Citizen Leadership

Chapman Center for Citizen Leadership

Martin Luther King

What Today’s Cultural Marxists Would Be Wise To Learn From Martin Luther King Jr.

Nearly 200 years after the vision expressed in the Declaration of Independence, and 100 years after the Civil War and Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, King fulfilled his redemptive mission, sacrificing his life to finish the work he described as making people, “free at last, free at last.” Read More ›
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Printing US dollar bills. Concept of United States economy, buying and selling banknotes in the worldwide. Global finance and business.
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Federal Budget: No Place for Freelancers

Team GOP's handshake spending plan includes two goals — to cap discretionary spending in fiscal 2024 to at 2022 levels as well as a budget blueprint that balances within 10 years. Read More ›
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The Administrative State Can Put a Bug in Your Phone

In the age of cellphones and the internet, consumers often face a simple choice: convenience or privacy? Do we let Big Tech have access to our private communications and free email accounts because it's so easy? Once you've said yes — and who among us has not? — it's not a stretch to think that Big Data already has almost all your information, so why get picky at the next juncture? Read More ›
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Pilgrim Fathers arrive in America.. Date: December 1620
Pilgrim Fathers arrive in America.. Date: December 1620

Faith, Gratitude, And Perseverance: Americans Have Much To Learn From The Pilgrim Story

With our country passing through troubled times, it is worth revisiting the Pilgrims’ five significant achievements, which created the seminal story of America, and reveal remarkable insight into who we are and the qualities of character we need to overcome our present challenges. Read More ›
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Flags of the United States and China on flagpoles on sides. Six flags on a blue background. America. USA. Washington. Beijing, Hong Kong. 3D illustration.
Flags of the United States and China on flagpoles on sides. Six flags on a blue background. America. USA. Washington. Beijing, Hong Kong. 3D illustration.

Elite Capture, What It Is and How It Threatens America’s Future

One explanation for why America is in such rapid decline with the woke normalization of censorship, cancel culture, division, unequal justice, and depravity is found in the theory of “elite capture.” Read More ›