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Politics

Panelists press for peace in aftermath of 9-11

“Prior to 9/11, most Americans viewed war as an abnormal condition. Today, war is the new normalcy, a reality tacitly…

Congressional super-committee debuts

September 8 marked the inaugural meeting of the new congressional “super committee” charged with identifying $1.5 trillion in potential spending…

Healthcare mandate poses problems for Catholic charities

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a new healthcare mandate, “Guidelines for Women’s Preventative Services,” that…

Economics and the modern family

Divorce, single parenthood, cohabitation – and your wallet This article, the second part of a two-part series, is based on…

Professor calls for community policing in inner cities

Ray Diamond, professor at the Louisiana State University Law Center, called for the revival of community policing as a means…

Former Mexican official addresses the challenges to Mexican democracy

Former president of Mexico’s Federal Electoral Commission (IFE or Instituto Federal Electoral) and political scientist Luis Carlos Ugalde lectured on…

Princeton professor discusses the original intent of the Establishment Clause

Don Drakeman, venture capitalist, lawyer, and professor at Princeton University, spoke about the original intent behind the US Constitution’s controversial…

Is marriage better for your wallet? A look at the economic evidence

Cultural and societal attitudes have recently shaped and modified the idea of the family to reflect a “modern” perception of…

Rising gas prices put economy’s growth in peril

Turmoil in the Middle East, the tsunami and earthquake in Japan, and increased domestic and global demand have pushed oil…

Professor discusses influences that shaped Lincoln’s worldview

Allen Guelzo, professor of history at Gettysburg College, spoke of the influence of the Enlightenment and capitalism on President Abraham…