Topic

Can the Liberal Arts and Humanities be Saved?

Our current educational system does not create civic leaders or statesman. It does not teach Americans how best to understand America. Education is in crisis, but it is also a major cause of America’s crisis.

essays
10 minutes

What We Need to Build—in Order to Build

A time to pour foundations. 

Podcast
1 hour 3 minutes

The American Mind Roundtable: The Roundtable Ep. #18

The coronavirus has America paralyzed by poor decision-making. In the midst of the chaos it claims a new victim: higher education. But who's suffering more, students ready to learn or administrators hungry to indoctrinate? Plus: in a grab bag of bashing, our editors lament Michigan's petty tyranny and lambaste California’s ham-fisted lockdown.

discourse

Sacred Cows

What I saw at the American Academy of Religion.

essays
25 minutes

The Rise and Fall of the Pajama-Boy Nietzscheans

America’s ideals are worth defending against two-bit impostors.

discourse

Liberate Harvard

How to free America’s elite universities from special interests.

essays
15 minutes

Children and Transgenderism

Some stories aren't being told.

essays
26 minutes

The Strength of Broken Dreams

“The American Dream” is dead, but America remains.

discourse

A Victory for Intellectual Diversity in South Dakota

South Dakota’s experience with intellectual diversity legislation is a case study for the nation.

essays
8 minutes

Restore Authority to Education

Our K–12 students need guidance out of ignorance.

essays
6 minutes

Laundering ‘Little Women’

What Greta Gerwig’s 'Little Women' misses.

essays
25 minutes

Titania McGrath and the Politics of Wokeness: An Interview with Andrew Doyle

The popular Twitter satirist and cultural commentator talks social justice, classical liberalism, and the fate of the arts in the West.

discourse

We Live in an Anti-Society

An Untimely Review of Joker.

discourse

The Golden Snow Globe

The solution to rule by celebrity is not more rule by other celebrities.

discourse

Elite Education is for Suckers

Classical education is rising up to take its place.

discourse

The University Has Lost its Way

When God recedes, nihilism takes His place.

discourse

Where Are our Leaders?

Elite universities have failed to produce elites.

discourse

Eric Whitacre: American Composer

Why he belongs in the American Canon.

video
30:01

The Claremont Institute is awarded the National Humanities Medal 11.21.19

At the White House, President Donald Trump presented Claremont with the prestigious National Humanities Medal. Remarks begin around the 16:50 mark.

essays
15 minutes

Figure: Doom / Ground: Renaissance

A new dark age? Don't believe the hype.

discourse

Canon-Building is Nation-Building

More on the necessity of an American Canon.

discourse

A Canon, If You Can Keep It

Every nation is shaped by its canon. It’s time to shape America’s.

essays
7 minutes

Social Justice is Academia’s New Theology

Sokal Squared showed the West’s learned elite has succumbed to a corrupted creed.