It was 40 years ago, in 1979, that AEI embarked on an ambitious project on the Constitution under the direction of another AEI scholar Robert Goldwin, with significant input from Walter Berns and William Schambra.
Why did the West grow rich? In this long-read Q&A, James Pethokoukis discusses the causes and lessons of the Great Enrichment with economic historian Joel Mokyr, author of the recent book, “A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy.”
In this short-read Q&A, James Pethokoukis and economic historian Joel Mokyr discuss why the West grew rich, and if the lessons of his recent book “A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy” are applicable today.
Conservative professors are ideological outsiders on the modern campus. As we start a new school year, liberals have a golden opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to the moral tradition of welcoming the stranger.
Resident Fellow Marc Thiessen discusses Marc Shapiro visiting UC Berkeley and Free Speech Week.
Colleges need to become more engaged in redressing competition of ideas instead of maintaining an ideological mono-culture.
Do you live vocationally in your day job, even if you aren’t making a career of it? God’s calling on your life is not a maintenance request; the task is not finite, nor is it particular.
Resident Fellow Marc Thiessen discusses Congressman Gutierrez’s statement to a retired four-star general and the Trump Administration’s stance on DACA.
U.K.’s fixation on migration from other European countries is crowding out practically all other aspects of public policy, both foreign and domestic. As a result, fewer EU migrant workers seems now the only tangible outcome that Brexit will produce, while leaving the U.K. poorer and less influential in Europe and in the world.
As National Statutory Hall and public schools become epicenters to rewrite (or re-fight) the Civil War or the place of the founding generation in modern memory, let us use each place as a classroom to teach lessons in civics.