Josh Hammer

Josh Hammer

Josh Hammer is Newsweek opinion editor, a syndicated columnist, a research fellow at the Edmund Burke Foundation, of counsel at First Liberty Institute, and a former John Marshall Fellow with the Claremont Institute.


Conservatism Must Be Chastened by Humility Share This

Oct 14, 2020

Re: The Three Deadly Sins of the Right

If a realigned Republican Party is to emerge as a viable national political force, the ever–incisive Henry Olsen will be one of its leading architects. His American Compass essay, “The Three Deadly Sins of the Right,” once again shows us why. I would merely like to expand upon Olsen’s groundwork. The combined effect of Olsen’s second and […]

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A Conservative Jurisprudence Worthy of a Conservative Economics Share This

Sep 21, 2020

The New Right, in contradistinction to the liberalized Hayekian governing mentality that American Compass’s Oren Cass has called “Let the Market Rip,” is unafraid to wield the levers of political power in the service of good political order. Here at Compass, while we often disagree among ourselves as to specific economic policy disputes, there is […]

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On the Astonishing Success of Tucker Carlson Share This

Jul 07, 2020

Last week, I joined Steve Deace’s BlazeTV podcast to discuss the astonishing success of Fox News host Tucker Carlson, and the forward-looking implications of that success for both conservative media and American conservatism itself. Carlson, much to the chagrin of “woke” capitalists and astroturfing leftists, now has the highest-rated cable news show in television history. […]

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