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Progressivism & Government with Ronald J. Pestritto | BRI Scholar Talks

How did the philosophy of the Progressive Era transform the role of the American government from the American Founding? In this episode of Scholar Talks, BRI Senior Teaching Fellow Tony Williams talks with Graduate Dean and Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College, Ronald J. Pestritto. Together, they discuss the Progressives' novel views of the Constitution and religion in addition to the impact of Progressivism on current-day governance. In what ways do we see the Progressives' sustained critiques of the Constitution from this era alive in America today?

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