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Acton Commentary
Did President Obama save the world from a Great Depression? Probably not.that inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has
Did President Obama save the world from a Great Depression? Probably not.
Acton Commentary / Posted 19 hours ago
that inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has drifted in the direction of what Alexis de Tocqueville called "soft despotism", and the ways in which similar trends are manifesting themselves in the United... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Born on third basehe came from. Call it Myth America instead of Miss America, but most of it is r
Born on third base
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 2 days ago
he came from. Call it Myth America instead of Miss America, but most of it is real and got you to third base.Whether or not Alexis de Tocqueville really said that “America is great because America is good,” it suggests that a spiritual thrust to our... Read more
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The Aspen Times
World Cup Finals planning a big task for city, SkicoWorld Cup event since 2001. “This is a rare opportunity to showcase Aspen’s ex
World Cup Finals planning a big task for city, Skico
The Aspen Times / Posted 3 days ago
World Cup event since 2001. “This is a rare opportunity to showcase Aspen’s exceptionalism,” said Skadron, channeling Alexis de Tocqueville. “This is a premier world event that speaks to our skiing roots, the core of our community, and this... Read more
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The Advocate
United Way leader enjoys fond farewellCapital Area United Way board members, Alexis de Tocqueville donors, partner ag
United Way leader enjoys fond farewell
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Capital Area United Way board members, Alexis de Tocqueville donors, partner agency executive directors and staff gathered Jan. 28 to honor outgoing President/CEO Darrin Goss Sr. Goss, who led CAUW since July 2013, was presented a hand-drawn picture... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
West side story: how Shakespeare stormed America's frontierIn May 1831, the French political thinker Alexis de Tocqueville and his friend
West side story: how Shakespeare stormed America's frontier
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 15 days ago
In May 1831, the French political thinker Alexis de Tocqueville and his friend Gustave de Beaumont landed in Newport, Rhode Island, for what would be a nine-month tour through the emerging United States. They spent Independence Day in Albany,... Read more
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Columbia Star
United Way of the Midlands presents 2015-2016 volunteer awards | April 15, 2016and nominating and governance committee chair. Noah Williams, Anita Floyd, and
United Way of the Midlands presents 2015-2016 volunteer awards | April 15, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 16 days ago
and nominating and governance committee chair. Noah Williams, Anita Floyd, and Michael Myers Burch is a member of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society and a member of United Way’s Women of Philanthropy. She also serves on the boards of the ETV... Read more
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Columbia Star
News | April 15, 2016and nominating and governance committee chair. Noah Williams, Anita Floyd, and
News | April 15, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 16 days ago
and nominating and governance committee chair. Noah Williams, Anita Floyd, and Michael Myers Burch is a member of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society and a member of United Way’s Women of Philanthropy. She also serves on the boards of the ETV... Read more
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Mashable
Iggy Pop’s raw power fueled a wild show of crowdsurfing and pure punkexactly what a Pop fan has come to expect, and a delightfully funny antithesis
Iggy Pop’s raw power fueled a wild show of crowdsurfing and pure punk
Mashable / Posted 17 days ago
exactly what a Pop fan has come to expect, and a delightfully funny antithesis of a man who’s been known to casually quote Alexis de Tocqueville in interviews. Despite his years, Pop has an unrelenting physicality and showmanship. He skips, he... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Roundup: Samuel Gregg on Pope Francis and Overpopulation, Pope Leo XIII and Modernity, and Constitutional Conservatismthat inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has
Roundup: Samuel Gregg on Pope Francis and Overpopulation, Pope Leo XIII and Modernity, and Constitutional Conservatism
Acton Commentary / Posted 17 days ago
that inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has drifted in the direction of what Alexis de Tocqueville called "soft despotism", and the ways in which similar trends are manifesting themselves in the United... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Samuel Gregg Revisits Regensburgthat inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has
Samuel Gregg Revisits Regensburg
Acton Commentary / Posted 17 days ago
that inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has drifted in the direction of what Alexis de Tocqueville called "soft despotism", and the ways in which similar trends are manifesting themselves in the United... Read more
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Deseret News
A democratic republic? Trump and the reign of quantityfragility of the idea of pairing the republican ideal with the commitment to un
