Summary: The Center for Immigration Studies hosted a panel discussion focusing on low-skill Americans dropping out of the labor force, and the role mass immigration may play in the trend. Charles Murray suggests a temporary moratorium on low-skill labor… More
In his second conversation with Bill Kristol, American Enterprise Institute scholar Charles Murray discusses the state of American civic life and how this can help us understand the current political moment. Murray explains how the decline of communities, the… More
Summary: In continuing our discussion on Human Intelligence and the predictive powers of IQ, Charles Murray joins the broadcast to discuss the latest science regarding ethnic and gender differences in intelligence. Charles Murray is a political scientist,… More
Have we come to the end of the American project as the founders intended it? Join social scientist Charles Murray, who worries that the essence of the American promise — liberty and the pursuit of happiness as the unalienable rights of all — has eroded… More
Summary: In Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis (Simon & Schuster, 2015), political scientist Robert Putnam illustrates the increasing inequality between rich and poor Americans over recent decades through empirical evidence and evocative narratives.… More
Summary: Charles Murray talked about his book By the People: Rebuilding Liberty without Permission, in which he argues that it is now possible to roll back the power of the federal government by relying on technology rather than the Constitution, which he… More
Charles Murray, W.H. Brady Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Author, By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission David Davenport, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution — Moderator Part of the American Value Series. Underwritten by the Koret… More
Charles Murray discusses the kind of civil disobedience he advocates in his book By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission with John Stossel.
Summary: According to AEI scholar, acclaimed social scientist, and bestselling author Charles Murray, American liberty is under assault. The federal government has unilaterally decided that it can and should tell us how to live our lives. If we object, it… More
American Enterprise Institute Scholar Charles Murray on his new book, By the People, and the policies that led to the growth of bureaucracy.
Summary: Civil disobedience may be the only avenue left for millions of Americans who just want to go about their business undisturbed. Charles Murray explains his dangerous idea in the new book, By the People: Rebuilding Liberty without Permission. Video… More
Summary: The American ideal of limited government is on life support. Is it time for civil disobedience? Charles Murray says yes. Murray has been writing on government overreach for more than 30 years. His new book, By The People, is a blueprint for taking… More
Summary: AEI Scholar Charles Murray discusses “The Founding Virtues: 1787 and 2014” at the 12th annual John M. Templeton, Jr. Lecture at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
Summary: AEI scholar Charles Murray explains how spending your twenties in unorthodox ways will better prepare you for your future and help dismantle the growing divide in American society.
Summary: Economic and moral well-being in America with the preeminent political scientist and author of The Bell Curve.
Charles Murray discusses his book The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Getting Ahead: Dos and Don’ts of Right Behavior, Tough Thinking, Clear Writing, and Living a Good Life
Summary: Two very different scholars of American society look at the United States and the growing gap in values and behaviors among communities and classes within them. What is happening and why? What do we do to restore our sense of common purpose? And most… More
Summary: Charles Murray, on “The Bell Curve Revisited.” Charles Murray is a Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and the author of famous and influential books, among them, Losing Ground (1984), The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class… More
Summary: American Enterprise Institute scholar Charles Murray has designed a quiz he hopes will have “a salutary effect on bringing to people’s attention the degree to which they live in a bubble that seals them off from an awful lot of their… More
Summary: It used to be that America meant something to all Americans. But that common understanding is dissolving, explains AEI scholar Charles Murray in his new book, Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010.
Summary: Charles Murray, one of America’s most influential social policy thinkers, has come out with a widely discussed new book called Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010, which argues that Americans are splitting into two divergent… More
Summary: This week on Uncommon Knowledge, longtime American Enterprise Institute fellow Charles Murray discusses his controversial new book, Coming Apart, about what American was, is, and will become. He also reveals his personal score on his now famous… More
Summary: Charles Murray talks about his book, Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010, and suggests a way to address the growing division between the classes. (7:24)
Summary: Arnold Kling organized a video conference to discuss Coming Apart. Participants were Brink Lindsey, Bryan Caplan, Megan McArdle, Reihan Salam, and Ross Douthat. There was not much discussion of the findings in the book, because everybody seemed to… More
Summary: Featuring the Editor in Chief of The Encyclopedia of Libertarianism, Ronald Hamowy, with comments by Charles Murray and William Galston. Moderated by Jason Kuznicki, Research Fellow, Cato Institute. The Cato Institute unveils “The Encyclopedia… More
Summary: Author and political scientist Charles Murray spoke about American cultural values and economic disparity. He said that over the last half century, America had developed not only a new lower class but a new upper class. He said these developments… More
Summary: Over the last half century, America has developed a new lower class and a new upper class that are different in kind from anything it has ever known. These developments are not linked to America’s evolving ethnic composition, but to the erosion of… More
Summary: From FreedomFest 2008, held in Las Vegas, Charles Murray talks about his latest book which takes a critical look at the educational system in America and proposes ways to improve it.
Summary: Charles Murray was interviewed about his life and work. He also responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail from viewers. A video was shown of Mr. Murray in his study at his home in Burkittsville, Maryland, as he talked about his… More
Speaker(s): Charles Murray, Stephen Gould, Leon Higginbotham
Summary: The co-author discussed his book, The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life. The book focuses on human intelligence and the way social problems are affected by it. The other co-author, Richard J. Herrnstein, died shortly… More
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, authors Charles Murray and Catherine Bly Cox discussed their recent book, Apollo, The Race to the Moon. Rather than focus on the astronauts themselves, or the social significance… More