There’s little doubt that most humans today are better off than their forebears. But Deirdre McCloskey has a very unconventional theory as to why that’s happened.
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.
Join us for inspiring personal stories and witness incredible videos from heroes who've advocated for freedom and persevered under the most extreme circumstances.
In this lecture, Jon Shields will ask why so many places that were once reliably Democratic could have supported Donald Trump...and what the defection means for the future of American politics.
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, Boston College political science professor R. Shep Melnick analyzed how interpretations of “equal educational opportunity” have changed over the years, and become a major factor in America’s culture wars.
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.
In this lecture, Penn's Alan Charles Kors examined the legacy of communism, its future...and its true victims.
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.
In this lecture, Cato Institute Vice President Gene Healy demonstrated how the president’s role needs to return to its properly defined constitutional limits, with its powers held in check by Congress and the courts.
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, Philip Hamburger of Columbia Law School explores the legality of the administrative state.
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.
In this lecture, James W. Cease, Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, examines the role of the Constitution in America'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.
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.