Author: John Fonte

John Fonte is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for American Common Culture at the Hudson Institute.

The Return of Western Civ

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by The American Mind on February 15, 2024 and is crossposted here with permission. Utah is prepared to revolutionize higher education. On January 15, 1987, Jesse Jackson led a demonstration of 500 students at Stanford University chanting “Hey, hey, ho, ho, Western Civ has got to go.” Today, 37 […]

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The Roots of Our New Civil War: Tocqueville vs. Gramsci

As intellectual historians have often had occasion to observe, there are times in a nation’s history when certain ideas are just “in the air.” Admittedly, this point seems to fizzle when applied to our particular historical moment. On the surface of American politics, as many have had cause to mention, it appears that the main trends predicted […]

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