Free Beacon Jack Butler

Jack Butler, a 2015 graduate of Hillsdale College, is a research assistant at the American Enterprise Institute. His views are his own, and not those of AEI.

Nuke the Internet From Orbit?

Review: Mary Aiken, 'The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyberpsychologist Explains How Human Behavior Changes Online'

March 26, 2017

A Visitor—From the Future

Review: James Gleick, 'Time Travel: A History'

December 25, 2016
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How America Became Great

Review: Robert Gordon, ‘The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War’

March 13, 2016

The Coming Regime Change in America

Review: James Piereson, ‘Shattered Consensus’

August 22, 2015

The Conservatarian Moment

Review: Charles Cooke’s ‘Conservatarian Manifesto’

March 21, 2015
Depiction of a futuristic city

The Future and Its Enemies

Review: 'Zero to One' by Peter Thiel

September 20, 2014
police walk through a cloud of smoke as they clash with protesters in Ferguson, Mo.

The Leave Us Alone Coalition

Review: ‘Please Stop Helping Us’ by Jason L. Riley

September 13, 2014

Review: ‘Conservative Insurgency’ by Kurt Schlicter

A ‘Looking Backward’ For Conservatives

August 23, 2014

‘The Weed Agency’ Review

Jim Geraghty’s fictional debut is worth a read

June 14, 2014