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What You Need To Know About Critical Race Theory

Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Christopher Rufo (writer, filmmaker) about his reporting on critical race theory and Donald Trump’s executive order banning government agencies from receiving training involving critical race theory. Christopher gives a straightforward explanation to answer the question “what is critical race theory”, but also discusses its origins and toxic divisive effects. This is an Read More ›

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The Story of Money

Ed Moy, former Director of the U.S. Mint, shares five vignettes (“four births and a death”), which illustrate the evolution of modern concepts of money. Read More ›
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Cultural Marxism and Universal Misery

Dr. Scott Powell, Senior Fellow of Discovery Institute’s Center on Wealth & Poverty, recaps traditional Marxism, describes how cultural Marxism developed, and explores where we stand today in terms of the theory’s being applied to modern social issues.

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Christopher Rufo with Reihan Salan for Manhattan Institute’s Young Leaders Circle

On September 16th, Manhattan Institute president Reihan Salam interviewed City Journal contributing editor Christopher Rufo who has established himself as an authority on the negative consequences of sometimes well-intentioned progressive policies designed to address homelessness, opioid addiction, incarceration, and other urban problems. Read More ›
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The New Social Order of America’s Poor

Chris Rufo, Director of Discovery Institute’s Center on Wealth & Poverty, describes “pockets of extreme poverty” in America’s cities, asks how this phenomenon is possible in modern America, and explores compassionate approaches to addressing this vexing social issue. Chris forwards the thesis that the federal bureaucracy’s has filled the economic vacuum left by stagnation in distressed communities and that these Read More ›

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Marxism at the Barricades

Christopher R. Rufo ( Director of Discovery Institute's Center on Wealth and Poverty) and Carlo Lancellotti (Professor of Mathematics at The City University of New York) discuss the relevance of communist thought in Italy on the neo-Marxist, identitarian movement roiling America's cities. Read More ›
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Bringing ACES Vehicle Technology to the Puget Sound Region

Jay Richards interviews Bruce Agnew, Director of the ACES Northwest Network, about the collective’s work to bring Automated, Connected, Electric, and Shared vehicle technologies to the Puget Sound region. Agnew says that 5G will be key in implementing autonomous vehicles as it will increase bandwidth and reduce latency, thus adding a degree of technical capacity and safety. Read More ›