David Dreier on Journalism

  On this episode of Reaganism, Reagan Institute Director Roger Zakheim sits down with former Member of Congress, the Honorable David Dreier who now serves as the Chairman of the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation. They discuss former Rep. Dreier’s work in...

The Fiscal Future

Mark J. Warshawsky at AEI: Last week, the Treasury Department released, with no fanfare, the massive Financial Report (FR) of the US Government. Using an accrual accounting basis, rather than a cash basis, the FR shows a much poorer picture of the current finances of...

Civic Education in College

Beth Akers and Joe Pitts at AEI: In a nation starved of formative institutions, universities are uniquely positioned to repair our civic fabric—if only they take their responsibilities to our country seriously. As of now, many are not. Now, an entrepreneurial movement...

Superintelligence

At Noema, Nathan Gardels reports on computer scientist William Hinton, who contrasts AI with analog computation: By contrast, digital computation “makes it possible to run many copies of exactly the same model on physically different pieces of hardware, which makes...

Robert George on Academic Freedom

Robert P. George: The truth-seeking enterprise precludes the university from punishing the expression of a view on the ground that the ideas expressed are false or harmful. That is because such viewpoint restrictions, as I will call them, tend to hamper both the...

Biden, Cox, Polis, and Civility

Darlene Superville at AP: President Joe Biden and Utah Gov. Spencer Cox disagree on many issues but they were united Saturday in calling for less bitterness in politics and more bipartisanship. “Politics has gotten too personally bitter,” said Biden, who has practiced...

Brutal 2024 for News Media

 Many posts have dealt with news media. Newspapers are struggling and online publications also have problems.  Olivia Rosane at Common Dreams: Vice CEO Bruce Dixon sent a memo to employees on Thursday announcing that the company was laying off hundreds of workers and...