Please join us for a book launch event and panel discussion on poverty, theology, and economics with contributors to a compelling new volume from the Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics, “For the Least of These.” Attendees will receive a complimentary copy.
Maintaning a high level of government funding has become a major goal of the US scientific community and US universities, at a cost to the practice of science. This brief argues that reforms could begin with Washington setting a modest overhead rate for all federal grant recipients and for universities to sponsor pro bono research, reviving the land-grant university ethos of an earlier age.
Colorado's Ridgeview Classical Schools places, at once, emphasis on the community of learning and on individual thought. This kind of education has the power to form a graduate who is especially well equipped to fulfill the duties of citizenship because his or her commitment to America is reflective, clear-sighted, and mature.
Architectural citizenship, properly understood, is the dynamic interaction between multiple factors—formal law, the social context, the needs and aspirations of the client, and the conduct of the architect. Good architecturalmanners depend on the vigorous and healthy interplay between them, and a change in one cannot help but exert an effect on the others, for better or worse.
In a lecture marking the 226th anniversary of the signing of the US Constitution, Michael P. Zuckert critically examines the leading "pro" and "antislavery" interpretations of the Constitutional Convention and offers an alternative analysis tied to a more accurate and less anachronistic reading of the principles and politics of the Founding era.
Thanksgiving is a venerable and much beloved American holiday. But what do we celebrate on Thanksgiving? This collection of stories, speeches, and songs examines the meaning of Thanksgiving Day, with selections by American authors such as George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Jack London, Langston Hughes, Sarah Orne Jewett and O. Henry, to name just a few.
Each November 11, our nation commemorates Veterans Day. But what does the holiday mean, and how do we properly observe it? This collection of stories, speeches, and songs examines the evolving meaning of Veterans Day, with selections by American authors and statesmen. To learn more about the What So Proudly We Hail project, and for more resources, head to www.WhatSoProudlyWeHail.org.
Last month, the US Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) returned to the City College of New York after a 41-year absence. If successful, it can serve as an example for big-city campuses in other underserved areas like Chicago and Los Angeles.
If in Alexis de Tocqueville's time, publicly minded lawyers prized precedent above all, then today's legal profession seems too often to argue primarily from abstract theories of rights. As legal practice has become ever more specialized and focused on money-making, lawyers have become less pulic-minded and less able to meaningfully engage in civic life.
Please join AEI as the chief actuary for Medicare summarizes the report’s results, followed by a panel discussion of what those spending trends are likely to mean for seniors, taxpayers, the health industry, and federal policy.
Please join us as four of Washington’s most distinguished political observers will revisit the Watergate hearings and discuss reforms that followed.