William F. Buckley Jr. Program at Yale University: “Common Good Conservatism”

Event time: 
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 4:30pm
LC 211 See map
63 High Street
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The William F. Buckley Jr. Program at Yale University presents a Firing Line Debate

“Common Good Conservatism”

featuring Josh Hammer and Dan McLaughlin and moderated by Gregory Collins:

This in-person event is open to Yale students, faculty, and staff. (No outside visitors per Yale University’s current COVID-19 policies).

Josh Hammer is opinion editor of Newsweek, a research fellow with the Edmund Burke Foundation, counsel and policy advisor for the Internet Accountability Project, a syndicated columnist through Creators and a contributing editor for Anchoring Truths. A frequent pundit and essayist on political, legal and cultural issues, Josh is a constitutional attorney by training and the co-host of two podcasts: Newsweek’s “The Debate” and the Edmund Burke Foundation’s “NatCon Squad.” An outspoken conservative, Josh opines on conservative intellectual trends, contemporary domestic and foreign policy debates, constitutional and legal issues, and the intersection of law, politics and culture. He has been published by many leading outlets and has also had legal scholarship published by the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy and the University of St. Thomas Law Journal.

Dan McLaughlin is a senior writer at National Review Online and a fellow at National Review Institute. He was formerly an attorney practicing securities and commercial litigation in New York City, a contributing editor of RedState, columnist at the Federalist and the New Ledger, a baseball blogger at BaseballCrank.com, BostonSportsGuy.com, the Providence Journal Online, and a contributor to the Command Post. His writings on politics, baseball, and law have appeared in numerous other newspapers, magazines, websites, and legal journals.

Gregory M. Collins is a Lecturer in the Department of Political Science and Program on Ethics, Politics, and Economics at Yale University. His book on Edmund Burke’s economic thought, titled Commerce and Manners in Edmund Burke’s Political Economy, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2020. Greg’s scholarly and teaching interests include the history of political thought, the philosophical and ethical implications of political economy, American political development, constitutional theory and practice, and the political theory of abolition.


Open to: 
General Public