He may be on Mount Rushmore and on the dollar bills we spend regularly, but a startling number of Americans, particularly young ones, do not know who George Washington is.
Articles By: Spencer Irvine
Fair Admission to All?
At a recent Heritage Foundation event, several distinguished lawyers and law experts had an exciting and at times contentious panel debate over the possibility of the U.S. Supreme Court putting the case of Fisher vs. University of Texas , which involves racial considerations in college admissions, on the docket.
Killing Lincoln, Sensationally
As an amateur Civil War buff, having walked the hallowed battlegrounds of Gettysburg and Antietam, I greatly appreciate any best-selling book that discusses one of our nation’s greatest triumphs: the American Civil War.
What would Ayn do?
The Ayn Rand Institute hosted a panel discussion at the National Press Club which highlighted the issues facing the Middle East.
Crisis of the European Union
Václav Klaus, president of the Czech Republic, in a Hillsdale College-sponsored cruise event, spoke about the roots of the current economic problems facing the European Union (EU), as well as its significance to Americans.
Affirmative Action or Privilege?
Dr. Anthony Bradley, author of the new book Black and Tired: Essays on Race, Politics, Culture, and International Development, spoke at the Heritage Foundation about his research on the downward moral trend of black culture in America.
Hope & Change in Chile
In light of education reform and comments made by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, CATO Institute’s policy analysis on Chile’s private school voucher program is a great respite from the political battles encircling states across America.
CAP: ‘Mainstream’ No More?
The Center for American Progress (CAP) continues to buck its so-called “progressive” label with each report and analysis it publishes.
Civil Rights & Wrongs
Federal speech codes could only be the beginning.
Student’s Rights SaVEd
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has put out a scathing report and analysis on the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (also known as “Campus SaVE”) Act that is up for consideration in both chambers of Congress.