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“Marxism at the Barricades:” A Wealth & Poverty Forum with Dr. Carlo Lancellotti

In the third installment of our Wealth & Poverty Forum, Christopher Rufo, the director of the Center on Wealth & Poverty, interviews Dr. Carlo Lancellotti. Dr. Lancellotti is a professor of mathematics at CUNY Staten Island and the foremost translator of 20th-century Italian political philosopher Augusto Del Noce, who wrote ”The Crisis of Modernity” and ”The Age of Secularization.” During this forum, Dr. Lancellotti describes Augosto Del Noce’s philosophy, his critique of Marxism, and his philosophy’s relevance to the unrest dominating America’s cities. In their discussion, Christopher and Dr. Lancellotti discuss the modern breakdown of cultural institutions, the destruction of cultural identity, how we can conserve traditions in our modern societies, and what Augusto Del Noce would say about the current Read More ›

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The Epoch Times’ Jan Jekielek interviews Christopher Rufo on critical race theory

Last month, Christopher Rufo, the director of the Center for Wealth & Poverty, exposed that a major U.S. nuclear lab — the Sandia National Laboratories — had forced all its white male executives to attend a “white men’s caucus” to educate them on their “white privilege.” After this story went viral, Christopher went on Tucker Carlson Tonight to declare a “One Man War” on critical race theory within the federal government. Over the past month, Christopher has continued to investigate and uncover similar trainings in numerous federal agencies, including the Center for Disease Control, the Department of Education, the Department of Homeland Security, and others. This investigative reporting eventually led President Trump to sign an executive order banning critical race theory within …

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Against Wokeness

Whether it comes to racism or any other sin, few Americans believe that all members of any group are inherently innocent while all those of another are inherently guilty. Adherents of critical race theory do believe this, though — and they’re aggressively teaching it. Our leaders must expose critical race theory as the destructive ideology that it is. Read More ›
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Covid-19 Exposes the Roots of the Homeless Crisis in our Cities

“The coronavirus has started to reveal some long standing truths about homelessness, about addiction, and about mental illness,” explains Christopher Rufo director of Discovery Institute’s Center on Wealth & Poverty. “For the past decade, policy makers have largely avoided these questions, or, largely been in denial about the causes of homelessness.” Read More ›
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Chris Rufo Discusses Seattle’s Push to Close City’s Largest Jail with Tucker Carlson

Seattle and King County are moving to cut the police department in half and permanently close the region's largest jail. Last night, I sat down with Tucker Carlson to explain this radical escalation in "abolishing the police"—and the chaos it will leave its in wake. Read More ›
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Unconscious on the Street
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The Harm in “Harm Reduction”

As cities in the United States, including San Francisco, Denver, Philadelphia, and Seattle, consider opening their own safe-injection sites, they should understand the full consequences of these practices. Read More ›
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Cult Programming in Seattle

Last month, the City of Seattle’s Office of Civil Rights sent an email inviting “white City employees” to attend a training session on “Interrupting Internalized Racial Superiority and Whiteness.” Read More ›

The Bill Walton Show: Reality Economics 101 with Don Boudreaux and John Tamny

On this week’s episode of The Bill Walton Show, Discovery Senior Fellow Bill Walton has a wide ranging conversation about all things economic with Donald Boudreaux, best-selling author, professor of economics at George Mason University who writes the popular blog Cafe Hayek and John Tamny, editor of Real Clear Markets, an editor for Forbes Magazine and the author of “The End of Work” and “They’re Both Wrong.” Even if, or maybe especially, you think economics is too abstract or arcane or harsh, this is a fresh and engaging take that everyone can learn from. Read More ›