Ken Masugi

About Ken Masugi

Ken Masugi is a Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute. He teaches in graduate programs in political science for Johns Hopkins University and for the Ashbrook Center of Ashland University. He has edited Interpreting Tocqueville’s Democracy in America, co-edited The Progressive Revolution in Politics and Political Science, and co-authored and co-edited several other books on American politics and political thought. In addition, he has worked ten years in the federal government as a speechwriter and on policy issues, at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, where he was a special assistant to Chairman Clarence Thomas, and the Departments of Justice and Labor.

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Is Putin a New Hero of the Right?

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Silvio Berlusconi Meets With Vladimir PutinWhich President advocated the following conservative notions in his State of the Union Address? Restoring local government, reviving charities, freeing business from regulation, denouncing the education bureaucracy, tightening the borders, and strengthening “the values of traditional families.”

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Seven Score and Ten Years Ago


The Conscience of a Madisonian Conservative


Sam Tanenhaus’ Calhounian Discipleship


Originalism and Religious LIberty


Making Free Men and Women


Obama as Originalist Orator


Steven Eagle on Eminent Domain


Straussian Civil Wars


Monumental Disasters


Quotas for Criminals


Drafting Libertarians


Puritan Boston, Quaker America


Libertarian Wars


The Real America


Counting by Race at Hillsdale


The Right against America


Of Sophists and Serial Killers


Why Coolidge Matters


An Occupy Wall Street Immigration Policy


Needed: A New Science of Political Freedom