Citizen Leadership

Chapman Center for Citizen Leadership

Michael Medved & Dr. Diane Medved at Town Hall

This event is sponsored by Discovery Institute’s Chapman Center for Citizen Leadership. Husband-and-wife duo Michael Medved and Dr. Diane Medved will share a stage as they both discuss their recently published books. Hear from bestselling author and radio show host Michael Medved as he discusses his latest book, The American Miracle: Divine Providence in the Rise of the Republic. Michael Read More ›

Register of Copyrights should be subject to same nomination and consent process as other senior government officials

Legislation that would elevate the position of Register of Copyrights has been introduced in the House of Representatives with the support of the chairmen and ranking members of the Senate and House judiciary committees along with 29 other cosponsors. The Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act would require that the Register must be appointed by the President and confirmed Read More ›

Watch: 3rd Annual Chapman Center for Citizen Leadership ft. Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers

At the 3rd Annual Chapman Center for Citizen Leadership Benefit Luncheon, Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers reflects on her 20+ years of public service and political leadership, and shares the important lessons she’s learned along the way, as well as her vision and optimism for the future of our country. Read More ›

Why Religious and Economic Freedom Stand and Fall Together

Donald Trump has been courting evangelicals and other social conservatives of late, from his high-profile meeting with evangelical leaders in New York City to his selection of Indiana Governor Mike Pence for his running mate. The question on many minds is whether Trump is in the middle of a slow-moving come-to-conservatism moment, or just shrewdly courting a key Republican constituency Read More ›

Brexit and the Future of U.S.–U.K. Military Cooperation

If the British vote down the Brexit referendum later next week and choose to remain in the European Union, the results will be unfortunate for the United States in many ways. Britain’s continuing membership in the EU threatens not only America’s economic interests, but also its strategic and military interests. If the architects of the European Union realize their ambitions, Read More ›

Blurring lines between government and philanthropy

In February the University of Southern California Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy held its 2016 National Leadership Forum on the topic of “Philanthropy and Government: Public Problem Solving at the Intersection.” Two hundred thirty philanthropists, policy leaders, consultants, and scholars came together in Los Angeles to talk about topics like impact investing, community development, immigration, charter schools, and the Affordable Care Read More ›

‘New York Values’: Cruz, Trump and History

The spirited exchange between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on what constitutes “New York values” was a high point of the Charleston Republican debate. Trump won the televised exchange, citing the Big Apple’s heroic response to the atrocities of September 11, 2001. The normally articulate Cruz was unable to effectively respond, despite knowing in advance of the debate that Trump had assailed Cruz’s off-the-cuff Read More ›

Sinatra Turns 100: ‘Ring-A-Ding Ding!”

Amidst the horrific news all over the globe, this holiday season has been a time to count our blessings, and pray for better days ahead for all civilized humanity and for deliverance from atavist barbarism. This season brings us the gift of Francis Albert Sinatra (1915–1998), in the marking of his birth centennial. Nearly seven years ago I penned a TAS article, Awaiting Read More ›