by Hugh Hewitt – for Prager U Name this president. He created the Environmental Protection Agency and put real teeth into the Clean Air Act. Environmentalists called him the most environmentally conscious national figure since Teddy Roosevelt. He was admired, sometimes revered, by civil rights leaders including Martin Luther King and Jackie Robinson. He desegregated […]Read More Some perspective on President Richard Nixon
By Gloria Alvarez Aug 02, 2021 – for Prager U Che Guevara is the face that launched a billion T-shirts. Even now, more than fifty years after his death, he inspires would-be revolutionaries and social justice warriors. Why is his appeal so enduring? Guatemalan radio and TV host Gloria Alvarez explains. My cmnt: Here is […]Read More Who Celebrates Che Guevara?
By Carol Swain, May 22, 2017, for Prager University. My cmnt: I’ve edited this for clarity and corrected the part about Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society. You can watch the original video by clicking Prager above. When you think about racial equality and civil rights, which political party comes to mind? The Republicans? Or, the Democrats? […]Read More The Inconvenient Truth About the Democratic Party
Andy Puzder Mar 04, 2019 16m views – for Prager U My cmnt: Some things to note about this lesson from Prager U. This was produced in the best economic year in America virtually ever. It was made at the height of President Trump’s Renaissance of America (i.e., Make America Great Again) and boy did […]Read More Capitalism vs. Socialism
By Dennis Prager -Jun 07, 2021 – for Prager U My cmnt: In honor of Father’s Day on Sunday June 20, I post two columns reminding us of the importance of fathers to their children and the larger society. Here is the other one. Until recently, the need to explain why fathers are necessary would […]Read More Are Fathers Necessary?
The decades-long “Cold War” (1947-1989) between the United States and the Soviet Union was so named because the two global powers never came to direct blows. Yet, the war was not without its victims. In fact, millions of Cubans, Koreans and Vietnamese suffered under Communist tyranny. In this video, renowned British historian Andrew Roberts explains […]Read More What Was the Cold War?
What would America look like if the Left got everything it wanted? What would America look like if the Right got everything it wanted? PragerU’s Will Witt fleshes out each of these scenarios in this provocative thought experiment. By Will Witt Jun 15, 2020 2.4m views – for Prager U There are crazy positions on […]Read More Who’s More Radical: The Left or the Right?
What was the Korean War? And why was America involved in such a faraway conflict? Was the United States’ sacrifice–35,000 killed, over 100,000 wounded–worth it? Historian Victor Davis Hanson, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, shares the fascinating story of the transformative war that many have forgotten. By Victor Davis Hanson May 30, 2016 7.4m […]Read More Why Did America Fight the Korean War?
By Victor Davis Hanson May 29, 2017 4m views – for Prager U The Vietnam War lasted ten years, cost America 58,000 lives and over a trillion dollars, adjusted for inflation. It brought down a president, stirred social unrest, and ended in defeat. No one in hindsight believes fighting a losing war is ever worth […]Read More Why Did America Fight the Vietnam War?
By Bruce Herschensohn Jun 23, 2014 10.6m views – for Prager U Decades back, in late 1972, South Vietnam and the United States were winning the Vietnam War decisively by every conceivable measure. That’s not just my view. That was the view of our enemy, the North Vietnamese government officials. Victory was apparent when President […]Read More The Truth about the Vietnam War
By Ty Seidule Aug 09, 2015 34.5m views – for Prager U Colonel Ty Seidule, Professor of History at the United States Military Academy at West Point Was the American Civil War fought because of slavery? More than 150 years later this remains a controversial question. Why? Because many people don’t want to believe that […]Read More Was the Civil War About Slavery?
By Hugh Hewitt May 24, 2021 29.1k views – for Prager U My cmnt: Note the striking parallels between the elite, Washington press corps (for Obama that word is pronounced KOR) and their treatment of President Nixon and their similar (even worse) treatment of President Trump nearly 50 years later. The most famous political scandal […]Read More What was Watergate all about?
Dennis Prager|Posted: Jul 14, 2020 12:01 AM for Townhall.com The left-wing charge that America is a racist country is the greatest national libel since the Blood Libel against the Jews. America is, in fact, the least racist, multiracial, multiethnic country in world history. Neither the claim that America is a racist society nor the claim […]Read More 5 Arguments Against ‘America Is a Racist Country’
By Dennis Prager – July 20, 2020 – 7 min read – on Creators.com My cmnt: I have another post on this site about race hoaxes and hate crime laws. The Left in this country and the world does not really care about poverty, equality, the environment nor race. Yet they use these hot-bottom issues to […]Read More If America Is So Racist, Why Are There So Many Race Hoaxes?
Ten years ago, it was unlikely that you knew someone who identified as transgender. Today, it’s unlikely that you don’t know someone who identifies as transgender. This is especially true of teenage girls. Abigail Shrier analyzes this disturbing trend and its implications. By Abigail Shrier – May 29th, 2021 683.2k views – for Prager U […]Read More Why girls become boys
Think of all the horrors of the 20th Century: The Holocaust. The Bolshevik Revolution. The Cold War. Were it not for the assassination of one Austro-Hungarian archduke in 1914, none of those events would have ever happened. Historian and author Andrew Roberts explains. By Andrew Roberts Dec 31, 2018 3.9m views – for Prager U […]Read More WWI: The War That Changed Everything
by Dennis Prager – Feb 02, 2010 – for Townhall.com Ten years ago, I wrote a column reflecting on my reactions to visiting Vietnam. Given the lack of revulsion to, and even flirtation with, communism (or its more mildly named version, socialism) among many young Americans, it is worth revisiting. It was difficult to control […]Read More Trip to Vietnam Reconfirmed My Hatred of Communism
Dennis Prager|Posted: Feb 09, 2021 12:01 AM – for Townhall.com I should state at the outset that were it not for doctors, I would either be paralyzed or dead. I owe my mobility and probably my life to wonderful physicians. However, I will now state with equal certitude that the American medical profession as a […]Read More How Many Americans Has the American Medical Establishment Needlessly Killed?
Dennis Prager | Posted: Nov 10, 2020 12:01 AM – for Townhall.com As there is too much to say in the space of one column, I will simply offer some thoughts on the state of the country a week after the 2020 elections. No. 1: While I am not certain the reported election results are […]Read More Thoughts in a Dark Time
Karlyn Borysenko Jul 27, 2020 – for PragerU Psychologist and author Karlyn Borysenko wouldn’t be caught dead at a Trump rally. So what was she doing in a New Hampshire arena, surrounded by 11,000 cheering Trump supporters? And what did she take away from the experience? She explains what happened when perception met reality in […]Read More The Rally That Changed My Mind
By Dennis Prager Source of Human Rights Left: government Right: the Creator Human Nature Left: basically good (Therefore, society is primarily responsible for evil.) Right: not basically good (Therefore, the individual is primarily responsible for evil.) Economic Goal Left: equality Right: prosperity Primary Role of the State Left: increase and protect equality Right: increase and […]Read More A Guide to Basic Differences Between Left and Right
Dennis Prager|Posted: May 05, 2020 12:01 AM Opinion – TownHall.com My cmnt: some of the ‘unintended’ consequences of this global lockdown are already showing up with a huge increase in suicides by young people, lack of food in Third World countries, massive unemployment (40 million in U.S. alone), a vast rise in mental illnesses, missed […]Read More The Worldwide Lockdown may be the greatest mistake in History