“[D]emocracy can itself be as tyrannical as a dictatorship, since it is the extent, not the source, of government power that impinges on freedom.”

-William F. Buckley, Jr., God and Man at Yale

Check Out Some Recent Articles by the Fellows

Former NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine: Reflections on Space, Aliens, and Frontiers of Exploration.

The Buckley Program hosted Jim Bridenstine for a lecture titled “American Preeminence in Space” on April 27, 2023. Jim Bridenstine served as the 13th administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Before that, he was a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and Congressman representing Oklahoma’s 1st congressional district.  William Wang:  I am…

Interview with Matt Taibbi

On April 25, 2023, the Buckley Institute hosted Matt Taibbi for a talk on censorship and the Twitter Files. Matt Taibbi is the author of four New York Times bestsellers, an award-winning columnist for Rolling Stone, and one of the lead journalists covering The Twitter Files. His recent book, Hate, Inc., is a turbocharged take…