Media Coverage

Select media coverage of the first National Conservatism Conference in Washington, D.C., July 14-16, 2019.

  1. Ira Stoll, “Parley is Set to Ponder Burke’s Legacy.”  New York Sun, May 27, 2019.
  2. Ellie Gardey, “The Future of Conservatism is Nationalist, Says Yoram Hazony.”  Daily Caller, July 15, 2019.
  3. Alexandra Desanctis, “National Conservatism Conference: Why Nationalism, and Why Now?”  National Review, July 15, 2019.
  4. The American Mind Editors, “Has Conservative Rationalism Failed?”  The American Mind, July 15 2019.
  5.  W. James Antle, “National Conservatism’s Time has Come.”  The American Conservative, July 15 2019.
  6. Cathy Young, “Deny Trumpism an Intellectual Base.”  Newsday, July 16, 2019.
  7. Michael Brendan Dougherty, “Divided We Fall.”  National Review, July 16, 2019.
  8. Ramesh Ponnuru, “Smart Conservatives Give Nationalism a Good Name, and a Bad One.”  Bloomberg, July 16, 2019.
  9. Yuichiro Kakutani, “What is National Conservatism? At an Inaugural Conference, a New Brand of Conservatives are Beginning to Define Themselves.”  Townhall, July 16, 2019.
  10. Curt Mills, “The New Nationalism is Here and Peter Thiel and Tucker Carlson are its Stars.”  Spectator USA, July 16, 2019.
  11. Kate Fazzini, “Peter Thiel’s Comments about Spies in Silicon Valley Have Some Basis in Reality, but No Evidence.” CNBC, July 16, 2019.
  12. William A. Galston, “Nationalism Doesn’t Fit the American Nation.”  Wall Street Journal, July 16, 2019.
  13. Damon Linker, “The Inauspicious Timing of the Inaugural National Conservatism Conference.”  The Week, July 16, 2019.
  14. Alexandra DeSanctis, “J. D. Vance: ‘American Dream is Undoubtedly in Decline’” National Review, July 16, 2019.
  15. Titus Techera, “What the GOP Would Look Like if Peter Thiel Were in Charge.” The Federalist, July 16, 2019.
  16. David French, “God is Better than Government at Healing the Human Heart.”  National Review, July 17, 2019.
  17. W. James Antle, “Nationalism, Not Neoconservatism.”  The American Conservative, July 17, 2019.
  18. Daniel McCarthy, “The Nationalist Surprise.”  Spectator USA, July 17, 2019.
  19. Polska Fundacja Narodowa (Polish National Foundation), “Congress of Conservatives in Washington, DC.” Press Service (Video, Polish), July 17, 2019.
  20. Emma Green, “The Nationalists Take Washington.”  The Atlantic, July 17, 2019.
  21. John Gizzi, “First National Conservatism Conference a Big Success.”  Newsmax, July 17, 2019.
  22. Zack Beauchamp, “Trump and the Dead End of Conservative Nationalism.”  Vox, July 17, 2019.
  23. Jimmy Quinn, “At the National Conservatism Conference, an ‘Intellectual Trumpist’ Movement Begins to Take Shape.”  National Review, July 18, 2019.
  24. Jacob Heilbrunn, “National Conservatism: Retrofitting Trump’s GOP with a Veneer of Ideas.”  The New York Review of Books, July 18, 2019.
  25. Peter Wolfgang, “The Clinton Nightmare Avoided, What Comes Next? National Conservatism.” The Stream, July 18, 2019.
  26. Sumantra Maitra, “Newly Energized National Conservatives Take Aim at Libertarianism.”  The Federalist, July 18, 2019.
