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I’m sympathetic when I hear individuals lament cancel culture, radicalized student bodies, and anti-free speech climates in our institutions of higher learning. In many ways, it’s right to do so. But in our defense, I might suggest that our lack of aptitude is the result of increasingly substandard history and civics education.
Harvard Prof. Leo Damrosch discusses Jonathan Swift’s satirical genius, political critiques, and literary legacy. He emphasizes Swift’s wit, insights, and commitment to liberty, and closes the interview with a reading from his book, Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World.
Joe Selvaggi talks with energy journalist Robert Bryce about his views on the benefits and barriers to bringing cheap, abundant electricity to the nearly 4 billion people without access.
Intern Jude Iredell emphasizes the importance of history education for informed citizenship, citing Pioneer’s survey on Massachusetts residents’ historical knowledge. He encourages supporting organizations and initiatives promoting civic engagement and history literacy.
Dr. Carol Swain, a political scientist, discusses her background, experiences with discrimination, faith’s role in justice, and her work with 1776 Unites and public intellectuals on The Learning Curve podcast.