Who We Are

A non-profit publisher and educational institution working to defend and advance the principles and traditions of Western Civilization and the American Republic.

 
 

What We Do

We publish two exceptional and widely acclaimed periodicals: Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture and Intellectual Takeout, a daily, online-only web magazine.

 
 

Our Vision

To defend and advance Western Civilization and the American Republic and work to achieve the restoration of the moral, political, and legal order necessary for a free and just society.

 

What Is Charlemagne Institute?

Overview

Charlemagne Institute is a non-profit, periodicals publisher dedicated to the restoration of the principles and traditions with which Western Civilization was founded and upon which the American Republic has been built. Our purpose is to cultivate discussion and debate on seminal topics within the studies of politics, culture, history, family, education, and the arts. In terms of viewpoint, Charlemagne Institute conveys the values of a heartland conservatism.

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Testimonials

What Thought Leaders Have Said

“You are to be commended”

…for articulating and encouraging a cultural perspective based on the enduring values of American life.

President Ronald Reagan

“Confronting the smelly little orthodoxies”

“It has been a pleasure to watch…Chronicles confront the smelly little orthodoxies of our time.”

Tom Wolfe

“Most insightful journal in America

The toughest, best-written and most insightful journal in America..

Pat Buchanan

“Just fantastic!”

This is a magazine you guys [have] got to be all over…it’s just fantastic!

Steve Bannon

What We Do

Chronicles Magazine

Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture is a monthly print-and-online publication featuring original and insightful commentary on such topics as history, education, politics, economics, and the arts. Since its founding in 1977, Chronicles has been viewed as an elite forum for cultural commentary, focusing attention upon the prevailing currents within politics and civil society.

Intellectual Takeout

Intellectual Takeout is an online-only magazine that challenges the intellectual and secular orthodoxies of today. With new content posted on a daily basis, the publication is particularly popular among Millennials and younger Americans. Overall, the website is viewed by more than 8 million unique readers annually.

The Alcuin Internship

The Alcuin Internship is an intensive, intellectual and professional educational program for a group of exceptional college students and recent graduates. Hosted during the summer months, the Internship focuses on skills and strategies with which to prepare young adults for years of productive engagement toward the renewal of the American ethos.

INTELLECTUAL TAKEOUT

The Latest from ITO

A Man Without a Country? … Not Quite Yet
- Jeff Minick
without a country

In January 1978, Kris and I were married in Milwaukee, Wisconsin—admittedly not the most propitious time weather-wise for a wedding. We’d saved our money, enabling us to honeymoon in Europe, spending a month with a friend in Switzerland and then …

Teachers Unions Politicized U.S. Schools, Not Parents
- Jack Elbaum
teachers union

When voters were asked by Pew Research, prior to the 2020 election, what issues were most important to them, education wasn’t even among the top dozen.

But things have changed dramatically since then. Outlets ranging from The Washington Post, …

What About Democrats Who ‘Deny Elections’?
- Larry Elder
deny elections

After the recent annual Conservative Political Action Conference convention in Dallas, CNN published a video with the following headline: “Election deniers take over CPAC after primary victories.” In a recent appearance on CBS, Republican Rep. Paul Kinzinger, R-Ill., who voted …

In the Spotlight

Chronicles by the Numbers

Since 1977, Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture has been at the forefront of examining the prevailing currents of politics and civil society with a focus on defending the traditions and history of America and the West.

Years in Publication

%

Of readers have 4-year college degrees or higher

Avg number of years as a reader

Chronicles Magazine

The Latest from Chroncles

Sam Francis: Prophet of America’s Decline
- Clyde Wilson
Luminary paleoconservative, Chronicles' own Sam Francis, foresaw how the vast managerial state would increase its stranglehold over its citizen-subjects. But there are signs that Leviathan is losing its grip.
DeSantis, Trump, and a New Right Comfortable With Power
- Pedro Gonzalez
Unlike many on the right, Governor Ron DeSantis is not afraid to use political power.
Who Won the Taiwan War Games?
- Patrick J. Buchanan
Nancy Pelosi's recent visit to Taiwan ignited Chinese war games against Taiwan. A message was sent from both D.C. and Beijing.

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Suite C-11
Bloomington, MN 55425

 

PHONE
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