  27. John Gizzi, “Bolton Electrifies DC Conference.” Newsmax, July 18, 2019.
  28. Stephanie Slade, “The New Conservative Nationalism is about Subverting Individual Liberty.”  Reason, July 18, 2019.
  29. Adam Serwer, “What Americans Do Now Will Define Us Forever.”  The Atlantic, July 18, 2019.
  30. Steven Teles, “Defending the Open Society.”  Niskanen Center, July 18, 2019.
  31. Robert Hutchinson, “Civic Nationalists Gather in Washington to Chart Course for New Conservative Movement.”  Catholic Vote, July 19, 2019.
  32. Alexander Griffing, “As Trump’s Racism Scandal Rocked the U.S., First-Ever National Conservative Conference Held in D.C.” Haaretz, July 19, 2019.
  33. Lukas Mikelionis, “Penn Professor Under Fire After Suggesting US Better Off with ‘Fewer Nonwhites’, Defenders say Comment Lacks Context.” Fox News, July 19, 2019.
  34. Brad Littlejohn, “A National Conservative Awakening.” Mere Orthodoxy, July 19, 2019.
  35. Park MacDougald, “What the Hell is ‘National Conservatism’ Anyway?”  New York Magazine, July 19, 2019.
  36. Rosie Gray, “There’s a New Movement Trying to Create an Intellectual Strain of Trumpism. It Just Doesn’t Know What Exactly that Means.”  Buzzfeed, July 19, 2019.
  37. Jennifer Schuessler, “Polishing the Nationalist Brand in the Age of Trump.”  New York Times, July 19, 2019.
  38. Ishaan Tharoor, “As Trump Wages a Race War, Intellectual Nationalists Try to Keep Pace.”  Washington Post, July 19, 2019.
  39. Anne Applebaum, “Conservative Intellectuals are at a Turning Point: Normalize Trump or Resist Him?”  Washington Post, July 19, 2019.
  40. Eric Levitz, “National Conservatives Want Cultural Dominance Not ‘Social Cohesion’.”   New York Magazine, July 20, 2019.
  41. Osita Nwanevu, “Conservative Nationalism is Trumpism for Intellectuals.”  The New Yorker, July 21, 2019.
  42. James Kirchick, “Conservative Conference Avoids Trump as They Rebrand Nationalism and Economic Policy.”  Time, July 21, 2019.
  43. Serena Sigillito, “Should Social Conservatives Embrace Nationalism?”  The Public Discourse, July 21, 2019.
  44. Titus Techera, “Peter Thiel and the Path to a New Conservatism.”  Law & Liberty, July 22, 2019.
  45. Sumantra Maitra, “Can Conservatism Coalesce Into a New Fusion that Channels the Nationalist Zeitgeist?”  The Federalist, July 22, 2019.
  46. Andrew Kloster, “Not The National Conservatism We’ve Been Looking For.” The Federalist, July 22, 2019.
  47. David Marcus, “No, Amy Wax is Not a White Supremacist for Wanting Immigrants Who Support American Norms.” The Federalist, July 22, 2019.
  48. David French, “The Problem with Amy Wax’s Immigration Argument.” National Review, July 22, 2019.
  49. Rich Lowry, “The Left Smears a Senator for Calling Out Elite Ideology.” New York Post, July 22, 2019.
  50. Jonathan Chait, “Why ‘National Conservative’ Josh Hawley Wants to Enrich Foreign Banks.” NY Mag, July 22, 2019.
  51. Max Boot, “What Comes After Trump May Be Even Worse.”  Washington Post, July 22, 2019.
  52. Jeet Heer, “Donald Trump is Remaking the GOP.”  The Nation, July 22, 2019.
  53. Alexis Carré, “Y a-t-il Une Élite Intellectuelle Trumpiste?”  Le Figaro, July 22, 2019. (French)
  54. Josh Hammer, “Hammer: The ‘National Conservatism Conference’ Represented The Future Of Conservatism. Here’s Why.”  Daily Wire, July 23, 2019.
  55. Megan McArdle, “Conservatives Want to Revive a One-Time Trick from More than 100 Years Ago.”  Washington Post, July 23, 2019.
