During School Choice Week 2015, AEI’s Rick Hess, Senator Tim Scott, Thomas Stewart, and Patrick Wolf discuss Stewart and Wolf’s new book, “The School Choice Journey,” and why promoting school choice is important to expanding the range of education opportunities for every student in the United States.
Human flourishing and human excellence: The truth(s) of Aristotle’s ‘Nicomachean Ethics’ (with a look at Winston Churchill)
Leon Kass discusses the exploration of human flourishing in Aristotle’s “Nicomachean Ethics” and its modern day implications.
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Education Reform in the 114th Congress: A Conversation with House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline
Representative John Kline, chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, and AEI’s Rick Hess discuss what’s on the docket for education reform in the new Congress.
FCC Commissioner Mike O’Rielly discusses what lies ahead for the commission in 2015.
A congressional roadmap for rebuilding our nation’s military: A conversation with House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry presents his agenda for the committee in the 114th Congress and sits down with former Senator Jim Talent to discuss the proper role of Congress in national security policymaking and the need for a strong US military.
Hidden in plain sight: What really caused the world’s worst financial crisis and why it could happen again
Drawing from his new book, “Hidden in Plain Sight,” Peter Wallison contends that the 2008 US financial crisis was caused by government housing policies, not by insufficient regulation of the financial system or Wall Street risk taking.
Two distinguished political commentators discuss President Obama’s recent executive action on immigration and the related constitutional and political issues.
Daniel DiSalvo, author of “Government Against Itself: Public Union Power and Its Consequences,” discusses the results of his research and AEI’s Andrew G. Biggs offers comments.