Kevin Mattson

Higher Education in Trump’s America

The longtime conservative disdain for academia may be finally coming to a head under the Trump Administration.

A Party at War?

Are Republicans really at war, or is it a lot of hot air, obscuring their shared interest in tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations?

The Forgotten Roots of Antifa

Although defenses of Antifa, like a recent one in The New Inquiry, are relevant, the movement may do well to remember its less romanticized intellectual roots, from Orwell to Camus.

Remembering Our Past "Fire and Fury"

Although it's hard to say what impact, if any, the nuclear freeze movement of the 1980s truly had, in the age of Trump, it is worth revisiting.

Conservatism in the Age of Trump

American Affairs offers a new vision of conservatism, but not a relevant one.