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Let’s Not Culture War the Classics

Randal Hendrickson is a political theorist and host of PODOPTICON, a politics, history, and culture podcast. Cornel West and Jeremy Tate made a splash with an op-ed on Howard University’s decision to shutter its classics department. The headline reads “Howard University’s removal of classics is a spiritual catastrophe.” There are any number of problems with … Continue reading Let’s Not Culture War the Classics

Repeal the First 100 Days

I have a piece in The New York Times this morning arguing that the first-100-days standard for presidents is an arbitrary benchmark that encourages change for its own sake while punishing prudence. Presidents who simply want to govern never stand a chance by that measure, because we tend to assess presidents by the scale and … Continue reading Repeal the First 100 Days

“Lost in the Marketplace of Ideas: Conspiracy Theory and our Outdated First Amendment?”

This is the third in a series of several essays by different authors on the issue of conspiracies.  This series is sponsored by Claremont McKenna’s Salvatori Center for the Study of Individual Freedom Stephen Macedo is the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University One need not … Continue reading “Lost in the Marketplace of Ideas: Conspiracy Theory and our Outdated First Amendment?”

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