Progressive ideas have been in government and college institutions for at least 100 years, suggested a college professor at a conservative conference.
Topic: Philadelphia Society
The craze around the hit Broadway musical ‘Hamilton’ aside, too many people are reading the Constitution as if they were Alexander Hamilton, said a college professor.
Law School Professors Reject Property Rights
People without college degrees, or even high school diplomas, appear to understand property rights. Why can’t law school professors? Evidence of the former can be found trend can be found in the number of signs…
Law Schools v. The Law
The definition of law is being twisted by officials who feel they are above the law, said a Reagan judicial appointee.
Professor: The ‘Government does not do a Good Job of what it should be doing’
The government is not doing a good job at its main responsibility of representing the people, said a college professor from Hillsdale College.
There are Downsides to Tax Cuts?
One of the scholars at the recent Philadelphia Society conclave of conservative intellectuals found an unexpected downside to tax cuts. “Congress voted against Grover Cleveland’s tariff cuts arguing that government will become bigger because of…
Lenin’s Stubborn Facts
Lenin famously said that facts are stubborn things, and they are, no matter how much his fans in academia try to hide them. “Currently the public and academic view of markets is distorted,” Paul Dragos…
Forgotten History of America’s Economic Past
One of the nice things about going to a meeting of actual scholars, as opposed to academics who dominate most academic associations, is that you get to hear some forgotten history you might otherwise be…
Coolidge Silent No More
Clearly we have to reach beyond academia if we want to reclaim our history. “Calvin Coolidge had four percent growth which candidates today only talk about as a goal,” Amity Shlaes, the former Wall Street…
A Man Called Adam Smith
If the Left thinks of Adam Smith at all, it is probably as a profile on neckties worn by their bete noires on the right, but genuine liberals might find him a worthy subject of…