A Republic

The Framers emerged from four months of secrecy with the first national Constitution ever put to paper. Well, Dr. Franklin, what have you given us? Well, sir, a republic, if you can keep it. For the first time in history, men invented a government. But what kind of government was it? I pledge allegiance to…

National economic planning: Right or wrong for the US? — with Hubert Humphrey (1976) | ARCHIVES

Announcer: From the nation’s capital, the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents Public Policy Forums, a series of programs featuring the nation’s top authorities presenting their differing views on the vital issues which confront us. Today’s topic, “National Economic Planning: Right or Wrong For the U.S.?” Peter: In an era of continuing economic…

Law and Justice – Economic Justice in Early Greece – 4.4 Aristotle and Constitutional Analysis

>>>>The great Greek political philosopher Aristotle, whose “Politics” and “Ethics” two of his most important works we’ve been discussing, was in some sense the founder of constitutional analysis. He analyzes the nature of political societies and provides a scientific basis for the consideration of constitutions. The Greek world is politeia. It means way of life…