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David Solway

David Solway is a Canadian poet and essayist. He is the author of The Big Lie: On Terror, Antisemitism, and Identity, and is currently working on a sequel, Living in the Valley of Shmoon. His new book on Jewish and Israeli themes, Hear, O Israel!, was released by Mantua Books. His latest book is The Boxthorn Tree, published in December 2012.
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A Canadian Electoral Primer

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 - by David Solway

An object lesson for western democracies.

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Fractures on the Right

Saturday, February 9th, 2013 - by David Solway

A falling out among friends.

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Understanding the Educational Mess We’re In

Friday, January 25th, 2013 - by David Solway

We have reached a point where the past has more to teach us than the present.

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How the Program Approach Has Failed Big Education

Monday, December 24th, 2012 - by David Solway

Programmatic reform in education is almost always a dead end.

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The Namby-Pamby State

Sunday, December 9th, 2012 - by David Solway

The marginal has become the central.

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Is America Broken?

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 - by David Solway

A house divided.

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High Noon for America

Monday, November 12th, 2012 - by David Solway

A review of Jamie Glazov’s new book, High Noon for America: The Coming Showdown, which features contributions from PJM columnists Theodore Dalrymple and Michael Ledeen.

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Acts of God?

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 - by David Solway

Reflections on “the cunning of reason.” Also read: Magic Underwear

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Barack Hussein Obama: What’s in a Name?

Monday, October 29th, 2012 - by David Solway

Sometimes a name tells you all you need to know.

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The Rebuke of Sam Slick

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 - by David Solway

A presidential charlatan and a gullible citizenry may decide the results of the coming election.

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Declining Fortunes: Home Thoughts from Within

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 - by David Solway

Signs of a civilization’s demise.

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The End of Obamerica

Saturday, September 15th, 2012 - by David Solway

Events in the Middle East cast into sharp relief the choice facing Americans this fall.

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The Ideology of the Left: Gnostics of Our Time

Monday, August 13th, 2012 - by David Solway

The “revolutionary mysticism” of the Left takes its toll.

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Cognitive Dissonance on the March

Sunday, August 5th, 2012 - by David Solway

How getting it wrong is regarded as doing it right.

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The Three Great Scams of Our Time

Friday, July 20th, 2012 - by David Solway

The replacement of Truth by narrative and myth.

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A Modest Suggestion for the American Election

Monday, July 2nd, 2012 - by David Solway

The present administration and the Democratic Party have much to answer for.

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Outcomes-Based Education

Saturday, June 16th, 2012 - by David Solway

A generation is despoiled of its cultural inheritance.

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On Scented Minipads

Monday, May 28th, 2012 - by David Solway

The little things say a lot about the culture.

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The Greying of Green?

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 - by David Solway

The writing is on the wall—in increasingly large type.

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Thoughts on Smoking: A Politically Incorrect Analysis

Sunday, April 29th, 2012 - by David Solway

There are many addictions far worse than smoking. Political correctness is one.

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The Left’s Gordian Knot

Sunday, April 8th, 2012 - by David Solway

The Left is to human welfare as prostitution is to love.

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The Decline of Literate Thought

Saturday, March 24th, 2012 - by David Solway

How does one go about trying to rescue a culture in the throes of dissolution?

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The Socialist Transfer of Wealth

Sunday, February 26th, 2012 - by David Solway

Who are the real 1%?

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In Praise of Professional Sports

Monday, January 30th, 2012 - by David Solway

What sports have to teach society about affirmative action.

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Tim Tebow, Step Aside

Friday, January 13th, 2012 - by David Solway

Acknowledging the contribution of Islam to American Life and football. (Also read Andrew Klavan: "Tebowing for Tebow")

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