Edward Welsch

Edward Welsch is the executive editor at Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture.

Latest by Edward Welsch in Chronicles

  • <em>Dune</em>’s Modernist Space Heresy
    December 2021

    Dune’s Modernist Space Heresy

    The 2021 screen adaptation of Dune presents author Frank Herbert's famous science fiction novel, a work that beneath the surface is vastly theological in nature.

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  • Election Oddities
    October 2021

    Election Oddities

    A year after the 2020 election, there is plenty of evidence within the voter turnout and registration statistics suggesting that not everything was above board in Joe Biden's presidential victory.

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  • What We Are Reading: The Machiavellians
    August 2021

    What We Are Reading: The Machiavellians

    Read today, Burnham’s cold, clear-eyed view of practical political theory works like mental mouthwash against the mountain of cloying, conservative Book-of-the-Month-Club tracts that purport to “win the battle of ideas” against the left.

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  • The Madness of Mike Lindell
    September 2021

    The Madness of Mike Lindell

    Mike Lindell's attempt to prove a vast conspiracy behind the 2020 election blew up in his face due to his reliance on faulty data. Yet his symposium was a rallying point for conservatives determined to pursue suspicious voting anomalies.

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  • What We Are Reading: August 2021
    August 2021

    What We Are Reading: August 2021

    John Greenville reads Ages of Discord and Executive Editor Edward Welsch reads The Machiavellians.

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Latest by Edward Welsch in ITO

  • A Machiavellian Reality Check
    August 27, 2021

    A Machiavellian Reality Check

    Read today, Burnham’s cold, clear-eyed view of practical political theory works like mental mouthwash against the mountain of cloying, conservative Book-of-the-Month-Club tracts that purport to “win the battle of ideas” against the left.

    Read more
  • The Daunte Wright Shooting and Demographic Shift
    April 14, 2021

    The Daunte Wright Shooting and Demographic Shift

    Stories of political upheaval in Brooklyn Center following Daunte Wright's death overlook the rapid demographic changes occurring in the Minneapolis suburb.

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  • Leave Dr. Seuss for Dead
    March 11, 2021

    Leave Dr. Seuss for Dead

    Dr. Seuss was one of his era's greatest cancelers of conservatives, a warmongering propagandist, and a writer of subversive kids' books. No one should lament his cancellation.

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  • Crazy Hopes
    January 13, 2021

    Crazy Hopes

    The emergence of a British YouTuber pushing the bad ideas of “Q” shows collapsing trust in public officials and the frustration of Americans denied answers. The cure for despair lies not in outlandish hopes, but a calm analysis of political power.

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  • A White Pill for Disappointed Populists
    January 7, 2021

    A White Pill for Disappointed Populists

    After a period of ultimately futile repression probably coming from D.C. and Big Tech, the national populist movement will emerge stronger than ever—and it will be stronger and more effective after Trump.

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