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American View: January 29, 2018

On this episode of American View, Ben Dietderich interviews economist Gary Wolfram on the Left's newest high-tax infatuations and on populism.

American View: January 24, 2019

On the first ever live edition of American View, Ben Dietderich and Jenna Suchtya (producer) return to Hillsdale where they are joined by Jack McPherson. On this episode, they discuss the government shutdown, the week's most egregious tweets and the pro-life march with Hillsdale Students for Life president, Kathleen Russo.

Dear Pro Lifers: It's time to rethink advocacy

The following article was originally published in the Hillsdale Collegian and can be accessed on their website here. As Hillsdale students, we know all about the March for Life. Since 1974, thousands have marched down the National Mall in an annual protest of a 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion in the U.S. This year was no different, and like many previous years, Hillsdale sent a group to join the protest. Students returning from the march should celebrate the recently released report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It shows that from 2006 – 2015 abortion declined 26 percent. Pro-lifers should also be wary. As abortion has plummeted in the U.S., the pro-abortion movement has become more enraged. They argue that those who wish to restrict abortion are declaring a war on women. While this language may be harsh, pro-choice advocates are correct: As the pro-life movement stands today, its stated goals would restrict a women’s reproductive rights. In 20…