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Jonah Goldberg

Jonah Goldberg

Jonah Goldberg, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, is editor-at-large of National Review Online.

The following is an excerpt from COMMENTARY's symposium on the threat to free speech: Of course free speech is under threat in America. Frankly, it’s always...

There’s an enormous amount of shouting in the wild west of conservative media. That has its place, and is often a sign of the energy...

There's an enormous amount of shouting in the wild west of conservative media. That has its place, and is often a sign of the energy...

One: Piketty’s Charge If politics is a war by other means, then books often serve as the artillery. Take Herbert Croly’s The Promise of American Life, the...

The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and LeftBy Yuval LevinBasic Books, 296 pages The conventional wisdom among elite liberals is...

The following is from our November issue. Forty-one symposium contributors were asked to respond to the question: Are you optimistic or pessimistic about America’s future? _____________ Example...

The assertion that Barack Obama is a socialist became a hallmark of the 2008 presidential campaign. His opponent, John McCain, used Obama’s own extemporaneous words...

Either you are with me, or you are my enemy!” shouted a young Darth Vader in 2005’s Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, one of...

It may have been the most poignant moment of this year’s Oscar ceremonies. As Leon Gast and David Sonenberg made their way to the stage...

Among the few things Americans seem to agree on these days is that our children are in trouble; the causes and cures may be debated,...