Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
Peter Magnus Flanigan, who died this year, deserves to be remembered among the Catholic giants who helped recast American conservatism. Read More.
Shedding the Green Eyeshades
The food stamps debate shows why conservatives have failed to gain public trust on spending issues – but a principled and winning alternative is available. Read More.
Bursting the Hirshhorn’s Bubble
A former Hirshhorn director’s ill-advised attempt to install an inflatable bubble atop the museum has damaged the institution’s reputation and its financial standing. Read More.
He’s No Secular Saint: The Trojan Pope
Pope Francis minces no words on what it means to have a consistent ethic of life—something that may surprise his latest secular fans. Read More.
Burke, Paine, and the Politics of This Era
EPPC Fellow Yuval Levin has written a wonderful and engaging new book on Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine and the birth of the right and the left. Read More.
Pope Francis the Revolutionary
The revolution that Pope Francis is proposing is not a matter of economic or political prescription, but a revolution in the self-understanding of the Catholic Church: a re-energizing return to the pentecostal fervor and evangelical passion from which the church was born two millennia ago. Read More.
Another Broken Promise: Obamacare Is Driving Costs Up, Not Down
A recent White House paper contends that Obamacare is slowing cost growth, just as the president promised. But this paper is just as misleading as previous attempts to defend the president’s other discredited promises. Read More.
C.S. Lewis and the Power of Imagination
C.S. Lewis married reason to imagination—and in the process changed countless minds and hearts. Read More.
Who’s The Hippest of Them All?
A new book by Tevi Troy chronicles the ever-evolving relationship between American presidents and popular culture. Read More.
JFK after Fifty Years
Much of the Kennedy mythos is an obstacle to the flowering of Catholic witness in America – and indeed to a proper understanding of modern American history. Read More.