Wanted: A new Indian secularism
Sadanand Dhume | Times of India
Progressives don’t know how to end the ‘forever war’
Hal Brands | Bloomberg Opinion
The Democratic Party’s presidential candidates want to end the “forever war” — America’s two-decade struggle against jihadist extremism. The trouble is they don’t know how.
Your professional decline is coming (much) sooner than you think
Arthur C. Brooks | The Atlantic
Professional decline is inevitable as we grow older, but misery is not. By making new commitments and cultivating new abilities, you can move from strength to strength in each stage of life.
Infographic: The ‘underpaid teachers’ myth
Andrew G. Biggs | AEI
What is American education?
Frederick M. Hess | "Bradley Lecture Series"
The secret source of lost learning and educator burnout
Frederick M. Hess | Education Next
John Lukacs, A Historian For Our Times By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun | May 30, 2019
John Lukacs, R.I.P.: The American Who Understood Europe by Conrad Black
May 29, 2019
David Epstein On Mastery, Specialization, And Range
by Russell Roberts via EconTalk
Journalist and author David Epstein talks about his book Range with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Epstein explores the costs of specialization and the value of breadth in helping to create mastery in our careers and in life. What are the best backgrounds for solving problems?
An Historian and a Prophet
Scott P. Richert
“I am an historian, not a prophet.” ∼ John Lukacs Clamat enim quodammodo omnis historia, Deus esse (“In a way all history cries aloud that God is”). ∼ Pope Leo XIII For more than 60 years, from the mid-1950s on, John Lukacs wrote and spoke on the passing of the modern age. With his death […]
The Intrepid Duo: Pipes, Father and Sonby Jiri Valenta and Leni Friedman Valenta
The Gatestone Institute
May 20, 2019
Who Are Europe's 'Civilizationists'?by Dominic Green
May 20, 2019
You're Big, Germany. Now Act Like It.
by Melvyn B. Krauss via Yahoo Finance
Germany’s best friends in Europe, the Dutch, are becoming concerned that Europe’s most important country has adopted a small-country mentality. They’re right.
Explaining the Poverty of German's Strategic Debate by Walter Haynes
The First Annual Israeli Conservatism Conference
Yesterday, our colleagues in Israel hosted a historic event: the First Annual Israeli Conservatism Conference. Hundreds of patriotic Israelis gathered in Jerusalem to explore, discuss, and debate a distinctly Israeli and conservative way of approaching Israel's national concerns. And we are pleased to bring you videos of the full conference, with English translation, so that you can get a taste of the indispensable work Tikvah is doing to strengthen and defend the Jewish state.
Click here to watch!
The Crisis of Left Jurisprudence
by John O. McGinnis
It is not clear what it will take for the Left to come up with a compelling response to originalism. Read More »
The Constitution’s assignment of the judicial power to Article III judges is a real constraint on government action. Read More »
How John Marshall Made the Supreme Court Supreme
His brains and bonhomie forged a band of Federalist brethren.
The Cowardice of Middle East Studies by Daniel Pipes
EXAMPLE OF SUCCESS IN U.S. FOREIGN POLICY ACE VENTURA
PAUL RAHE: REALISM IN FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SPARTA
CONSCIENCE & TEMPORAL AUTHORITY
POSITIVE LAW vs. CONSCIENCE