Weimar America’s Journalistic Elites
The anti-liberal radicalization of media and academia is a sign of coming soft totalitarianism
Cotton’s Appalling Militarism
The same fanaticism and militarism that warp Cotton's foreign policy views are on display here.
Russia’s Most Literate Revolutionary
Dostoevsky “learned a great deal,” Gary Saul Morson writes, from Alexander Herzen—a critic and promoter of revolutionary thinking.
Bill Barr and the Justice Department Send In Their Own Troops
While military voices criticize Trump's plans to crack down on the violence, federal soldiers of a different kind take to the streets.
Chicago Pastor: This Week’s Violence Has Set Our Black Community Back Decades
We worked tirelessly to turn around the city's most violent neighborhood, only to see it burned and looted.
The Worse the Better: Why Antifa Wants Trump to Win
They figure four more ears will move the U.S. to even higher levels of chaos—and get them closer to power.
A Foretaste of James Howard Kunstler’s Long Emergency
The COVID pandemic allows us a preview of what techno-industrial collapse would look and feel like.
Military Officers and Vets Uncomfortable With Trump’s Domestic ‘Battlespace’
Some are quietly pushing back against the president's threat to send troops to states without governors' consent.
Chaos in D.C.: Protesters, Helicopters, and Arson as Another Night Brings More Riots
Our correspondent was downtown. Here's what he saw.