Civil Society

David French on Free Speech

On October 11, National Review Institute Senior Fellow David French was at Washington University in Saint Louis to deliver a lecture titled “War of Words: Free Speech versus Tyranny on Campus.” French discussed the growing threat to First-Amendment rights that is currently most visible on university campuses, but is spreading to all corners of public life.

Dolly Parton’s Book Bonanza

A data point came across my twitter feed the other day that absolutely stopped me in my tracks. I was vaguely familiar with country superstar Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, a nonprofit organization she started that gives books to needy children. But I had no idea just how huge it is.