The 60 Second Video Update with Dr. Paul Rahe

UnCommon Knowledge

After 8 seasons on PBS, Uncommon Knowledge™ is now an exclusive on the web, featuring instant access to all the videos and transcripts from the Uncommon Knowledge television series, along with the current Webcast series. Uncommon Knowledge features Hoover fellow Peter Robinson probing critical policy issues with political leaders, distinguished scholars, and leading journalists.

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More from Paul Rahe

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A fresh look at Tocqueville's legacy and the state of
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In this remarkable book, Paul Rahe shows how the great thinkers anticipated the modern Left's propensity to pull us in the direction of Soft Despotism


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The 60 Second Policy Update with Paul Rahe

With concern growing about our slide toward socialism, we thought you'd like to hear from someone who has studied those who warned us of the all powerful government.

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The Danger of Soft Despotism

Why societies are tempted by the welfare state

What previous generations understood that we don't

What we can learn from countries that have gone down this road

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The Hoover Institution

The Hoover Institution is devoted to the advanced study of politics, economics, political economy, and international affairs. With its world-renowned group of scholars and ongoing programs of policy-oriented research, the Hoover Institution puts its accumulated knowledge to work as a prominent contributor to the world marketplace of ideas defining a free society.

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