Education and American Ideals publication

Nixing BRICS: how to counter the China-led alliance

Henry Olsen

The possibility that BRICS may become a serious competitor to Western-led international entities should be a wake-up call to Western leaders.

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Spectator World / March 17, 2024

There’s a Good Reason Haley’s Still Running – And It’s Not Trump’s Legal Problems

Henry Olsen

Defeated candidates can still deploy their delegates to obstruct the winner’s will by posing contentious amendments to the party platform or by using their nominating speeches to criticize the nominee.

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POLITICO / February 28, 2024

The Battle for Utah’s Universities Has Begun

Stanley Kurtz

Last Wednesday, a committee of the Utah state senate voted down a bill, S.B. 226, that would have restored classic liberal education.

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National Review / February 27, 2024

Trump won the battle for South Carolina – but may lose the war

Henry Olsen

Despite his win in Haley’s home state, the former president’s popularity is on shaky ground

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The Telegraph / February 26, 2024

The peasants are revolting: This year’s farmer protests are a mere foretaste of what is…

Henry Olsen

Farmers may be only a small part of the population, but they wield outsized influence everywhere for cultural and economic reasons.

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Brussels Signal / February 22, 2024

ASU SCETL Deserves Continued Funding

Henry Olsen

Any sensible venture capitalist will tell you to fund success, not starve it.

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Western Tribune / February 22, 2024

If Fidesz joins the ECR that would be good for Hungary – and good for…

Henry Olsen

Fidesz’s current status as a non inscrits party severely limits its ability to influence debate and policy.

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Brussels Signal / February 20, 2024

Biden must risk his party’s wrath to secure Ukraine’s future

Henry Olsen

The beleaguered foreign aid funding bill isn’t out of the woods yet. The president must show leadership.

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The Telegraph / February 14, 2024

Can Utah Save America’s Universities?

Stanley Kurtz

The real problem with higher education is that trustees and legislators have ceded their control over the general-education curriculum to a faculty driven by political motives.

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National Review / February 12, 2024

Trump ‘sees dead people’ but as in the movie Haley may be one of them…

Henry Olsen

Haley has faced a daunting challenge from day one. She represents the GOP’s Old Guard, the segment of the party that still reveres Ronald Reagan and wants to turn back the clock to the pre-Trump Republican Party.

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The Telegraph / February 8, 2024

A Longtime Advantage Has Vanished for the Democrats

Henry Olsen

Republicans hold a partisan lead because more independents lean toward them rather than feeling any enthusiasm for the brand.

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National Review / February 1, 2024

Trump can’t stop repeating his election fraud lies. That’s a problem for November

Henry Olsen

When Donald lies, the GOP dies: a failure to grapple with the fallout of 2020 might hand Biden a second term.

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The Telegraph / January 31, 2024