Riots and the Cry for the Father

Riots and the Cry for the Father “…Behind these protests, behind these people screaming in the street, is a deep suffering that has been brought on by a crisis of paternity. This is not only about literal fatherlessness — although when 40 percent of kids...

Is Fatherlessness Tearing America Apart?

Is Fatherlessness Tearing America Apart? The Spectator’s Freddy Gray interviews on the Americano podcast essayist Mary Eberstadt, whose recent article for First Things argued that the riots in the wake of George Floyd’s killing come down to the sexual...

Mary Eberstadt on What Plagues the West

Mary Eberstadt on What Plagues the West Public Discourse is launching a new feature where we interview leading intellectuals to learn more about their work and what it means for the challenges we face today. Recently our Founder and Editor-in-Chief virtually sat down...

Author argues identity politics has roots in the sexual revolution

Author argues identity politics has roots in the sexual revolution For several years, following the discussion over identity politics, I kept feeling as if something were missing.Conservatives and traditionalists tend to write off identity politics as the expression...

Identity Politics Runs Much Deeper than Politics

Identity Politics Runs Much Deeper than Politics Mary Eberstadt hears a civilizational cry in her new book Primal Screams. ‘Conservatives and other nonprogressives have missed something major about identity politics: its authenticity. But the liberal-progressive side...

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