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Europe as a Cultural Morgue: An Interview with Anthony Esolen

What is your opinion about President Trump’s first year? I don’t write much about politics, because ours is almost irredeemably…

​Legitimizing What is Human: An Interview with Rèmi Brague

​”Every time society has gotten rid of the divine we have seen it return as unfriendly divinities demanding human sacrifice.”…

At the European Freedom Awards: An Interview with Nigel Farage

On the 4th of November 2016, members of various Eurosceptic parties met at a gala event in Stockholm — ironically,…

Repurposing Europe

For the Frenchmen who lived through World War II, the defining event of their lives was quintessentially political. It was the great refusal, embodied by General Charles de Gaulle, to accept the defeat of June 1940. With that refusal came a determined commitment to re-establish national sovereignty. This was more than a matter of overthrowing German occupation. As de Gaulle recognized, it required Frenchmen to recover the spiritual independence of…

A Vindication of Edmund Burke

“All circumstances taken together, the French Revolution is the most astonishing that has hitherto happened in the world.” These words,…

How to Be a Conservative

In How to Be a Conservative, you write: “It is not unusual to be a conservative. But it is unusual…

11th Annual Vanenburg Meeting

The annual Vanenburg Meeting, organized by the Center for European Renewal, was held 19–21 August 2016. This was the 11th…

Iraq’s Displaced Christians

Our interpreter suddenly paused, then swallowed slowly. He obviously did not feel too comfortable with what he had just heard.…

Europe’s Crisis of Hope

Rocco Buttiglione is an Italian philosopher and statesman. A professor at St. Pius V University in Rome, Buttiglione is an…

French Secularism vs. Freedom

In France, religious believers — and especially Catholics — are very often presumed not to be good citizens. It is…

Whither Jacob Rees-Mogg?

The political and social embers may still be glowing in the UK following its monumental referendum last year to leave…

Brexiting the EU

The outcome of the Brexit vote in June 2016 was clearly an historic moment. Despite the predictions of some early…