Michael Anton is a Lecturer in Politics and a Research Fellow at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies in Washington, D.C. He served on the National Security Council Staff in the administration of President Donald J. Trump.
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Features December 2021
On the novelty of our cultural predicament.
Features January 2020
The enemy is an idea
On the notion of a “liberal international order.”
Features June 2018
A review of The Political Theory of the American Founding by Thomas G. West.
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Jun 13, 2018
“Founding philosophy”: Michael Anton responds
A response from the author to a reader’s query regarding “Founding philosophy.”
January 24, 2021
Sovereignty or submission: a symposium
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The New Criterion hosted “Sovereignty or Submission,” a conference in Washington, D.C., in fall 2019.
Roger Kimball introduces “Sovereignty or Sumbission”
Tucker Carlson’s Keynote Address at “Sovereignty or Submission”
James Piereson on the American Nation
John Fonte on Sovereignty and its Enemies
Michael Anton on the “Liberal International Order”
Angelo M. Codevilla on Collective and Individual Liberty
John O’Sullivan on the National Consensus
Victor Davis Hanson on Citizenship
January 29, 2020
Michael Anton on the war of ideas
Michael Anton, a scholar and former staffer for the National Security Council, discusses the notion of a “liberal international order” and its place in the present-day war of ideas. Audio taken from The New Criterion’s “Sovereignty or Submission” conference in Washington, D.C.
An adapted form of this address appeared in the January 2020 issue of The New Criterion as “The enemy is an idea.”