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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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47:32

Nationalism and Media: James Poulos on The Federalist Radio Hour

James Poulos discusses the changes in progressivism, nationalism, and legacy media.

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1:09:58

America’s Cold Civil War

Is America in a cold civil war? The Claremont Institute and Heritage Foundation team up to discuss the deep divide our country now finds itself in.

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1:07:48

The Real Crisis of American Politics

John Marini speaks with Michael Anton about his new book: "Unmasking the Administrative State: The Crisis of American Politics in the Twenty-First Century."

essays
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.

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1:04:24

The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas: 25 Years on the Court

The Claremont Institute and Federalist Society hosted The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas: 25 Years on the Court. This two-part panel discussion considered Justice Clarence Thomas's quarter century on the Supreme Court. Panel 1: The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas.

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1:35:00

Constitution Day 2016 Panel 1: Hemorrhaging on Separation of Powers

John Malcolm, John Shu, Michael Uhlmann, and John Yoo discuss the erosion of the separation of powers.

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25:32

Constitution Day 2016: Closing Remarks

John Eastman delivers the closing remarks at the Claremont Institute's 2016 Constitution Day Celebration.

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16:23

True the Vote v. IRS Oral Argument

Dr. John Eastman, Founding Director of the Claremont Institute's Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, presents oral argument before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in True the Vote, Inc. v. IRS.

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1:34:02

Our Partisan Bureaucracy? The IRS, the DOJ, and the Future of Political Activism

When the first Civil Service Reform Act passed in 1883, “good government” reformers envisioned nonpartisan civil servants fairly administering the federal bureaucracy. From the vantage point of 2016, it is clear this dream has turned into a nightmare.

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8:16

2011 Annual Dinner in Honor of Sir Winston S. Churchill-Remarks by Bill Bennett

Claremont Institute Washington Fellow Bill Bennett offers his remarks at the 2011 Dinner in Honor of Sir Winston Churchill. The event is hosted by the Claremont Institute in Newport Beach, CA. The 2011 Statesmanship Award went to Congressman Paul Ryan.

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2011 Annual Churchill Dinner in Honor of Sir Winston S. Churchill-Paul Ryan “Our Churchillian Moment

The Claremont Institute is proud to welcome Congressman Paul Ryan, keynote speaker and recipient of the 2011 Statesmanship Award in Honor of Winston Churchill. These are Rep. Paul Ryan's remarks from the November 12, 2011 dinner held by the Claremont Institute in Newport Beach, CA.