891Oct 18, 2010
Impact of Citizens United v. FEC
Law professors and political scholars analyzed the impact of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The 5-4 ruling from January 2010 eliminated ...
147Oct 15, 2009
2008 Presidential Election
Panelists spoke about the 2008 presidential elections and the election’s impact on political parties. Among the topics they addressed were voter turnout, party organization and outreach, ...
237Sep 13, 1997
Tocqueville and Socialism
The panel talked about the philosophy of Alexis de Tocqueville. They compared his writings to those of Rousseau and Marx, along with other contemporary thinkers. They focused on the ...
259Sep 13, 1997
Tocqueville and Aristocracy
Political scientists and historians from the U.S. and Europe talked about the philosophies of Alexis de Tocqueville, questioning how much of a democrat he was and how much the philosopher Aristotle ...
190Sep 12, 1997
Tocqueville and Liberalism
Professors from the United States and western Europe discussed the impact of the writings of Alexis de Tocqueville as they relate to liberalism. They debated whether Tocqueville was a liberal ...
460Sep 12, 1997
Tocqueville and Conservatism
Tocqueville scholars discussed the conservative ideas in Democracy in America. They examined how Tocqueville’s ideas compare with late
20th century U.S. and European conservatism ...