Charles Murray Articles

Against Leviathan

Book Review: 'By The People,' by Charles Murray.
9:24 AM, Nov 07, 2015

To the eye of Charles Murray, the situation is grimgrimmer than you realize. Our government is increasingly corrupt. The legal system is lawless. The regulatory agencies possess tyrannical levels of power.

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Charles Murray: 'Kristol Draws Me Out On Things I Haven't Said Elsewhere'

10:48 AM, Jul 16, 2014

The latest Conversations With Bill Kristol, featuring Charles Murray: 

Remarking on the conversation, Murray said on Twitter, "Bill Kristol draws me out on things I haven't said elsewhere, except occasionally at dinner tables."


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Back to Basics

The right way, and the wrong way, to begin the journey.
Jun 16, 2014

Charles Murray was invited to speak in April at Azusa Pacific University about this, his latest book. The event had been scheduled for months, but two days before Murray’s appearance the president of Azusa Pacific canceled it, writing to the American Enterprise Institute (where Murray is the W. H. Brady scholar) that “I realized we needed more time to prepare for a visit.” What had frightened the president? Advice to work hard, eschew the allures of fame and fortune, cover any visible tattoos?

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The Closing of the Academic Mind

May 05, 2014

From Brandeis on the Atlantic to Azusa on the Pacific, an iron curtain has descended across academia. Behind that line lie all the classrooms of the ancient schools of America. Wesleyan, Brown, Princeton, Vassar, Bryn Mawr, Berkeley, Bowdoin, and Stanford, all these famous colleges and the populations within them lie in what we must call the Liberal sphere, and all are subject in one form or another, not only to influence but to a very high and, in many cases, increasing measure of control from the commissars of Liberal Orthodoxy. .  .  .

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Charles Murray Talks About Coming Apart

7:11 AM, Apr 11, 2012

Charles Murray talks with Peter Robinson about his latest book, Coming Apart:

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Mind the Gap

The rich get richer and the poor are broken.
Mar 19, 2012

Charles Murray’s profound and important new book has, for the most part, been received as merely the latest volley in the inequality debates. Its champions have tended to praise it for shedding light on overlooked aspects of the gap between rich and poor, while its critics have faulted it for ignoring some elements crucial to any proper understanding of the causes of inequality in America—and especially for paying too little attention to working-class wage stagnation.

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