How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure.
In this lecture, David Kopel will explore religion, self-defense, and the relationship between the two.
Join us for a debate on two controversial issues on the November ballot.
A debate and discussion between Nigel Farage and Vincente Fox, moderated by the Washington Examiner's Tom Rogan.
In this talk, John M. Owens of the University of Virginia discussed the material power shift away from the United States, and its effects on American power, Chinese power, and international norms and institutions.
In this lecture, Professor John Inazu of Washington University in St. Louis suggested a way forward, amid campus free speech controversies, to carve out stronger identities through bridging differences.
A provocative evening with Professor Harvey Klehr, where we explored facts and myths of the Cold War era in light of new evidence from declassified Cold War intelligence.
In this talk, Steve Teles explained how conservatives began to lead the charge to curb prison growth, how it will affect mass incarceration, and what it teaches us about achieving policy breakthroughs in our polarized age.
A panel discussion with R.J. Pestritto, Joshua Dunn, and Joseph Postell.
In this lecture, Daniel DiSalvo explored what is happening today in American society and the economy and how we got here.
In this lecture, Professor Peter Schuck argued that fundamental features of our democratic policymaking process and institutions best explain this endemic failure, and offer some modest reforms to reduce the failure rate.
The New Freedom and the New Birth of Freedom: Wilson, Lincoln, and the Progressives' Claim to Lincoln's Legacy
Was Lincoln truly a source for progressivism, then and now? Hillsdale College Professor of Politics Ronald J. Pestritto sought to answer this question, looking at the works of Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson.
If higher education is the next financial bubble, what will happen if it bursts? This lecture, by the nation’s leading expert on the economics of higher education, will explore these potential consequences.
In this lecture, Lucas Morel argued that the Emancipation Proclamation was a call to Americans, black and white, to think and act as a free, self-governing people. A constitutional people.
The post-partisan era President Obama promised has not materialized. In this lecture, Professor Sid Milkis explained how we got here, and why it matters.
From Enlightened Administration to Adversarial Legalism: How Civil Rights Helped Build Your American State
In this public lecture, Boston College professor Shep Melnick looked at the surprising link between civil rights advances and government growth over the past 50 years, and the federal and state judges who have quietly shepherded both.