“Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.”― H.L. Mencken
What is Contra?
Contra publishes a free newsletter, rounding up my recent work along with other articles and news. Paying subscribers receive an alternating column and podcast.
I am associate editor of Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture.
Articles in: American Greatness, Fox News, Newsweek, New York Post, Washington Times, The Daily Caller, Townhall, Washington Examiner, The American Conservative, Academic Questions, The National Interest, Mediaite, Newsmax, American Thinker, The Federalist, Frontpage Mag, InsideSources, Crisis Magazine, The Imaginative Conservative, Intellectual Takeout, Spectator US, Chronicles Magazine, The University Bookman, California Political Review, The American Mind, The Agonist journal, Junge Freiheit, Drudge Report, RealClearPolitics, RealClearPolicy, and RealClearHealth.
As seen on: Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight, The Hill's Rising with Krystal & Saagar, OANN’s Tipping Point with Kara McKinney, Newsmax’s Sovereign Nation with Michelle Malkin, The News Forum's Counterpoint with Tanya Granic Allen, The Daily Caller's Jorge Ventura Report, and elsewhere.
Author of “Economic Nationalism, Immigration, and Higher Education,” published in the October 2020 issue of Academic Questions, the quarterly of the National Association of Scholars.
2019 Haggerty-Richardson Fellow, Conservative Partnership Institute
2017 Mt. Vernon Fellow, Center for American Greatness
Cover story for the September 2019 issue of Chronicles Magazine: The Broken Promise of American Cities
Cover story for the June 2020 issue of Chronicles Magazine: Virginia's Creeping Authoritarianism
Featured in Gun Owners of America, May 29, 2020
Interviewed by Nya Tider (“New Times”), Swedish weekly newspaper, August 20
Michael Anton cites my article on demographics and political change during a lecture, "Flight 93 Election: Trump, the Constitution, and the Future of Conservatism," at the University of Notre Dame. Anton is Lecturer in Politics and Research Fellow at Hillsdale College's Kirby Center in Washington, DC.
Cover story for the December 2020 issue of Chronicles Magazine: “Middle America's Road to Power”
In the News
MalkinLive, May 11, 2020
Conservative Review with Daniel Horowitz, June 11, 2020
I'm Right with Jesse Kelly, The First, Jun 23, 2020
Tucker Carlson Tonight, Fox News, Jul 29, 2020
Junge Freiheit ("Young Freedom"), German weekly newspaper, July 31, 2020
Tucker Carlson Tonight, Fox News, August 4, 2020
Sovereign Nation with Michelle Malkin, Newsmax TV, August 29, 2020
The Dan Proft Show, September 1, 2020 — listen here.
Tipping Point With Kara McKinney, One American News Network, September 16, 2020
Tucker Carlson Tonight, Fox News, September 29, 2020
Tipping Point With Kara McKinney, One American News Network, October 1, 2020
Tucker Carlson Tonight, Fox News, October 29, 2020
Tucker Carlson Tonight, Fox News, November 4, 2020
Tipping Point With Kara McKinney, One American News Network, November 5, 2020
True Story with Mike Slater, The First, November 13, 2020
War Room: Pandemic with Steven Bannon, November 16, 2020
Tipping Point With Kara McKinney, One American News Network, November 16, 2020
The Rod Arquette Show, November 17, 2020 — listen here.
Chicago’s Morning Answer, November 18, 2020
Right Now, The American Conservative, November 20, 2020
Unfiltered with Eduardo Neret, November 20, 2020
Tipping Point With Kara McKinney, One American News Network, November 25, 2020
Death to Tyrants Podcast hosted by Buck Johnson: “A View From The Right, with Ryan Girdusky and Pedro Gonzalez,” December 2, 2020
The Hill’s Rising with Krystal & Saagar, December 3, 2020
Jesse Lee Peterson Talks, December 9, 2020
The Catholic Current, The Station of the Cross Catholic Radio, December 10, 2020
Waxcast with Gavin Wax, December 29, 2020
The Buck Sexton Show, February 15, 2021 (72:25/-33:54)
The Hill’s Rising with Krystal & Saagar, February 18, 2021
Resistance Library Podcast with Sam Jacobs, February 19, 2021
The Hill’s Rising with Krystal & Saagar, March 8, 2021
Chicago's Morning Answer, March 11, 2021
The Hill’s Rising with Krystal & Saagar, April 4, 2021