• Remembering Russell Kirk
    September 30, 2020

    Remembering Russell Kirk

    Kirk taught conservatives about the need to engage the culture on levels other than those of law and politics. The conservative, Kirk insisted, must speak on core concerns not normally addressed in public policy manuals.
  • Election Suspense
    September 30, 2020

    Election Suspense

    There are three major possibilities for Election 2020's outcome: a Democratic victory, a Republican victory, or chaos. A disputed election could give way to political paralysis and social disorder. Next year could be even more chaotic than 2020.
  • A Conciliar Critique, Etc.
    September 30, 2020

    A Conciliar Critique, Etc.

    Letters from readers and responses from Chronicles writers on Vatican II and Catholic social doctrine, the Pilgrims and the English Civil War, and on the concept of jury nullification.
  • In This Number: October 2020
    September 30, 2020

    In This Number: October 2020

    A note from Charlemagne Institute Chief Executive Devin Foley on Chronicles' recent readers survey. Mr. Foley also introduces this hallmark issue. "We are fighting a spiritual battle...one that will be determined by the will to power."
  • When Is Enough Pandering Really Enough?
    September 30, 2020

    When Is Enough Pandering Really Enough?

    Republican strategists are trying to enlarge the GOP's tent to accommodate demographics among whom Trump has had the least support: suburban, college-educated women, and blacks. This clumsy effort ignores his base, especially Southern, rural whites.
  • The Left's Delusions on Crime and Policing
    September 29, 2020

    The Left's Delusions on Crime and Policing

    The George Floyd case is an example of the left projecting its obsession with racism, real or supposed, on the whole world. In reality, crime statistics show that there is no real crisis of police killing blacks, or of police killing anyone else.
  • Death of a Propositional Nation
    September 29, 2020

    Death of a Propositional Nation

    The American nation is being destroyed for failing to live up to the ideal of equality. No part of American heritage is safe from destruction in the name of equality, not even that of equality's chief proponent, Abraham Lincoln.
  • Will Justice Amy Star in 'The Five'?
    September 29, 2020

    Will Justice Amy Star in 'The Five'?

    If Judge Barrett becomes Justice Barrett, President Trump will achieve the constitutionalist majority on the Supreme Court that his GOP predecessors have been trying to get for half a century. This could be the crown jewel of his presidency.
  • Up From Libertarianism
    September 28, 2020

    Up From Libertarianism

    Libertarianism was a way forward for those disillusioned with America's two-party system, but it is now clear that the ideals of liberty have been subverted by the left. Only political power can preserve the cultural and ethnic roots of America.
  • The Worst Purges Come From the Right
    September 26, 2020

    The Worst Purges Come From the Right

    When Silicon Valley suppresses conservatives, it is an attempt to throttle legitimate political dissent. But Conservative Inc. has not treated its abused dissenters one whit better. Its marginalization of people on the right is often even worse.
  • All the Chips Are on the Table Now
    September 25, 2020

    All the Chips Are on the Table Now

    This election is for all the marbles: control of the House, the Senate, the presidency, and the Supreme Court. Rarely has there been an election in which the stakes were so high, the ideological gulf so great, and the outcome in such doubt.
  • The Twilight of the USA and the Way Forward
    September 23, 2020

    The Twilight of the USA and the Way Forward

    The autumn of Middle America has arrived. Winter is coming, and preparations must be made if we are to survive. I knew an America that had strong communities and social bonds. It was real, not an abstraction. That season has passed.
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