Understanding America

What Was the Enlightenment?

By The Editor

A new video from Prager University: The European Enlightenment of the 18th century introduced the world to modern science, economics, medicine, and political freedom – or so we’re told. But is what we’re told…

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Four Pillars: Educating for America

By The Editor

By Larry P. Arnn, President, Hillsdale College: The following is adapted from a speech delivered on December 6, 2019, during a Christmas Open House at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional…

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The Death of American Citizenship

By The Editor

Victor Davis Hanson gives his opinion on the death of American citizenship: The American Founders institutionalized the best of a long Western tradition of representative government with the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights….

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Did Slavery Create American Prosperity?

By The Editor

Doug Petrikat asks regarding the “1619 Project” did slavery create American prosperity?: Recently there seem to be an increasing number of claims that American prosperity resulted from slavery. This is presented as justification for…

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