Media Coverage

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

Thomas Meaney, “Trumpism After Trump” Harper’s Magazine, January 22, 2020

David Polansky, “Liberalism Needs the Nation” Law & Liberty, January 2, 2020

Niall Ferguson, “A Brexit Victory for Britain — and Boris” Boston Globe, December 16, 2019

Andrew T. Walker, “Can Christians Support a Resurgent Nationalism?” Providence, October 23, 2019

Adam Kirsch, “American Patriotism Is Worth Fighting For” Wall Street Journal, October 18, 2019

Suzanne Garment, “Here’s the Deal: 12 Rules to Restore Our Social Contract” The American Interest, September 17, 2019

Laure Mandeville, “Yoram Hazony: «L’Occident a oublié ce que conserver signifie»” Le Figaro, September 17, 2019 (French)

Kai Weiss, “National Conservatism’s Fatal Conceit” Law & Liberty, September 13, 2019

Jay Nordlinger, “‘You Don’t Care, You Don’t Understand . . .’” National Review, September 13, 2019

Claire Libercourt, “Zemmour, Trump : la Droite Malade du Conservatisme Antilibéral” Contrepoints, September 11, 2019 (French)

Jon D. Schaff, “Nationalism as Religion: The Proper Love of Place in Today’s Politics” The Public Discourse, September 11, 2019

Samuel Goldman, “Nationalists Don’t See What is Special about Our Biblical Nation” New York Times, September 9, 2019

David Scharfenberg, “How Donald Trump Just Might Save the Republican Party — and the Country” Boston Globe, September 6, 2019

Joshua Mitchell, “Defending a Modest Version of the National Conservativism Project” Providence, September 2, 2019

John Ehrett, “That Mysterious Thing, the “Liberal State”: A Response to Andrew Willard Jones, Marc Barnes, and Jacob Fareed Imam” Patheos, August 31, 2019

Aaron Ross Powell, “What’s Wrong with National Conservatism?”” Libertarianism – Free Thoughts Podcast , August 30, 2019 (Podcast)

Alejandro Chafuen, “Business, The Economy, and the New Effort to Enshrine Nationalism” Forbes, August 29, 2019

Fred Bauer, “What the Nationalism vs. Liberalism Debate Misses” National Review, August 28, 2019

Bradford Littlejohn, “A Sloppy Attack on National Conservatism” First Things, August 28, 2019

Lewis Hyde, “How Nationalism Can Destroy a Nation” New York Times, August 21, 2019

Kwame Anthony Appiah, “Why Do Politicians Blame ‘Cosmopolitans’ for Local Problems?” New York Times, August 21, 2019

Kai Weiss, “Edmund Burke, Free Marketeer” The American Conservative, August 20, 2019

Renaud Beauchard, “Le Monde Selon les Conservateurs qui Veulent Donner Une Doctrine à Trump” Le Figaro, August 20, 2019 (French)

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

Aaron Sibarium,, “National Conservatism: A Guide for the Perplexed” The American Interest, August 15, 2019

Ryan Bourne, “Do Oren Cass’s Justifications for Industrial Policy Stack Up?” Cato Institute, August 15, 2019

Rush Limbaugh, “Why the Worldwide Left is So Opposed to Donald Trump” Rush Limbaugh, August 15, 2019

Emile A. Doak, “George Will Strikes Out by Attacking National Conservatism” The American Conservative, August 14, 2019

J.G. Michael, “Libertarian Hunter DeRensis Critiques the National Conservatism Conference” Parallax Views , August 13, 2019 (podcast)

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

William A. Galston, “Twelve Theses on Nationalism” The American Interest, August 12, 2019

Sebastian Gorka and Colin Dueck, “Why the Rise of National Conservatism is a Good Thing” America First, August 12, 2019 (video)

George F. Will, “National Conservative’ Policies are Full of Oxymorons” Washington Post, August 9, 2019

Will Wilkinson, “Conservatives are Hiding Their ‘Loathing’ Behind Our Flag” New York Times, August 2, 2019

David Brog, “What Bret Stephens Gets Wrong About National Conservatives” National Review, August 1, 2019

Batya Ungar-Sargon, “Why Nationalism Won’t Go Away” Washington Examiner, August 1, 2019

Rob Crilly, “Man at the Trumpworld Cocktail Bar” Washington Examiner, August 1, 2019

Shadi Hamid, “Europeans Don’t Necessarily Share American Values” The Atlantic, August 1, 2019

Allen Mendenhall, “The United States is Not a Nation: The Problem with “National Conservatism”” Mises Institute, July 31, 2019

Matthew Sitman, “The Definitely-Not-Racist National Conservatives” Know Your Enemy, July 31, 2019 (Podcast)

Michael Barone, “Nationalism, Rightly Understood, is a Necessary Ingredient of Political Success” Washington Examiner, July 31, 2019

Alexander William Salter, “National Conservatism and the Preference for State Control” Quillette, July 31, 2019

