ON-Lion Letter

Entries for June 2016

Bradley Prize recipient Kimberley Strassel’s <i>The Intimidation Game</i> tells how Left is silencing free speech
For nearly 40 years, Washington and much of the American public have held up disclosure and campaign-finance laws as ideals, and the path to cleaner a...

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Jay Cost's <i>A Republic No More</i>, from Encounter in paperback, argues we are a special-interest democracy
After the Constitutional Convention, Benjamin Franklin was asked, “Well, Doctor, what have we got -- a republic or a monarchy?"  Franklin's...

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Yunasa camps for gifted children challenge high-achievers
Gifted children are a valuable resource for the nation, but among the approximately three million high-achieving students in the United States, an est...

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Richard Graber named president of Bradley Foundation
The following letter was sent by Dennis J. Kuester, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in Milwaukee, on June...

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Seminar fosters teaching of core texts in undergraduate education
In June, the Association for Core Texts and Courses (ACTC) held a two-week seminar for faculty members from academic institutions around the country i...

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Center of the American Experiment compiles answers to hard question facing America:  <i>Specifically, What Must We Do to Repair Our Culture of Massive Family Fragmentation?</i>
According to Mitch Pearlstein's introduction to a June report from Minneapolis' Center of the American Experiment (CAE), "it's time to focus intensely...

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From Encounter, Roger L. Simon's <i>I Know Best</I> decries how moral narcissism is destroying our republic
In 1979, Christopher Lasch published the epochal The Culture of Narcissism:  American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations, warning of the ...

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Naomi Schaefer Riley's <i>New Trail of Tears</i>, from Encounter, tells how Washington is destroying American Indians
If you want to know why American Indians have the highest rates of poverty of any racial group, why suicide is the leading cause of death among Indian...

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Graduate seminar explores relationship between social sciences and religion
In June, the Abigail Adams Institute held a week-long summer seminar at Harvard University to examine the relationship between the social sciences and...

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Milwaukee's Grand Avenue Club celebrates 25 years of supporting meaningful work
On June 16th, the Grand Avenue Club (GAC) celebrated 25 years of providing pre-vocational, employment, educational, housing, recreational, and cultura...

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