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"Statues and Statecraft"

June 18, 2013 - 12:00am

Although the march of history has brought with it contemporary political problems that the Founders’ could never have imagined in detail, Dr. David Corbin and Dr. Matthew Parks believe that America’s early statesman still have much to say today through the Federalist Papers. But what could these essays say about America’s foreign policy today?

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Can we learn a lesson from China?

June 18, 2013 - 12:00am

"...it should not surprise us to hear that when governments from South Africa to China turned from wealth redistribution to private wealth creation through private property, free markets, and free trade, productivity replaced extreme poverty at stunning rates," Dr. David Innes recently wrote for WorldMag.com.

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"What Tocqueville Would Tell Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood"

June 11, 2013 - 12:00am

The French intellectual Alexis de Tocqueville once observed that the tendency for Americans to form associations to solve problems is one of the many characteristics that make America an outstanding republic. In “What Tocqueville Would Tell Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood,” Professor Joseph Loconte argues that the hostility toward the freedom of association showed by Egypt’s ruling authorities is dangerous and counterproductive.

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The Peace of a 'Wise and Free People

June 10, 2013 - 12:00am

While American politicians are busy fawning over the lofty platitudes on peace and cooperation spoken by Chinese politicians, the Chinese government continues stealing top defensive systems plans from the United States. How should American leaders respond to continued spying by Chinese agents? In “The Peace of a ‘Wise and Free People,’” Professors David Corbin and Matthew Parks recommend looking to the Federalist Papers for insight.

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King's Alumnus to Join Boston Law Firm

June 5, 2013 - 12:00am

With its emphasis on developing skills in critical thinking, research writing, and persuasion, the King's education is uniquely suited to preparing individuals interested in a career in law. Jacqueline Smith, who graduated in 2010 with a degree in Politics, Philosophy, & Economics (PPE) and received her JD from Boston University Law School this year, is now taking a job at an international law firm in Boston, MA.

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The Obama Doctrine And the Judgment of History

May 31, 2013 - 12:00am

What lies behind over a decade of suicide bombings, public beheadings, and the most recent murder of an English soldier in broad daylight? According to Professor Joseph Loconte, Professor of History at The King’s College, President Obama dangerously misidentifies the source of this violence when he refers only to “violent extremists.” The real threat, Loconte writes in the Huffington Post, is radical, political, Islamist terrorism.

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Graduate Accepts Teaching Position at Great Hearts Academies

May 30, 2013 - 12:00am

Like other top schools, King’s offers a rigorous Christian education with a focus on critical thinking and persuasiveness. But education at King’s is different. What happens in the classroom quickly bleeds out into the many opportunities around the country. Catherine Allen, a graduating senior in the House of Queen Elizabeth the 1st, recently landed a job in Arizona as a teacher apprentice at Great Hearts Academies. In the Q&A below, she describes her journey and how her education at King’s contributed to her landing a job.

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What’s a “trigger word” citizen to do?

May 29, 2013 - 12:00am

John Jay, a Founding Father of the American republic, discussed in theFederalist Papers the importance of the American Union as distinct from the government. But what does this distinction mean today? In “What’s a ‘Trigger Word’ Citizen to Do?” Professors David Corbin and Matthew Parks discuss the significance of the Union in light of the scandals involving the IRS, media wiretapping, and Benghazi.

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Graduate Accepts Teaching Position at Great Hearts Academies

May 23, 2013 - 12:00am

Like other top schools, King’s offers a rigorous Christian education with a focus on critical thinking and persuasiveness. But education at King’s is different. What happens in the classroom quickly bleeds out into the many opportunities around the globe. Ray Davison, a graduating senior in the House of Sir Winston Churchill, recently landed a job as a teaching apprentice at Archway Veritas, a Great Hearts Academy located in Phoenix, Arizona. In the Q&A below, he describes his journey and how his education at King’s contributed to him landing this opportunity.

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“Reflection and Choice or Accident and Force”

May 22, 2013 - 12:00am

At a time when politics in America is struggling with deadlock and dysfunction, Professors David Corbin and Matthew Parks are investigating and applying the principles of the Federalist Papers to contemporary politics in a series of essays on The Blaze. The first essay, titled “Reflection and Choice or Accident and Force,” compares the political approach of the Founders to the politics of today.

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