Interview

Secular Progressivism vs. Conservative Populism

A Zicht Interview

In my view, the principal cause of the crisis of democracy in the West — in North America as well as in Europe — is that we have lost the largely Judeo-Christian commitment to the idea that there is such a thing as an authoritative, objective body of truth to which all human beings are subject, regardless of how they might feel or what they might prefer. The postmodern suspicion that truth is not really truth, but simply a tool to assert power, is the heart of identity politics and multiculturalism.

A ‘Safe Space’ in Hungary

An Interview with Balázs Orbán, Deputy Minister of the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office

Most of the elites in Brussels today — guided by a doctrine called ‘progressive ideology’ — believe that the only legitimate answer to our current problems is ‘more Europe’. They are no longer interested in what the people think or in the idea of compromise. This is what lies behind the constant attacks against Hungary.

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,…

The King Who Saved Europe: An Interview with Miltiades Varvounis

Why did you write the book Jan Sobieski: The King Who Saved Europe? Jan Sobieski was one of the most…

Our Western Heritage: An Interview with Robert P. George

Why is Western civilization worth studying? By any standard, the intellectual, moral, religious, political, economic, scientific, technological, artistic, architectural and literary achievements of the West are extraordinary. It would be foolish not to study them, examine their roots and explore the complex relationships among them. [S]tudents are … inheritors of these achievements. Their culture—and, thus, their lives—have been shaped by them. They deserve to understand them. And if they are…

‘Yellow Ants’, Fundamentalists, and Cowboys: An Interview with Rèmi Brague

In this interview we speak with the French intellectual, Rémi Brague, about his life and work. The question of whether…