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What Is The Administrative State And How Can It Be Stopped?

A mire of regulatory agencies make the rules in America without political oversight. We must understand the problem in order to defeat progressivism-the idea that unelected experts should rule-and restore political power to the people and their Congress.

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20 minutes

After Trump: The Political and Moral Legitimacy of American Government

Claremont Institute Senior Fellow John Marini is one of the few experts on American Government who understood the rise of Trump from the beginning of the 2016 election cycle. Now he looks to the fundamental question that Trump's presidency raises: is the legitimacy of our political system based on the authority of the American people and the American nation-state, or the authority of experts and their technical knowledge in the service of "progress"?

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29 minutes

Our Revolution’s Logic

In 2010, Claremont Institute Senior Fellow Angelo Codevilla reintroduced the notion of "the ruling class" back into American popular discourse. In 2017, he described contemporary American politics as a "cold civil war." Now he applies the "logic of revolution" to our current political scene.

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56:52

The Administrative State and the New “Conservative” Majority on the Supreme Court

The Claremont Institute commemorated the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with panel discussions addressing some of the most pressing threats to our constitutional system. Panel 2: The Administrative State and the New "Conservative" Majority on the Supreme Court.

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1:28:23

Conservatism in the Trump Era: American Statecraft

The Claremont Institute hosted "Conservatism in the Trump Era," a two-part panel discussing the future of conservatism. Panel 1: Conservativism in the Trump Era: American Statecraft.

Podcast
20:48

William Voegeli joins “Sons of Lincoln” 2.23.17

William Voegeli joins "Sons of Lincoln" to discuss his books: Never Enough: America's Limitless Welfare State (Encounter Books, 2010); and The Pity Party: A Mean-Spirited Diatribe Against Liberal Compassion (Broadside Books, 2014). Voegeli also discusses the growing entitlement state, President Trump's first few weeks in office, the liberal mind, and more.