  56. Aaron Bady, “The Future of Trumpism is More Erudite — and Just as Frightening.”  The Week, July 23, 2019.
  57. Cathy Young, “The Facade of Benign Nationalism.”  Newsday, July 23, 2019.
  58. Hunter DeRensis, “Dangerous Foreign Policy at the National Conservatism Conference.”  The Libertarian Institute, July 23, 2019.
  59. Nate Hochman, “A Big-Government Nationalism, or a Burkean One?”  National Review, July 25, 2019.
  60. Paul Collits, “The Accelerating Rise of Nationalist Conservatism.”  Quadrant, July 25, 2019.
  61. Constanze Stelzenmüller, “National Conservatism is Coming for Washington.”  Financial Times/The Brookings Institution, July 25, 2019.
  62. Alexander Zaitchik, “Is Josh Hawley For Real?” The New Republic, July 25, 2019.
  63. Berny Belvedere, “The Problem with Nationalism.”  Arc Digital, July 25, 2019.
  64. Bret Stephens, “The New Conservative Pyrite.”   New York Times, July 26, 2019.
  65. Daniel Luban, “The Man Behind National Conservatism.”  The New Republic, July 26, 2019.
  66. Ronald Bailey, “U.S. Fertility Falls to Lowest Rate Ever.”  Reason, July 26, 2019.
  67. Clay Risen, “Who Owns Theodore Roosevelt?” New York Times, July 27, 2019.
  68. Brandon Gorman and Charles Seguin, “What conservatives Get Wrong about Cosmopolitans.” Washington Post, July 27, 2019.
  69. Jarrett Stepman, “‘National Conservatives’ Set Out to Define Future of Politics on Right.”Daily Signal, July 28, 2019.
  70. Jarrett Stepman, “The Republican Party is Transforming Right Before Our Very Eyes.” The National Interest, July 28, 2019.
  71. Mark Bauerlein, “Where Amy Wax and Her Critics Agree.”  Wall Street Journal, July 28, 2019.
  72. Richard M. Ebeling, “Hazony’s Tradition-Based Society is a Form of Social Engineering.”   American Institute for Economic Research, July 29, 2019.
  73. Jeff Deist, “National Conservatism and Cosmopolitanism.” Mises Institute, July 29, 2019.
  74. Roger McKinney, “New National Conservatism is Old Mercantilism.”  Townhall Finance, July 29, 2019.
  75. Damon Linker, “The Incoherence at the Heart of Trumpist Nationalism.”  The Week, July 30, 2019.
  76. Allen Mendenhall, “The United States is Not a Nation: The Problem with “National Conservatism”.”  Mises Institute, July 31, 2019.
  77. Matthew Sitman, “The Definitely-Not-Racist National Conservatives.”  Know Your Enemy (Podcast), July 31, 2019.
  78. Michael Barone, “Nationalism, Rightly Understood, is a Necessary Ingredient of Political Success.”  Washington Examiner, July 31, 2019.
  79. Alexander William Salter, “National Conservatism and the Preference for State Control.”  Quillette, July 31, 2019.
  80. David Brog, “What Bret Stephens Gets Wrong about National Conservatives.”  National Review, August 1, 2019.
  81. Batya Ungar-Sargon, “Why Nationalism Won’t Go Away.”  Washington Examiner, August 1, 2019.
  82. Rob Crilly, “Man at the Trumpworld Cocktail Bar.”  Washington Examiner, August 1, 2019.
  83. Shadi Hamid, “Europeans Don’t Necessarily Share American Values.”  The Atlantic, August 1, 2019.
  84. Will Wilkinson, “Conservatives are Hiding Their ‘Loathing’ Behind Our Flag.”  New York Times, August. 2, 2019.
  85. George F. Will, “National Conservative’ Policies are Full of Oxymorons.”, Washington Post, August 9, 2019.
  86. William A. Galston, “Twelve Theses on Nationalism.”  The American Interest, August 12, 2019.
  87. Sebastian Gorka and Colin Dueck, “Why the Rise of National Conservatism is a Good Thing.”  America First (video), August 12, 2019.
