Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, a Research Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, and a Professor of Classics and Humanities at the California State University. He is the author of nine books and numerous essays on classical culture and its influence on Western Civilization. His most recent book, Democracy's Dangers and Discontents (Hoover Institution Press), is now available for purchase.
That is the question.
Should we trust government agencies to have all the people’s best interests at heart?
The kernel of wisdom in the "declinism" impulse.
The readiness to use force to help our friends -- and hurt our enemies.
What the "March for Our Lives" was really about.
The real background of Trump's CIA pick.
A cautionary note about the game the Kims have been playing for three generations,
A golden opportunity awaits to bring real change to the State Department.
Smug self-congratulation and groveling delight in being praised by progressives.
Our culture’s inability to talk meaningfully about the most consequential phenomenon in history.
Why the media fell in love with North Korea's Kim Yo-jong.
A Daily Blog By Shillman Journalism Fellow Daniel Greenfield