By EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel National Review Online
The Castro Revolution not only impoverished and immiserated the people of Cuba, it culturally lobotomized a lot of them. As Father Richard Neuhaus said, that’s what happens when your country has been run by vicious teenagers with machine guns.
Republican leaders are only now waking up to the fact that the change Donald Trump’s voters want will end up changing the GOP, too. Read More (See also Mr. Olsen’s National Reviewarticleexplaining why the voters Mr. Trump picked up do not fit neatly into any of the GOP’s pre-Trump factions.)
WHAT'S THE POINT OF EDUCATION?
By EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow Roger Scruton Spectator (UK)
After years of “child-centered” indoctrination, the educational establishment has become lost in a kind of fairyland, believing that education is really a form of social engineering, and that its primary purpose is to boost the pupil’s “self-esteem.” Read More
FEAR AND LOATHING IN AMERICA
By EPPC Senior Fellow Mona Charen Syndicated Column
There is no greater megaphone than the presidency, and some signals of magnanimity and unity coming from Donald Trump could go a long way. Read More
A SIMPLE GESTURE, A GRATEFUL HEART: A THANKSGIVING LESSON FROM STAFF SGT. MILOSEVIC
By EPPC Fellow Mary Rice Hasson Washington Examiner
Ideologues may work to shred our cultural memory and thin the roots of our gratitude, but ordinary Americans can replant the seeds of deep gratitude on a daily basis. Read More
ON OUR NEED FOR THE REAL THOMAS MORE
By EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel Syndicated Column
In our unhappy modern situation, we need the example of a Catholic willing to be martyred for his love of God and love of the truth. Read More