  88. J.G. Michael, “Libertarian Hunter DeRensis Critiques the National Conservatism Conference.”  Parallax Views (podcast),
  89. Andrew Willard Jones, Marc Barnes, and Jacob Fareed Imam, “What The Nationalists Get Wrong: A Defense of the Particular and the Universal.”  Postliberal Thought, August 13, 2019.
  90. Emile A. Doak, “George Will Strikes Out by Attacking National Conservatism.”  The American Conservative,
  91. Aaron Sibarium, “National Conservatism: A Guide for the Perplexed.”  The American Interest, August 15, 2019.
  92. Ryan Bourne, “Do Oren Cass’s Justifications for Industrial Policy Stack Up?”  Cato Institute, August 15, 2019.
  93. Rush Limbaugh, “Why the Worldwide Left is So Opposed to Donald Trump.”  Rush Limbaugh, August 15, 2019.
  94. David Bentley Hart, Stanley Hauerwas, Cornel West, et al. “Open Letter | Against the New Nationalism, an Appeal to Our Fellow Christians.”  Commonweal Magazine, August 19, 2019.
  95. Kai Weiss, “Edmund Burke, Free Marketeer.”  The American Conservative, August 20, 2019.
  96. Renaud Beauchard, “Le Monde Selon les Conservateurs qui Veulent Donner Une Doctrine à Trump.”  Le Figaro, August 20, 2019. (French)
  97. How Nationalism Can Destroy a Nation.”  New York Times, August 21, 2019.
  98. Kwame Anthony Appiah, “Why Do Politicians Blame ‘Cosmopolitans’ for Local Problems?”  New York Times, August 21, 2019.
  99. Fred Bauer, “What the Nationalism vs. Liberalism Debate Misses.” National Review, August 28, 2019.
  100. Bradford Littlejohn, “A Sloppy Attack on National Conservatism.” First Things, August 28, 2019.
  101. Alejandro Chafuen, “Business, The Economy, and the New Effort to Enshrine Nationalism.” Forbes, August 29, 2019.
  102. Aaron Ross Powell, “What’s Wrong with National Conservatism?” Libertarianism – Free Thoughts Podcast (Podcast), August 30, 2019.
  103. John Ehrett, “That Mysterious Thing, the “Liberal State”: A Response to Andrew Willard Jones, Marc Barnes, and Jacob Fareed Imam.” Patheos, August 31, 2019.
  104. Joshua Mitchell, “Defending a Modest Version of the National Conservativism Project.” Providence, September 2, 2019.
  105. David Scharfenberg, “How Donald Trump Just Might Save the Republican Party — and the Country.” Boston Globe, September 6, 2019.
  106. Samuel Goldman, “Nationalists Don’t See What is Special about Our Biblical Nation.” New York Times, September 9, 2019.
  107. Claire Libercourt, “Zemmour, Trump : la Droite Malade du Conservatisme Antilibéral.” Contrepoints, September 11, 2019.
  108. Jon D. Schaff, “Nationalism as Religion: The Proper Love of Place in Today’s Politics.”  The Public Discourse, September 11, 2019.
  109. Kai Weiss, “National Conservatism’s Fatal Conceit.” Law & Liberty, September 13, 2019.
  110. Jay Nordlinger, “‘You Don’t Care, You Don’t Understand . . .’” National Review, September 13, 2019.
  111. Suzanne Garment, “Here’s the Deal: 12 Rules to Restore Our Social Contract.” The American Interest, September 17, 2019.
  112. Laure Mandeville, “Yoram Hazony: «L’Occident a oublié ce que conserver signifie».” Le Figaro, September 17, 2019.