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November 13, 2018

ASU Now
It’s official: Arizona is now a battleground state. This, according to Margie Omero, one half of the “The Pollsters” podcast duo rounded out by Kristen Soltis Anderson.

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November 7, 2018

AZ Family
Both Republicans and Democrats can learn from retiring Sen. Jeff Flake’s recent "Washington Post" op-ed piece, says an Arizona State University professor teaching civility in politics.

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November 6, 2018

Arizona PBS
Politics has always been considered a rough and tumble field, but the coarseness in politics has reached levels not seen before in recent times.

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September 13, 2018

Deseret News
Students are failing to learn how to engage the arguments they hate, which puts all of us at risk, according to First Amendment scholars, policymakers and university professors.

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April 9, 2018

Weekly Standard
"How many of you drive for a living?

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April 8, 2018

The State Press
Guilt by association has long been regarded as a foolish and unfair way to pass judgement on anything, be it a person, a program or a particular activity.

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April 6, 2018

ASU Now
For a lot of students, spring break is a time to recharge and enjoy the benefits of a few carefree days before the storm surge of year-end deadlines hits. For 12 accomplished students from the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, t

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April 4, 2018

ASU Now
Steven Pinker has a message for all those standing at the ready, poised to raise the doomsday alarm at a moment’s notice: Not so fast. In his new book, “Enlightenment Now” (which Bill Gates has declared his “favorite book of all time”), the Harvar

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April 3, 2018

National Review
he Federal Higher Education Act has a provision for channeling grants to programs in the American Founding and other such outré subjects. One can’t say the Republicans lack ideas about spending other people’s money.

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April 2, 2018

The State Press
David Marino leveled serious charges against the ASU school I direct in his State Press column.

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March 19, 2018

The Chronicle of Higher Education
I am the founding director of the School of Civic & Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University so harshly criticized in Peter Brooks’ essay “When Faculty Had Power” (The Chronicle Review, March 11).

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March 18, 2018

The State Press
It’s been an interesting first year for ASU’s School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership. The school, which launched in spring 2017, is dedicated to “inspiring leadership and statesmanship for the common good." But the school's

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March 13, 2018

The Week
Arizona State University likes to brag that it's #1 in the country for "innovation." That may sound like a buzz phrase, but the Sun Devils really are innovating new ways to expand the ideological horizons of the liberal academy.

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February 27, 2018

Campus Reform
Arizona lawmakers have allocated millions of dollars to create so-called "freedom schools" at public universities that focus on the importance of Western culture and free markets.

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February 27, 2018

Daily Trojan
The war for ideological control of our nation’s universities is underway, and in Arizona, conservatives have taken charge.

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February 26, 2018

New York Times
In a classroom designed for 32, five students listened attentively last month to an analysis of Aristophanes’ play “The Clouds.” Nine students in another course took in a detailed lecture about the Peloponnesian War, while yet another class pondered

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February 25, 2018

ASU Now
Arizona State University's School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership held its inaugural spring conference Friday and Saturday on the Tempe campus.

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February 12, 2018

ASU Now
As recently as January of this year, yet another college was in an uproar over a controversial speaker when University of Chicago students, faculty and alumni demanded the school rescind its invitation to former Trump White House Chief Strategist Ste

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February 8, 2018

ASU Now
In a just-launched podcast series, listeners will hear that "one of the reasons Alexander Hamilton is so interesting for the 21st century is that he was a communications genius." This — from Professor Paul Carrese, director of Arizona St

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January 28, 2018

ASU Now
Going to college should be an unsettling experience. University students should be challenging their closely held beliefs in the classroom and among their friends, even when it’s uncomfortable, according to two prominent intellectuals who agree on

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