Ideas

Conspiracy Theories in Contemporary Political Discourse

In this installment of a series on liberalism, Benjamin Klutsey, the director of the Program on Pluralism and Civil Exchange… Read More

18 hours ago

Doomsayers Are Everywhere, But Is Our Democracy Truly on the Skids?

Is America headed for a democratic breakdown? Last year in a special report, Freedom House’s president declared, “Our democracy is… Read More

2 weeks ago

The Fake Scientific Consensus on Climate Change

On Earth Day this year, a man set himself on fire on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court as… Read More

4 weeks ago

Empathy, Dialogue and Building Bridges

In this installment of a series on liberalism, Benjamin Klutsey, the director of the Program on Pluralism and Civil Exchange… Read More

4 weeks ago

Book Review: The Fight for Free Speech Is a Battle That’s Never Over

Free speech is constantly under threat. The headlines about book-banning, censorship on social media and silencing speakers on college campuses… Read More

4 weeks ago

College Graduates Enjoy Bigger Career Networks, But Other Students Can Catch Up

College pays. Graduates with four-year degrees earn more and are unemployed less over their lifetime than those without degrees. College… Read More

1 month ago

A First Amendment Giant Offers a Way Out of Our Free Speech Crisis

Perhaps nowhere is the threat to freedom of expression in the U.S. more dire than in higher education. A cadre… Read More

1 month ago

A Vision of a Better World

We stand on the threshold of great change. Vladimir Putin, the most aggressive enemy of democracy in the world today,… Read More

2 months ago

The Democratic Dilemma

In this installment of a series on liberalism, Benjamin Klutsey, the director of the Program on Pluralism and Civil Exchange… Read More

2 months ago

As Biden Pursues Julian Assange, a Major Test of Press Freedom Looms

In its prosecution of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, the Biden administration is setting up one of the most important court… Read More

2 months ago