Alexander William Salter, “National Conservatism and the Preference for State Control” Quillette, July 31, 2019

Damon Linker, “The Incoherence at the Heart of Trumpist Nationalism” The Week, July 30, 2019

Richard M. Ebeling, “Hazony’s Tradition-Based Society is a Form of Social Engineering” American Institute for Economic Research, July 29, 2019

Jeff Deist, “National Conservatism and Cosmopolitanism” Mises Institute, July 29, 2019

Roger McKinney, “New National Conservatism is Old Mercantilism” Townhall Finance, July 29, 2019

Jarrett Stepman, “‘National Conservatives’ Set Out to Define Future of Politics on Right” Daily Signal, July 28, 2019

Jarrett Stepman, “The Republican Party is Transforming Right Before Our Very Eyes” The National Interest, July 28, 2019

Mark Bauerlein, “Where Amy Wax and Her Critics Agree” Wall Street Journal, July 28, 2019

Clay Risen, “Who Owns Theodore Roosevelt?” New York Times, July 27, 2019

Brandon Gorman and Charles Seguin, “What Conservatives Get Wrong About Cosmopolitans” Washington Post, July 27, 2019

Bret Stephens, “The New Conservative Pyrite” New York Times, July 26, 2019

Daniel Luban, “The Man Behind National Conservatism” The New Republic, July 26, 2019

Ronald Bailey, “U.S. Fertility Falls to Lowest Rate Ever” Reason, July 26, 2019

Constanze Stelzenmüller, “National Conservatism is Coming for Washington” Financial Times/The Brookings Institution, July 25, 2019

Alexander Zaitchik, “Is Josh Hawley For Real?” The New Republic, July 25, 2019

Berny Belvedere, “The Problem With Nationalism” Arc Digital, July 25, 2019

Nate Hochman, “A Big-Government Nationalism, or a Burkean One?” National Review, July 25, 2019

Paul Collits, “The Accelerating Rise of Nationalist Conservatism” Quadrant, July 25, 2019

Josh Hammer, “Hammer: The ‘National Conservatism Conference’ Represented The Future Of Conservatism. Here’s Why” Daily Wire, July 23, 2019

Megan McArdle, “Conservatives Want to Revive a One-Time Trick from More than 100 Years Ago” Washington Post, July 23, 2019

Aaron Bady, “The Future of Trumpism is More Erudite — and Just as Frightening” The Week, July 23, 2019

Cathy Young, “The Facade of Benign Nationalism” Newsday, July 23, 2019

Hunter DeRensis, “Dangerous Foreign Policy at the National Conservatism Conference” The Libertarian Institute, July 23, 2019

Alexis Carré, “Y a-t-il Une Élite Intellectuelle Trumpiste?” Le Figaro, July 22, 2019 (French)

Titus Techera, “Peter Thiel and the Path to a New Conservatism” Law & Liberty, July 22, 2019

Sumantra Maitra, “Can Conservatism Coalesce Into a New Fusion that Channels the Nationalist Zeitgeist?” The Federalist, July 22, 2019

Andrew Kloster, “Not The National Conservatism We’ve Been Looking For” The Federalist, July 22, 2019

David Marcus, “No, Amy Wax is Not a White Supremacist for Wanting Immigrants Who Support American Norms” The Federalist, July 22, 2019

David French, “The Problem With Amy Wax’s Immigration Argument” National Review, July 22, 2019

Rich Lowry, “The Left Smears a Senator for Calling Out Elite Ideology” New York Post, July 22, 2019

Jonathan Chait, “Why ‘National Conservative’ Josh Hawley Wants to Enrich Foreign Banks” NY Mag, July 22, 2019

Max Boot, “What Comes After Trump May Be Even Worse” Washington Post, July 22, 2019

Jeet Heer, “Donald Trump is Remaking the GOP” The Nation, July 22, 2019

Osita Nwanevu, “Conservative Nationalism is Trumpism for Intellectuals” The New Yorker, July 21, 2019

James Kirchick, “Conservative Conference Avoids Trump as They Rebrand Nationalism and Economic Policy” Time, July 21, 2019

Serena Sigillito, “Should Social Conservatives Embrace Nationalism?” The Public Discourse, July 21, 2019

Eric Levitz, “National Conservatives Want Cultural Dominance Not ‘Social Cohesion’” New York Magazine, July 20, 2019

Robert Hutchinson, “Civic Nationalists Gather in Washington to Chart Course for New Conservative Movement” Catholic Vote, July 19, 2019

Alexander Griffing, “As Trump’s Racism Scandal Rocked the U.S., First-Ever National Conservative Conference Held in D.C” Haaretz, July 19, 2019

Lukas Mikelionis, “Penn Professor Under Fire After Suggesting US Better Off with ‘Fewer Nonwhites’, Defenders say Comment Lacks Context” Fox News, July 19, 2019

