Pandora’s Box Re-Opened

A recent documentary about Pope Francis that premiered Wednesday in Rome has re-focused attention on same-sex relationships and traditional marriage. While a debate is now raging over the accuracy of those comments, the order in which they were made, and the integrity (or lack thereof) of the documentary film in which they appear, this is one of those “teaching moments”…

Misdirected Religion

The late Sir Roger Scruton (1944-2020), perhaps the greatest conservative philosopher of our age (though he often remarked that there…

The Chinese Elephant in the Room

On the last day of September, U.S Ambassador to the Holy See Callista Gingrich hosted a symposium in Rome entitled…

Smiles from Reason Flow

Smiles from Reason flow, / To brute denied, and are of love the food … So wrote Milton, describing the love…

The Islamic Takeover of the West

In a recent article for Magyar Nemzet, a major newspaper published in Hungary, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán warned that by 2050, 20% of the population in Europe will be Muslim. This, he said, would be a direct result of Western Europe’s pursuit of multiculturalism and mass migration. The data bears this out.

Biblical Principles and Dutch Politics

In early January 2019, a media firestorm erupted in the Netherlands over a document authored in — of all places…

“Educating the Soul Through Art: On Roger Scruton’s Work”

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Hispanity and the West

During the 19th century, the emergence of the ideology of nationalism, promoted by the modern ‘principle of nationalities,’ distorted the…

Orwell’s Final Days

For a man who breathed his last at the young age of 46, Eric Arthur Blair — better known as…

O Tempora, O Mores

These are trying times. There can be no denying it. Perhaps this is what everyone thinks in the times in…

Truth and Appearances

This following interview was recently conducted with Emma Cohen de Lara, editor of a new collection of Dutch language essays titled Plato en den sofisten.

A Document for Our Age

Defenders of the European Union and its ideology of ‘political correctness’ often pretend that any opposition to their universalism is…

From ‘Neue Ordnung’ to ‘Abendland’

A little more than 20 years ago, I was honored to take the helm of Neue Ordnung magazine from Ernst…

The Perils of Modern Revolution

Amid a pandemic of unprecedented proportions, U.S. cities like Portland, Chicago, New York, Atlanta, and Seattle have sweltered in the…

Both a Friend and Mentor

Our final tribute to Sir Roger Scruton …

A Vienna Tribute to Jean Raspail

Although Jean Raspail is not known as a famous writer in Austria, enthusiastic admirers gathered here in his honour on…

Global Mass Psychosis

The following interview with Juris Rudevskis was originally published in Latvian on July 6 and 7 in the daily Neatkarígá.…

The New Iconoclasm

The iconoclasm of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests in the U.S. has now also reached Belgium, where statues of Leopold…

The Century of Salazar

Fifty years ago, the most important and influential Portuguese politician of the 20th century died. From his first appearance in…

A Trojan Horse in Europe

During the rainy summer of 1816, Mary and Percy Bysshe Shelley stayed in a villa on Lake Geneva with John…

Defender of Our Inheritance

In a lengthy tribute to Roger Scruton that I published in the March 2020 issue of The New Criterion, I…

Jean Raspail’s Voyage Home

“What I owe to Jean Raspail is, first of all, that he confirmed for me the idea that geography can…

The Long Hot Summer of 2020

On 25 May 2020, a black American, George Floyd, died beneath the knee of a white Minneapolis police officer. Cell…

Open Letter to U.S. President Donald J. Trump

This letter was released to blogs, newspapers, and social media outlets in early June. We are making it available on our website so that more people read this important message.