Postmodern Europeans may not like to hear it, but nation-states are still essential to preserving the continent’s culture and safety.
Colleges foster smugness on the left and resentment on the right.
The College Board wants to ensure that students learn about America only at its worst.
Progressivism marches relentlessly toward its destination: the one true secular kingdom.
What the president needs to learn—fast.
From Burke to Buckley to Trump, the Right has always had a populist current.
Intolerance of the other political party has become a hallmark of civic life in the United States. But speculation ranges widely about the causes and cures.
When society and politics become degraded, when American communities crumble, merely “conserving” isn’t enough. Conservatism must restore.
At RealClearPolitics, Peter Berkowitz writes on the vilification of Israel and how it is corrupting university culture. We can expect more of this in the weeks ahead as we get ready to mark the 70th anniversary of the creation of the State of Israel in 1948 which was, in fact, one of the great achievements of modern civilization in the 20th century.
Three lawsuits--against Dartmouth College and Duke and Princeton universities--may be the best things to happen to higher education in decades...
According to the dominant narrative—advanced by President Obama, embraced by the Democratic Party, and disseminated by their many advocates in the prestige media—the federal government isn’t working as well
On Oct. 22, Washington Post columnist E. J.
As part of the annual Hoover Spring Retreat, John Batchelor of the John Batchelor Show and Mary Kissell of the Wall Street Journal did a special live taping of the John Batchelor Show featuring Hoover senior fellow Peter Berkowitz and Hoover research fellows Abbas Milani, Kori Schake, and Kiron Skinner. The topic of the discussion was President Obama’s Biggest Foreign Policy Challenges.
In his efforts to refute Charles Cooke’s recent exposé of Jennifer Rubin, I was surprised to see David Frum, in passing, attack my Hoover colleague, legal scholar Peter Berkowitz (a “Sean Hannity–style character assassination of James Comey and Special Counsel Robert Mueller”), for suggesting, in a prescient October WSJ opinion column, that the Mueller investigation into Russian collusion may well be ethically compromised (in its zeal to go after those not accused of collusion)—in even greater fashion than was the Comey investigation of Hillary Clinton (in its absence of zeal to indict for clear violations of U.S. intelligence law).
Yesterday, the Heritage Foundation, in conjunction with the Hoover Institution, hosted an event with this blunt title: “Identity Politics Is a Threat to Society: Is There Anything We Can Do About It At This Point?” The panel consisted my friends John Fonte and Peter Berkowitz; my hero Heather Mac Donald; our long-time blog nemesis Andrew Sullivan; and Michael Lind, an original thinker whose book about the Vietnam War was the subject of the first post I ever wrote on Power Line, more than 16 years ago.
On November 11, in response to a campus crisis triggered by a dispute over Halloween costumes—or rather by an email about Halloween costumes—Yale University President Peter Salovey emailed a message to tens of thousands of Yale alumni that he and Dean of Yale College Jonathan Holloway had sent to members of the Yale community in New Haven the previous evening.
On Tuesday, November 17, Yale University president Peter Salovey sent an email addressed to “Members of the Yale Community,” including the university’s far flung alumni. In the wake of unrest on campus the last few weeks over Halloween costumes, “safe spaces,” diversity, and free speech, Salovey expressed his determination “to build a more inclusive Yale.”
Thirty years after the phrase came into vogue, the culture wars are alive and well—and more heated and complex than ever. A comprehensive peace is not in the cards.
In a June 4, 2010, Wall Street Journal column, republished in her new collection, “The Time of Our Lives,” Peggy Noonan tells the heartbreaking story of 28-year-old Detroit Tigers’ pitcher Armando Galarraga.