The Corner

Constitution 201

Hillsdale College requires every student to take a course on the Constitution, as a graduation requirement. It also offers a version of the course online — not for credit, though there are readings, lectures, tests, etc. This fall, it’s offering Constitution 201:

“The Progressive Rejection of the Founding and the Rise of Bureaucratic Despotism” is a 10-week online course presented by Hillsdale College.

The course covers the historical roots and principles of progressivism; its rejection of America’s founding principles and Constitution; its political successes in the New Deal, the Great Society, and in recent years; the ongoing political debate between progressives and conservatives; and the chance of a constitutional revival.

I’m hosting a weekly video Q&A, as a part of the course. Class starts next week! Sign up now!

John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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