Introduction to the Future Challenges essay series.
In his “Theses on Feuerbach,” the young Karl Marx proclaimed, “[P]hilosophers have only hitherto interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to change it” (emphasis in original). The mission statements of several preeminent colleges and universities in the United States follow suit, an analyst noted.
Peter Berkowitz, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, chair of the Koret-Taube Task Force on National Security and Law, and cochair of the the Boyd and Jill Smith Task Force on Virtues of a Free Society, notes, on Wall Street Journal TV, that public colleges are legally obligated to keep the classrooms free of politics and that classrooms should be places where students are free to explore ideas.
In a thoughtful consideration of the state of the conservative movement, Peter Berkowitz writes of fellow conservatives: “They should distinguish among what they can alter, what they must accept and what they should embrace.
Secure Freedom Radio's Frank Gaffney interviews Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz about Israel and the struggle over the international laws of war.
Israeli rule over the Golan Heights should be considered “lawful and just” and should be supported by the United States and the international community, Peter Berkowitz, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, argued in an analysis Friday for Real Clear Politics.
Legal scholar Peter Berkowitz, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, argued in RealClearPolitics in February 2016 that Israel's possession of the Golan was “lawful and just” and should be supported by the United States and the international community.
What has populism got to do with conservatism? Quite a lot, according to this piece in the ever-brilliant City Journal. In ‘Conservatism and the People’, Peter Berkowitz explains the rise of Trump, Brexit and the overthrow of the old globalist order.
Peter Berkowitz, Mary Eberstadt and Tod Lindberg discuss the state of conservatives and liberals in America. The discussion touches on an alleged liberal hatred towards conservatives and how the current "Bush Hate" climate is affecting the conservative movement. This event was part of the Hoover Institution's Spring Retreat 2007.
In a lengthy piece in today's Wall Street Journal (subscribers only), Peter Berkowitz, a senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, and teacher at the George Mason University School of Law, raises timely questions about the requirements of a genuine liberal education...
Human Rights attorney Scott Horton debated Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Peter Berkowitz on human rights and the rules of warfare in a debate organized by the Pomona Student Union on Mar. 4 at 7 p.m. in Edmunds Ballroom. . . .
Protests are taking place around the world against the action Israeli troops took against ships on their way to Gaza on a humanitarian mission...The incident has tarnished Israels image and now the Obama administration has to decide where to throw support. Kitty spoke with Peter Berkowitz, a Hoover senior fellow and Israel expert....
Peter Berkowitz identifies the political principles social conservatives and libertarians share, or should share, and sketches the common ground on which they can and should join forces.