Constitution 201: The Transformation of America’s Political Institutions

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 in Better Government, Blog |

By Stephen Zierak This lesson is taught by Dr. Kevin Portteus, Associate Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College, and faculty advisor for Washington-Hillsdale Internship Program.  Dr. Portteus teaches courses in American political thought, and American political institutions.  He is also a visiting graduate faculty member at Ashland University.  Dr. Portteus’ book, Executive Details:  Public Administration and American...

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As 2012 Comes To An End, The World Has Never Been Better

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 in Better Society |

By Ralph Benko There’s an urban legend besetting the urbane that capitalism is a system of privilege designed for the Ebenezer Scrooges of the world.  Not so.  Capitalism works at least as well for us Bob Cratchits as it does for misers, probably better.  Capitalism is the only proven mechanism by which the workers of the world may unite to lose their chains. The big picture is set out in a recent article in the UK’s The Spectator, a...

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