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If conservatives want to appeal to more minority voters, while offering education reform to the current apparatus for the benefit of our children, then they need to do better than the incoherence they have exhibited in the past. The Republican Party, as a matter of policy, has praised top-down standardization, while placing an even greater emphasis on school choice.
For the first century of American history, both Europeans and Americans saw the United States as exceptional: there was no nation like it anywhere else in the world. But do the characteristics that made America exceptional still apply? In the AEI book “American Exceptionalism: An Experiment in History,” Charles Murray describes what set the United States apart from Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries and whether America can still be called exceptional today.
This Event to Place on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Are college students being deceived by broken promises regarding future income? At a book forum hosted by AEI’s Alex Pollock on Wednesday, an expert panel addressed this critical question and related higher education finance issues.
Since the 1950s, divorces and out-of-wedlock births in America have risen dramatically. This has significantly affected the economic well-being of the country’s most vulnerable populations. In “Home Economics: The Consequences of Changing Family Structure, Nick Schulz argues that serious consideration of the consequences of changing family structure is sorely missing from conversations about American economic policy and politics.
Both advocates and opponents of same-sex marriage eagerly await the Supreme Court’s decisions on two cases challenging the constitutionality of laws – one federal and one state – that deny recognition for same-sex marriage.