A democratic republic? Trump and the reign of quantity
Deseret News / Posted 17 days ago
fragility of the idea of pairing the republican ideal with the commitment to universal equality. When the young Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville visited the United States and wrote about it in the 1830s, there could be no doubt of the aptness of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Down with equalityof opportunity might be born again. A keen and always prescient observer of de
Down with equality
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
of opportunity might be born again. A keen and always prescient observer of democracy in America, the indispensable Alexis de Tocqueville, saw that Americans are forever torn between a desire for liberty and an equal but opposite longing for... Read more
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Orange County Register
New school history framework is unhistoricalthe Austrian School explanation (overinvestment induced by banking rules) that
New school history framework is unhistorical
Orange County Register / Posted 22 days ago
the Austrian School explanation (overinvestment induced by banking rules) that was espoused by Nobel Laureate F.A. Hayek? Alexis de Tocqueville is mentioned, but where are his insights into the importance to American civilization of voluntary... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Just because something's popular doesn't make it prudentthat inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has
Just because something's popular doesn't make it prudent
Acton Commentary / Posted 23 days ago
that inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has drifted in the direction of what Alexis de Tocqueville called "soft despotism", and the ways in which similar trends are manifesting themselves in the United... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Shaping of Modern Ireland reshaped 56 years onin Belfast, Dublin and Cork – saw the rise of major business leaders, who in th
The Shaping of Modern Ireland reshaped 56 years on
The Irish Times / Posted 23 days ago
in Belfast, Dublin and Cork – saw the rise of major business leaders, who in their own way “shaped” modern Ireland. If, as Alexis De Tocqueville wrote, there is always considerable continuity between the old regime and the revolution, in Ireland’s... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Catholicism and the Enlightenmentthat inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has
Catholicism and the Enlightenment
Acton Commentary / Posted 25 days ago
that inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has drifted in the direction of what Alexis de Tocqueville called "soft despotism", and the ways in which similar trends are manifesting themselves in the United... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
2016 Alexis de Tocqueville Society dinner a tribute to big donorsget off the dance floor — at the Town of Palm Beach United Way’s annual event h
2016 Alexis de Tocqueville Society dinner a tribute to big donors
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
get off the dance floor — at the Town of Palm Beach United Way’s annual event honoring its big donors. » Shiny Shots: Alexis de Tocqueville Society dinner dance at Club Colette The award is given for “unparalleled leadership in... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
2016 Alexis de Tocqueville Society dinner a tribute to big donorsannual event honoring its big donors. » Shiny Shots: Alexis de Tocquevill Soci
2016 Alexis de Tocqueville Society dinner a tribute to big donors
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
annual event honoring its big donors. » Shiny Shots: Alexis de Tocquevill Society dinner dance at Club Colette The 27th Alexis de Tocqueville Society dinner dance took place March 21 at Club Colette and singled out Quick for the Distinguished... Read more
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Acton Commentary
How should governments address sovereign debt?that inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has
How should governments address sovereign debt?
Acton Commentary / Posted 29 days ago
that inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has drifted in the direction of what Alexis de Tocqueville called "soft despotism", and the ways in which similar trends are manifesting themselves in the United... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Education notebook: Community forum for superintendent search April 5in the Community Lecture Series’ final talk for the academic year titled “What
Education notebook: Community forum for superintendent search April 5
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 29 days ago
in the Community Lecture Series’ final talk for the academic year titled “What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Aristotle and Alexis de Tocqueville.” It will take place at 10 a.m. April 12 in the college’s Solarium. Lectures are held monthly; tickets... Read more
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The Washington Times
JAMES LYONS: Islamist terror rooted in Shariah lawculture and traditions. They can never coexist. Islam is at war with the West.
JAMES LYONS: Islamist terror rooted in Shariah law
The Washington Times / Posted 30 days ago
culture and traditions. They can never coexist. Islam is at war with the West. It is a clash of civilizations. Even Alexis de Tocqueville, the French philosopher, commented after studying the Koran in 1838 that it only encourages but... Read more

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