Education and American Ideals publication

The meaning of Javier Milei

Henry Olsen

Libertarian economist Javier Milei’s smashing landslide victory is the most radical thing to happen to Argentina in decades. But his win portends more than just a free-market revolution on the pampas.

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The Spectator World / December 20, 2023

DeSantis has a month to save his campaign – or cave to Trump

Henry Olsen

The question now is whether DeSantis really has been hamstrung by a consultant and strategy that didn’t fit him.

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The Telegraph / December 19, 2023

DeSantis finally gets the message

Patrick T. Brown

In stump speeches, DeSantis has been increasingly willing to sidle up to directly criticizing Trump; this was the sharpest his elbows had been on a national stage.

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CNN Opinions / December 13, 2023

Vivek Ramaswamy is a certified conspiracy theorist

Henry Olsen

Vivek Ramaswamy lobs attacks on everyone with a nearly crazed, conspiratorial energy and went so far at one point to hold up his note pad for the camera with words “Nikki = Corrupt”.

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The Telegraph / December 7, 2023

There aren’t enough moderate conservatives to beat Trump

Henry Olsen

Haley would need to get the lion’s share of the voters who back other candidates to switch to her to have a shot.

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The Telegraph / November 29, 2023

Geert Wilders’s win shouldn’t surprise us

Henry Olsen

Wilders’s win is much less of an endorsement of his views than it is yet another rejection of the elites’ business as usual.

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The Spectator World / November 23, 2023

Transformative Legislation for Higher Education

Stanley Kurtz

The General Education Act (GEA)’s method is not to forbid the teaching of certain ideas, it is, rather, to mandate mastery of essential knowledge.

National Review Online / November 16, 2023

The GOP is a Coalition. Republicans Had Better Start Acting Like It.

Henry Olsen

Republican elites and many officeholders remain starkly out of touch with their own voters.

FUSION / November 15, 2023

General Education Act: Model Legislation

Stanley Kurtz

A properly supported School of General Education can remake our public universities into what they once were—the keystones of the American republic.

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PDF / November 12, 2023

What a DeSantis Rebound Looks Like

Henry Olsen

Why Iowa governor Reynolds’s endorsement could be the first step in a recovery for the struggling presidential candidate.

National Review Online / November 10, 2023

The GOP’s silver linings after Virginia election losses

Henry Olsen

Tuesday’s off-year elections were clearly disappointing for Republicans.

Washington Post / November 9, 2023

Haley and DeSantis battle in the race for second place

Henry Olsen

The two politicians are miles ahead of their competitors – but that’s not enough to take down Trump.

The Telegraph / November 9, 2023