Politics

America’s Culture of Religious Freedom with Mark David Hall

Prof. Mark David Hall, JWI Affiliated Scholar and Professor at George Fox University, joins host Garrett Snedeker for a discussion of Mark’s new book Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land: How Christianity Has Advanced Freedom and Equality for All Americans. The two discuss the vital place of religious liberty in American culture, both historically and

Feminism Against Progress with Mary Harrington

Mary Harrington, author of Feminism Against Progress (Regnery), joins host Garrett Snedeker for a discussion of her fascinating new book. Harrington, a British writer, argues that “Progress” no longer benefits the majority of women, and only a feminism that is skeptical of it can truly defend their interests in the twenty-first century. She explains how modern feminism

Who Will Tame the Bots? Regulating Artificial Intelligence with Adam Thierer

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning have reentered our public discourse due to some fascinating new applications, yet AI’s role in these areas has also made many question the moral place of AI and its implications on our culture beyond these applications. We’ll be discussing these topics and more with one of the foremost experts on AI and tech regulation, Adam Thierer.

James Wilson and “We the People”

Prof. John Mikhail describes the unique role of James Wilson among the Founders as both moral philosopher and legal scholar who shaped our Constitution and our concept of who “We the People” are in the United States.

Born-Alive Act Redux!

Prof. Arkes reflects on his work crafting the Born Alive Act and takes some time to analyze the latest version of the Act, to him the best ever.

Conservative Affirmation: Dan McCarthy on Essayist Willmoore Kendall

In this episode of the Anchoring Truths podcast, Garrett Snedeker and JWI Intern Jacob Shields sit down with scholar and journalist Daniel McCarthy to discuss his foreword for the recently republished edition of populist-friendly political philosopher Willmoore Kendall’s The Conservative Affirmation. They discuss Kendall’s ideology, scholarship, and relevance to modern political debates.

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