"The Sword of Islam"
April 25, 2013 - 12:00am
Finding reason in horrible acts of violence like those perpetrated in Boston last week can be difficult. Writing in the Catholic World Report, Anne Hendershott, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Public Affairs, asks why the attacks “made perfect sense” to the bombers, and argues that the two bombers may have “been tacitly encouraged to do something like this since they were children.”
"Boston unbowed in the face of terror"
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
“...this random slaughter appears to have been an act of political terrorism, not just indiscriminately directed personal anger,” writes Dr. David Innes onWorldMag.com. “But as terrorism goes, it was entirely unsuccessful.”
Terrorism, Innes observes, has three goals: “mass killing, paralyzing a population with fear (i.e., terror), and softening a people to the terrorist group’s demands.” On all three counts, Innes writes, the terrorists failed.
“The Real Unemployment Rate”
April 16, 2013 - 12:00am
“You said it yourself, unemployment goes down to 7.6%, but everybody knows that is really misleading,” said Brian Brenberg, Assistant Professor of Economics, in a segment on Blaze TV’s Wilkow!
Over the course of the four minute segment, Wilkow and Brenberg discussed topics ranging from unemployment to minimum wage and taxes.
“Last month, the economy added 88,000 jobs,” Brenberg said. “If that's the pace we continue to add jobs at, we will never recover to pre-recession employment levels. Even if that doubles, it will take us a decade to get there.”
The King's College Opens World-Class Founders’ Scholarship Competition
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am
NEW YORK -- September 3, 2013 -- As many as four talented high school seniors will be awarded Founders' Scholarships in 2014 and given the opportunity to study at The King's College tuition-free. Beginning today, the competition will be used to seek students who meet the rigorous academic standards of the college and who demonstrate exceptional speaking, writing, and leadership prowess.