democracy http://wrvo.org en Hillary Clinton speaks at Syracuse University http://wrvo.org/post/hillary-clinton-speaks-syracuse-university <p><a href="http://www.state.gov/secretary/"><strong>Secretary of State Hillary Clinton</strong></a> played the role of teacher at <a href="http://www.syr.edu/"><strong>Syracuse University</strong></a> today, first sitting in on a class at <a href="http://www.maxwell.syr.edu/"><strong>the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs</strong></a>, before speaking to mostly students at <a href="http://hendricks.syr.edu/"><strong>Hendrick&#39;s Chapel</strong></a>.</p><p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 19:43:03 +0000 Ellen Abbott 18058 at http://wrvo.org Hillary Clinton speaks at Syracuse University Jean Bethke Elshtain on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/jean-bethke-elshtain-campbell-conversations <p><font face="Calibri" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">What is the state of American democracy?&nbsp; What are the roots of our democratic shortcomings, and what do we need to do to improve the health of the political process?&nbsp; Jean Bethke Elshtain, democratic theorist, ethicist, and noted public intellectual at the University of Chicago&mdash;and author of <i>Democracy on Trial</i>&mdash;wrestles with these mighty questions in this substantively rich interview.&nbsp; Elshtain has also written an influential book on just war&mdash;<i>Just War Against</i><i> Terror</i>&mdash;and s Wed, 12 Oct 2011 11:15:18 +0000 Grant Reeher 7615 at http://wrvo.org Jean Bethke Elshtain on The Campbell Conversations