James Kirchick is a Tablet columnist and the author of Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington (Henry Holt, 2022). He tweets @jkirchick.
From neoconservatism to integralist cosplay to active worship of China and Russia, the ‘post-liberal’ right has had a giddy five years
Axel Springer CEO Mathias Döpfner is in talks to buy the Beltway news site, which bodes poorly for employees who have tried to bully management into left-wing ideological purity
How three media delusions from the Trump era are still ruining everything
A new documentary about former Executive Director Ira Glasser explains how the once-storied civil liberties organization came to embrace the ideology it was built to fight
Political grifter Steve Schmidt used homophobia to distract from his own sins—and everyone just let him get away with it
The teen coming-out rom-com ‘Love, Simon’ is a gem. Now the author of the book it is based on is assailed for her sexuality not matching that of her protagonists.
Biden must show he can stand up to the toxic wokeness that dominates elite institutions—including a significant segment of his own party—in order to unite the country
Among John Lewis’ many virtues: He refused to normalize Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam, even as other prominent African American celebrities and politicians did
The late playwright and AIDS activist saw enemies everywhere—and he wasn’t wrong about that
Most Jews—and many Democrats—believe Bernie Sanders is a dangerous radical
Ex-British MP Ian Austin talks about the encounters with Holocaust survivors that shamed him into leaving the Labour Party
Let’s talk about the shysters, con men, and frauds surrounding the Democratic front-runner
A new book, ‘The Berlin Mission,’ recounts the story of American diplomat Raymond Geist’s efforts to resist the Nazis from inside Germany
When it comes to covering Jeremy Corbyn and anti-Semitism, mainstream outlets are having a hard time telling the truth
There are some very bad people on both sides of the race obsession
The intersectional left revises the history of the gay rights struggle in service of a political agenda that finds virtue in marginalization
A run-in at NYU reveals the unavoidable truth: The war for the soul of the left will be fought over anti-Semitism.
Wondering about the future of the Democratic Party? Just look at Britain’s Labour.