New Criterion

3 articles

The Armory Show at 100

Lessons from the 1913 International Exhibition of Modern Art.


The Fifth Problem

How Moscow State university discriminated against Jewish applicants using deceptively simple problems.


Why I Became a Conservative

In 1970s Britain, conservative philosophy was the preoccupation of a few half-mad recluses. Searching the library of my college, I found Marx, Lenin, and Mao, but no Strauss, Voegelin, Hayek, or Friedman. I found every variety of socialist monthly, weekly, or quarterly, but not a single journal that confessed to being conservative.

A young Brit goes against the political grain.