Chris Rufo wrote “America’s Cultural Revolution” last year as a warning to conservatives about the radical Left’s takeover of institutions—from business and government to education and entertainment. In addition to being an exposé, it also served as a call to action.


Now, a year later, Rufo is optimistic that Americans, including some to left of center politically, are “waking up.” He attributes the change to the gruesome and deadly Oct. 7, 2023, attack by Hamas and the radical Left’s unflinching (and often antisemitic) criticism of Israel that followed.


“After 10/7, when those same people who were marching for BLM, who were pushing trans in schools, who were ramping up DEI, when they’re out there celebrating the terrorists who butchered, raped, and murdered innocent people, I think it caused this moment of horror, but also this moment of clarity,” Rufo told The Daily Signal.


The popular writer, filmmaker, and activist—whose work is available at—was in Washington, D.C., last week to accept The Heritage Foundation’s prestigious Salvatori Prize.


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