Steven Calabresi is a professor at the Northwestern University School of Law, co-founder of the Federalist Society, a former member of the Reagan and first Bush administrations, and a visiting professor at Brown's Political Theory Project.
Professors Mark Blyth and Ross Levine will debate the future of financial regulation. With financial reforms in limbo and the world still reeling from the aftershocks of the Great Recession, Profs. Levine and Blyth will discuss their vision for the road ahead.
What is the role of religion in public life, particularly in pluralistic, democratic societies? Should religion and politics be separated? What role should government have in regulating religion? Does a cohesive society need religion?
Those who argue against any state use of religion...
Following President Obama's recent State of the Union address, we reflect on his first year in office. Between health care, a Nobel prize, the stimulus package, a commitment package and Iraq, should we consider this first year a success?
Jared Goldstein, Professor of Law at Roger Williams University, was a leading attorney for the defense of a group of Guantanamo Bay detainees before the Supreme Court. His case, Rasul v. Bush, marked an important precedent granting foreign nationals held at Guantanamo the right to challenge...
Professor Jim Morone, "City Politics" instructor and author of "The
Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office," shares his
thoughts on the current state of health care reform. Q&A to
follow. Free Nice Slice pizza provided!
In these tough economic times, the country is slowly climbing out of a two-year recession, but salaries and bonuses for analysts, traders, and executives are as high as ever. Does the government have a right or responsibility to reign in compensation at the nation's top banks and...