Tom Piatak

Thomas Piatak is a contributing editor to Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture. He writes from Cleveland, Ohio.

Latest by Tom Piatak in Chronicles

  • A Moviegoer Reflects
    December 2021

    A Moviegoer Reflects

    Ten films I unhesitatingly recommend as an ordinary American filmgoer, for the ordinary American filmgoer.

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  • Defaming the Dead
    November 2021

    Defaming the Dead

    Matthew Rose would have been wise to do honest research on Chronicles columnist Sam Francis in his new book, A World After Liberalism: Philosophers of the Radical Right, instead of recklessly slandering him.

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  • Hungarian Rhapsody
    September 2021

    Hungarian Rhapsody

    Neoconservatives have taken aim at both Tucker Carlson and Viktor Orban's Hungary, as the former is the Deplorables' greatest ally, and the latter is the greatest example of a national victory over cultural Marxism.

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  • Equity or Bust
    July 2021

    Equity or Bust

    LBJ’s executive order creating affirmative action has a tenuous legal basis and can be undone at the stoke of a presidential pen. Yet it continues to enshrine in the name of “equity” a growing preferential racial treatment for nonwhites.

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  • The House I Hide In
    April/May 2021

    The House I Hide In

    In the 1940s, Frank Sinatra recorded a song that proclaimed American virtues, entitled "The House I Live In." How quaint, I thought, that Americans used to believe those things. Old Blue Eyes would have written a different song were he writing today.

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