In Defense of Editing

A classic essay on the importance of journalistic standards and the role of editors in establishing and maintaining them. Illuminating for writers, editors, and anyone… More »

Norman Podhoretz September 3, 2017

Thomas Jefferson: Word and Deed

Thomas Jefferson, whatever his flaws, was an intellectual giant whose key ideas lit up the world and still guide us today. Were it not for… More »

Jon Hersey September 3, 2017

Seven Poems on Living Large and Loving Life

Enjoy these soul-fueling works by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John James Ingalls, Andrew Marvell, Edward Rowland Sill, Gaius Valerius Catullus, Charlotte Brontë, and Berton Braley.

Various Authors September 3, 2017

From the Editor, Fall 2017

Craig Biddle introduces the Fall 2017 issue of The Objective Standard.

Craig Biddle September 2, 2017

Altruism Smothers a Republican Revolution—Again

The failure of Republicans to repeal Obamacare marks yet another large-scale demonstration of how morality, not lobbying or machinations or economic arguments, controls government policy.

Harry Binswanger July 1, 2017