Topic

Does America still have a common political creed and culture? Are we merely a collection of disparate groups united by geography, or are there shared principles, commitments, and republican traditions that ought to bind us together? America is embroiled in a high-stakes battle regarding the answers to these fundamental questions. What will it take to restore a political culture unified around a common understanding of justice in America? And what will the consequences be if we don’t succeed?

essays
14 minutes

Can Conservatism Be Conserved?

When the war against wokeness is over, our common culture could be history.

discourse

A Canon, If You Can Keep It

Every nation is shaped by its canon. It’s time to shape America’s.

essays
20 minutes

Multiculturalism is Ethnocentrism

The ugly history of a divisive ideology

video
1:29:20

Sohrab Ahmari debates David French 9.5.2019

Sohrab Ahmari of the New York Post sparred with David French of National Review on how conservatives should respond to the culture wars.

Podcast
19:44

Ryan P. Williams Joins PRI’s “Next Round” 8.12.19

Ryan P. Williams, President of the Claremont Institute, joins the Pacific Research Institute to discuss identity politics and multiculturalism, censorship battles with Google, and how to encourage a more balanced political debate and free exchange of ideas on campus.

video
2:58

Dr. Charles Kesler joins “Life, Liberty & Levin” 7.21.19

Dr. Charles Kesler joins Mark Levin on "Life, Liberty & Levin" to discuss political correctness and its intolerance for the moral imperfection of fellow Americans.

Podcast

Multiculturalism vs America

A special edition of The American Mind podcast

essays
15 minutes

Dead Conservative Memes Can’t Defeat the Identity Politics Clerisy

A new political vocabulary is needed for a world itself quite new.

video
3:57

Tucker Carlson and Harmeet Dhillon Discuss the Big Tech Attacks on Conservatives

Harmeet Dhillon joins Tucker Carlson on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" to discuss Google's "mistaken" attack on The Claremont Institute and its censorship of conservative ideas at large.

essays
6 minutes

Defend America—Defeat Multiculturalism

Through identity politics and political correctness, today's multiculturalist enforcers seek to erase and replace America. Together, we must save the Union once again.

essays
9 minutes

The Promises and Perils of Identity Politics

Behind the rhetoric of equality and justice lies an ideology of inequality and scapegoating.

Podcast
1:18:51

The Tyranny of Identity Politics

Charles Kesler, Mark Lilla, Heather Mac Donald, and Ryan Williams examine the political and moral threat of identity politics and the means necessary to reinstate and protect the motto on which our republic stands: e pluribus unum. Claremont hosted this panel on November 9, 2017 at the Harvard Club in NYC.

video
1:18:52

The Tyranny of Identity Politics

Charles Kesler, Mark Lilla, Heather Mac Donald, and Ryan Williams examine the political and moral threat of identity politics and the means necessary to reinstate and protect the motto on which our republic stands: e pluribus unum.

video
1:26:23

The Resistance and the New Violent Left

Our distinguished panelists examine the Resistance, its cultural and ideological underpinnings, and the need for a statesmanship capable of preventing this "cold civil war" from turning hot.