The shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, and its aftermath, provide further evidence that Vladimir Putin is “indisputably the greatest threat to peace and order in the post-Cold War world,” writes EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel. The only serious answer is a “Western strategy that aims at nothing less than democratic regime change in Russia.” (See also Mr. Weigel’s article “The Bear is Loose.”)
EPPC Senior Fellow Mona Charen calls for President Obama to “reset” his perception of the “criminal in the Kremlin.”
Fetal Pain, the Moral Imagination, and Our Common Humanity
EPPC Fellow Carter Snead, Notre Dame law professor and director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, spoke at the opening of the recent 2014 National Right to Life Convention. Click here to watch a video of his remarks.
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Reflecting on the death of the world-famous musician Lorin Maazel, EPPC Senior Fellow Roger Scruton celebrates the small-town arts festivals that “form an important part of the life of rural communities.”
EPPC Senior Fellow Stanley Kurtz chronicles an effort by the company that creates the Advanced Placement test in U.S. history to “turn the teaching of American history into exactly the sort of grievance-based pedagogy” that Dinesh D’Souza decries in his new film.
Everyday life is mediated by more magical-seeming technologies than ever before, but they fail to evoke a sense of mystery. In this article from EPPC’s journal The New Atlantis, Robert Herritt explores the reasons for a lack of wonder.