August 2019

Italy after the Elections

Unlike previous European elections, Italian political parties in the elections of May this year focused squarely on the functioning of the European Union — rather than on the Italy’s internal or domestic politics. In fact, much of the debate was driven by the role that Italy could play in European affairs — particularly in reference to EU policies and the European economy.

Voegelin’s Plato (III)

Plato’s political efforts were animated by his more fundamental conviction that the health and salvation of the soul were man’s primary concern. He meant this in the existential sense: the soul must flee non-being, temporality, and disorder and become lovingly attuned to the ground of being, eternity, and order.

The Dictator Pope: The Inside Story of the Francis Papacy

Marcantonio Colonna

Washington: Regnery Publishing, 2018

‘Europe’ is Dead—Long Live ‘Europa’!

Not long ago a train departed for nearly the last time from Amsterdam. It was headed to Warsaw, or at…

La Nouvelle Librairie

On Thursday, 1 August, the small but well-stocked Parisian bookstore, La Nouvelle Librairie, celebrated its one-year anniversary. With friends, supporters, and clients stopping by for the celebration, the decidedly right-wing bookstore demonstrated that there is indeed a growing demand for the books, periodicals, and other materials that it makes available for purchase.

There is, it seems, an alternative to the cultural dominance of the French left — even in the Latin Quarter.