For Struggling Middle Class Families, the Gold Standard Is No Fairy Tale

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Better Economy |

By Ralph Benko Once upon a time — September 17th — Reuters published a delightfully preposterous blunderbuss of a blog. It served up a one-sided attack on conservatives. It did so as part of what it calls The Great Debate. Well, a debate has two sides. Here’s the side Reuters declined to publish. The very distinguished author of that blog, Prof. Charles Postel, author of The Populist Vision, purported to tell his readers why...

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Constitution 201: Post 1960’s Progressivism

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 in Better Government, Blog |

By Stephen Zierak This lesson is taught by Dr. John Grant, Assistant Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College.  Dr. Grant teaches courses in early modern political philosophy and American political thought.  He received his BA from Eureka College, and his MA and PhD in Politics from the University of Dallas.  Dr. Grant’s research interests include natural law tradition, American foreign policy, and the relationship between theology and...

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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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Constitution 201 – Total Regulation: LBJ’s Great Society

Posted by on Dec 17, 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’s book, Executive Details:  Public Administration and American...

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Constitution 201: Woodrow Wilson and the Rejection of the Founders’ Constitution

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in Better Government, Blog |

This article was originally published here on Hawaii Reporter.   By Stephen Zierak This lesson is taught by Dr. Ronald Pestritto, Charles and Lucia Shipley Chair in the American Constitution, Associate Professor of Politics, and Dean of the Graduate School of Statesmanship at Hillsdale College.  Dr. Pestritto is a senior fellow at Hillsdale’s Kirby Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship.  He teaches courses in American...

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