Brad Littlejohn, “A National Conservative Awakening” Mere Orthodoxy, July 19, 2019

Park MacDougald, “What the Hell is ‘National Conservatism’ Anyway?” New York Magazine, July 19, 2019

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

Jennifer Schuessler, “Polishing the Nationalist Brand in the Age of Trump” New York Times, July 19, 2019

Ishaan Tharoor, “As Trump Wages a Race War, Intellectual Nationalists Try to Keep Pace” Washington Post, July 19, 2019

Ishaan Tharoor, “As Trump Wages a Race War, Intellectual Nationalists Try to Keep Pace” Washington Post, July 19, 2019

Anne Applebaum, “Conservative Intellectuals Are At a Turning Point: Normalize Trump or Resist Him?” Washington Post, July 19, 2019

Sumantra Maitra, “Newly Energized National Conservatives Take Aim at Libertarianism” The Federalist, July 18, 2019

John Gizzi, “Bolton Electrifies DC Conference” Newsmax, July 18, 2019

Stephanie Slade, “The New Conservative Nationalism is about Subverting Individual Liberty” Reason, July 18, 2019

Adam Serwer, “What Americans Do Now Will Define Us Forever” The Atlantic, July 18, 2019

Steven Teles, “Defending the Open Society” Niskanen Center, July 18, 2019

Jimmy Quinn, “At the National Conservatism Conference, an ‘Intellectual Trumpist’ Movement Begins to Take Shape” National Review, July 18, 2019

Jacob Heilbrunn, “National Conservatism: Retrofitting Trump’s GOP with a Veneer of Ideas” New York Review of Books, July 18, 2019

Peter Wolfgang, “The Clinton Nightmare Avoided, What Comes Next? National Conservatism” The Stream, July 18, 2019

David French, “God is Better than Government at Healing the Human Heart” National Review, July 17, 2019

W. James Antle, “Nationalism, Not Neoconservatism” American Conservative, July 17, 2019

Daniel McCarthy, “The Nationalist Surprise” Spectator USA, July 17, 2019

Polska Fundacja Narodowa (Polish National Foundation), “Congress of Conservatives in Washington, DC” Press Service, July 17, 2019 (Video, Polish)

Emma Green, “The Nationalists Take Washington” The Atlantic, July 17, 2019

John Gizzi, “First National Conservatism Conference a Big Success” Newsmax, July 17, 2019

Zack Beauchamp, “Trump and the Dead End of Conservative Nationalism” Vox, July 17, 2019

Ramesh Ponnuru, “Smart Conservatives Give Nationalism a Good Name, and a Bad One.” Bloomberg, July 16, 2019

Michael Brendan Dougherty, “Divided We Fall.” National Review, July 16, 2019

Cathy Young, “Deny Trumpism an Intellectual Base.” Newsday, July 16, 2019

Cathy Young, “Deny Trumpism an Intellectual Base” Newsday, July 16, 2019

Michael Brendan Dougherty, “Divided We Fall” National Review, July 16, 2019

Ramesh Ponnuru, “Smart Conservatives Give Nationalism a Good Name, and a Bad One” Bloomberg, July 16, 2019

Yuichiro Kakutani, “What is National Conservatism? At an Inaugural Conference, a New Brand of Conservatives are Beginning to Define Themselves” Townhall, July 16, 2019

Curt Mills, “The New Nationalism is Here and Peter Thiel and Tucker Carlson are its Stars” Spectator USA, July 16, 2019

Kate Fazzini, “Peter Thiel’s Comments about Spies in Silicon Valley Have Some Basis in Reality, but No Evidence” CNBC, July 16, 2019

William A. Galston, “Nationalism Doesn’t Fit the American Nation” Wall Street Journal, July 16, 2019

Damon Linker, “The Inauspicious Timing of the Inaugural National Conservatism Conference” The Week, July 16, 2019

Alexandra DeSanctis, “J. D. Vance: ‘American Dream is Undoubtedly in Decline’” National Review, July 16, 2019

Titus Techera, “What the GOP Would Look Like if Peter Thiel Were in Charge” The Federalist, July 16, 2019

W. James Antle, “National Conservatism’s Time has Come.” The American Conservative, July 15, 2019

The American Mind Editors, “Has Conservative Rationalism Failed?” The American Mind, July 15, 2019

Alexandra Desanctis, “National Conservatism Conference: Why Nationalism, and Why Now?” National Review, July 15, 2019

Ellie Gardey, “The Future of Conservatism is Nationalist, Says Yoram Hazony” Daily Caller, July 15, 2019

Alexandra Desanctis, “National Conservatism Conference: Why Nationalism, and Why Now?” National Review, July 15, 2019

The American Mind Editors, “Has Conservative Rationalism Failed?” American Mind, July 15, 2019

W. James Antle, “National Conservatism’s Time has Come” American Conservative, July 15, 2019

Ira Stoll, “Parley is Set to Ponder Burke’s Legacy” New York Sun, May 27, 2019