Jonathan V. Last

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Start a Family...

And before you know it, you'll be voting for the GOP.

Apr 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 30


High Noon for Marriage

7:32 AM, Mar 27, 2013

Popes John Paul II and then-Cardinal Ratzinger

The Age of Anxiety

Jonathan V. Last remembers John Paul II.

Mar 11, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 25


Things Are Tough All Over

11:55 AM, Jan 5, 2013


The Demographic Cliff

7:07 AM, Dec 20, 2012


Ross Is Right on Demography

7:15 AM, Dec 6, 2012

The New American Gothic

A Nation of Singles

The most politically potent demographic trend is not the one everyone talked about after the election

Dec 10, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 13

The Lesson of 2004

The Lesson of 2004

Don’t immediately start looking for lessons.

Nov 19, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 10

A young Korean girl

Where Have All the Children Gone?

Vanishing Korea

Nov 12, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 09


Babies and the Great Recession

The roots of economic collapse start with demographics.

12:16 PM, Oct 25, 2012


The Rise of Childless Americans

11:20 AM, Oct 19, 2012

Cookie Monster

Big Bird Is Big Business

PBS’s well-feathered nest.

Oct 22, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 06


Demographic Tidal Wave

11:15 AM, Oct 12, 2012

Professor Stephen Schneck

What the Schneck?

A Catholic University scholar’s data-free theory on Romney and abortion.

Oct 1, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 03

The United States of Obama

11:54 AM, Sep 20, 2012


The Government vs. the People

3:31 PM, Sep 18, 2012

‘Former Republican’ Maria Ciano

The Party of Abortion

Sep 17, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 01

Dept. of Self Parody

3:48 PM, Sep 5, 2012


Jonathan V. Last is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard. His writings have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the New York Post, the Claremont Review of Books, First Things, the Week, Salon, Slate, TV Guide, and elsewhere.

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