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Saving Elephants | Millennials defending & expressing conservative values

Feb 7, 2023

Populism is on the rise today—or so we’re told.  But what is populism?  Is it something to be feared or should it only be concerning to those dastardly elites?  Is populism a political movement of the Left or the Right?  Is it only a phenomenon of the politics of today, or has populism existed in some form...


Jan 17, 2023

1st Baron Acton, 13th Marquess of Groppoli, John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton who, for obvious reasons, is more commonly referred to as simply Lord Acton, was a 19th century writer, historian, and member of the British parliament whose contributions to history, faith, and politics are largely forgotten beyond his most...


Jan 3, 2023

Late last year Jonathan Cole had Saving Elephants host Josh Lewis on his podcast, The Political Animals, to talk about the quirkiness of American conservatism, the rise of the NatCons, and whether there’s any hope for Josh’s brand of fusionist conservatism in the future.  The conversation was simply too good not to...


Dec 20, 2022

While Saving Elephants is targeted to younger Americans, more and more Millennials cannot be counted among “the kids these days”.  Today’s college students belong to Gen Z, and they are coming of age in one of the most turbulent political shifts and ideological realignments over the past half century.  What...


Dec 6, 2022

In 1953 sociologist Robert Nisbet published his most famous work The Quest for Community, arguing for the necessity of association to the human experience and the harm inflicted upon communities when they are deprived of their function.  Traditional conservatism has long upheld Nisbet’s teachings as a reminder that...