Articles by Nathan J. Robinson

Taking White Supremacist Talking Points Mainstream

Popular conservative writer Douglas Murray is open about his ethnic chauvinism, and while he claims to offer common sense and reason, his work is riddled with errors and overflows with bigotry.


J.K. Rowling’s New Novel Shows Why Having an Editor is Important 

When you are a famous author, you can release a thousand-page novel filled with vicious parodies of your Twitter enemies. But should you?


Our Invasions

If we’re never going to hold U.S. war criminals accountable, what moral credibility do we have when we condemn Russia and others? We don’t even begin to practice what we preach.


If The “Only Moral CEO” Is an Abusive Narcissist, What Does That Say About Capitalism?

Dan Price was hailed for his commitment to paying his employees generously, showing how capitalism can “have a heart.” Now that he has been exposed as a fraud and abuser, we should reevaluate the idea of moral CEOs.


Hostile Architecture Is Evil and Should Be Banned

Attacking homeless people with spikes is morally tantamount to assault. Designers should not be permitted to incorporate the threat of pain into the built environment.


The Norwegians Should Not Have Killed Freya the Walrus

If we valued the lives of animals, we would not simply exterminate the ones that inconvenience us. We need to massively elevate the moral status of other species.


If We Want Humanity to Survive, We Must Cooperate With China

War between nuclear-armed powers should be unthinkable. The deterioration of U.S.-China relations threatens the whole world, and treating China as an enemy is suicidally deranged.


How Can America Stop Creating Lauren Boeberts? 

The far-right Colorado congresswoman and “right-wing AOC” is a bigot who holds loopy beliefs. But her memoir offers clues as to how we might create a country that does not empower these types of fanatics.


Against Liberalism

Luke Savage’s The Dead Center exposes the hypocritical pseudo-progressivism that needs to be defeated.


What Do We Owe Afghanistan?

The 20-year war in Afghanistan is often spoken of as a well-intentioned failure. In fact, it was a major crime originating in bloodlust and an indifference to Afghan lives. The U.S. bears a major responsibility for the present suffering of Afghans and has an obligation to undo the damage it has inflicted.


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