Lubbers on the Liberal Arts

Listen or read here as Arend D. Lubbers, Grand Valley State University President Emeritus and longest serving college president in the country, speaks on the importance of a liberal arts education. President Lubbers has been a longtime friend of the Kirk family and...

Lubbers on the Liberal Arts

A video of a talk on the importance of a liberal arts education by Arend D. Lubbers, President Emeritus of Grand Valley State University.Listen as Arend D. Lubbers, Grand Valley State University President Emeritus and the longest-serving college president in the...

Citizens Without States?

Adapted from Cosmopolitanism in the Age of Globalization: Citizens without States. Lee Trepanier and Khalil Habib, ed. University of Kentucky Press, 2011. Paperback, 376 pages, $35. While our political and cultural elites debate about what to do with the millions of...

Is It Too Late for Democracy?

Nell’età della tarda democrazia. Scritti sullo Stato, le istituzioni e la politica (In the Age of Late-Democracy: Essays on State, Institutions and Politics), by Lorenzo Ornaghi. Vita e Pensiero, 2013. Paperback, 385 pages, €28. In a passage of his Politica methodice...

Strange Inhabitants of the New World

An excerpt from America Moved: Booth Tarkington’s Memoirs of Time and Place, 1869–1928 By Booth Tarkington Edited by Jeremy Beer. Front Porch Republic Books, 2015. Paperback, 284 pages, $32.Our friend and Front Porch Republic founder Jeremy Beer has just edited and...

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