Democrats would face an agonizing choice

Patrick T. Brown

Congress is facing a ticking time bomb, as the political drama in Washington, DC, continues to underscore the need to find a solution to the debt limit. And as each tick on the clock grows louder, the negotiations will increasingly overshadow anything else happening on Capitol Hill.

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CNN / April 21, 2023

DeSantis’s abortion bill is brave

Patrick T. Brown

It demonstrates that Republicans needn’t fear pushing pro-life policy

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The Spectator World / April 18, 2023

The Case for Reactionary Feminism

Alexandra DeSanctis

Lambasting the sexual revolution is no longer the exclusive territory of social conservatives.

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National Review / April 13, 2023

Don’t count DeSantis out yet; the GOP’s 2024 race is far from over

Patrick T. Brown

Brown explains why the 2024 race is only beginning and how DeSantis is a likely candidate over the former President Donald Trump.

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CNN / April 11, 2023

I’m Pro-Life. I Worry That the Abortion-Pill Ruling Could Backfire.

Patrick T. Brown

A Texas judge’s ruling on mifepristone is at best a precarious win for the anti-abortion movement.

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The Atlantic / April 8, 2023

Sex-Realist Feminism

Erika Bachiochi

Bachiochi takes a deep dive into feminism in a classical sense and connects it to what feminism should truly be.

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First Things / April 1, 2023

Wanted: A More Parent-Friendly Workplace

Patrick T. Brown

The conversation among many on the political right has recently focused on the need for a pro-worker, pro-parent agenda. But how many of these conversations have focused on improving the lives of working parents? 

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Institute for Family Studies / March 22, 2023

Opinion: If Republicans want to beat Biden, they can’t ignore this reality

Patrick T. Brown

“To muster an effective response, Republicans need not and should not be afraid to counter with their own proactive agenda.”

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CNN / March 10, 2023

What Republican Parents Really Want

Patrick T. Brown

A pro-family agenda coupled with cultural and economic populism also has appeal to liberals.

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The New York Times / March 6, 2023

With CHIPs Implementation, White House Betrays ‘Supply-Side Progressivism’

Patrick T. Brown

Brown and O’Brien go into detail on how the supply-side progressivism is failing to be invested in high-tech industries and R&D as before promised.

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Newsweek / March 3, 2023