Can democracy survive if it abandons its Judeo-Christian roots?...
Charles Kesler describes the origins of, and prospects for, the cultural liberalism that sprang forth in the 1960s...
Have we drifted from the decisive victories for freedom achieved in 1989? . . .
Rene Girard explains how he makes sense of, “On Earth peace, good will toward men.” . . .
The President should take a page from Francois Mitterand. . . .
Liberals in the 1960s attempted to place John F. Kennedy, following his death, on a pedestal with Abraham Lincoln, who was assassinated a century earlier...
Jackie Kennedy was the first to make the association between her late husband and the legend of Camelot...
Americans in 1963 would immediately blame the assassination of JFK on right-wing extremists — on anti-communists or white supremacists...
David Mamet is one of this generation’s most acclaimed playwrights—and, as of an intellectual conversion just a few years ago, also one of its freshest political thinkers.
Family, sheer grit, and the Marine Corps rescued J. D. Vance, author of the searching memoir Hillbilly Elegy. He wonders what, if anything, will rescue his people.
Are genocides a thing of the past? Senior Hoover Fellow Norman Naimark argues no.
Gerard Baker is deputy editor-in-chief of the Wall Street Journal and Andrew Ferguson is a senior editor at the Weekly Standard. His most recent book is Crazy U: One Dad’s Crash Course at Getting His Kids into College. They discuss, with Hoover research fellow Peter Robinson, journalism: its creative impulses, profit margins, and the monochromatic newsroom.
In this episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Peter sits down with Liam Fox, member of Parliament and former secretary of state for defense, to discuss his new book, Rising Tides, as well as current issues regarding the purpose of NATO, Scotland’s move for independence, and the conflicts in the Middle East.
In this episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Peter Robinson interviews Hoover fellow and author Thomas Sowell on his 5th edition of Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy. In this interview, Sowell brings the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives. Sowell draws on lively examples from around the world and from centuries of history.
In this episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Peter sits down with one of America’s favorite political satirists, P. J. O’Rourke, to discuss his best-selling books and the political philosophies that inspired them.
Peter Robinson and Stephen Kotkin discuss Trump’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, Kotkin’s thoughts on the Chinese leadership class and the advantages they may seek to exploit, and which country—China or the United States—will come to represent the more successful or compelling model to other nations.
Understanding the Federal Budget and Moving toward Economic Prosperity.
John Arquilla and Victor Davis Hanson discuss the challenges of waging war in the modern globalized world. . . .
Roger Ailes discusses why conservative, or free-market, journalism thrives on cable and radio, while liberal journalism finds a home in broadcast and print. . . .
Don't thank Republicans, business leaders or the media for saving the U.S. . . .