A clear-eyed look at America's international "soft power" makes immediately apparent how un-American it is.
Our elites failed to build nations in Iraq and Afghanistan while, at the same time, their own nation is falling apart on their watch.
Partisans of the Right and Left need to recognize the distance between their favored narratives and the problems that keep working-class Americans up at night.
The Republican Party is emerging from its cocoon of populist rhetoric a changed animal—just not one that anyone needs or wants.
Since his November loss, no one worked harder to get rid of Donald Trump than Donald Trump. Right up until the end, he was his own worst enemy.
Trump has often joked that he kept more promises than he made, but there is a sense of truth in this wisecrack.
Whether the GOP opposition is led in the upcoming years by President Trump or one of the party's next generation of conservative leaders like Senator Hawley, its future lies in a populist program.
R.R. Reno, editor of First Things, debates Charles C.W. Cooke, editor of National Review Online.
The beauty of an unfolding political realignment in which so much is in flux is that there may well be more Venn diagram overlap than meets the eye.
People who write off the Trump presidency as an aberration or a blip are perhaps missing the true direction of the Republican Party and the American right.
The Democratic Party's true allegiances are not difficult to figure out.
University of Chicago Law School Professor M. Todd Henderson debates American Compass Executive Director Oren Cass.
It is easy to bash the private equity model, but the critics miss the mark.
A report from researchers at the University of Cambridge found a global rise in democratic "malaise." The subsequent rise in populism is "less a cause" and "more a symptom," they say.
Despite its political triumphs worldwide, the radical right has a crucial weakness: it utterly lacks a credible response to the most urgent threat facing the planet.
Populism today isn't about giving people "what they want." It's about having what people want, and enjoying it unashamedly.
Yes, the two business leaders agreed on some key issues and led unorthodox campaigns that upset traditional politics, but they were very different men.
President Donald Trump has said Johnson would make a "great prime minister," and he'll likely win the role before the end of July.
Outgoing South Carolina Republican congressman Mark Sanford cautioned Americans against accepting easy promises from a "Hitler-like character," comparing the Nazi Germany leader's post-World War I rise to today's political climate.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won't have to feel the brunt of her policy prescriptions—she can claim that economic regulation based on the threat of climate change will magically fix the world's problems.
"The most pressing problem I see right now is the wealth and opportunity polarity gap, that's the big source of conflict," he said.
The French president pointed not only to potential threats from China and Russia, but also from the United States.