Thrilled to have been interviewed by the wonderful Llewelyn King and Linda Gasparello on their program White House Chronicles, distributed on many PBS channels and other platforms, about the origins and importance of the US Constitution, and constitutions generally.
Two videos about: how Americans’ political rights developed before the American Revolution; and why Jefferson said that Americans had their own constitution, when they still lived in British colonies.
I was thrilled with this podcast. We really got into the building blocks of the American Revolution and Constitution: how the Constitution secured the gains of the Revolution, and why it succeeded:
I am so excited to have been interviewed by Brady Crytzer about the origins of the political culture of Revolutionary America, and how we came to have representative government chosen by the people. This is the story told in my book: https://jardispatches.podbean.com/e/e129-james-dr-philips-two-revolutions-and-the-constitution/
I was honored to be interviewed by Jeanette Lenoir in a podcast on the ePluribis: America website. As Jeanette notes, we discussed my view that in order to fully understand how America works, you need to understand its system of government and laws, and for that you must understand the origins of its Constitution. We …
I am thrilled that the St Louis Post-Dispatch published my op-ed on July 4, 2021 Philips: The Declaration of Independence – a foundation for Australia, too | Opinion | stltoday.com
I was interviewed today, by Tom Switzer, on the deep origins of the American Constitution, and some of their implications for us in 2021. The interview was prompted by my new book “Two Revolutions and the Constitution: How the English and American Revolutions Produced the American Constitution”. The interview is the first half of today’s …
Interested in the end of the novel coronavirus lockdown? Noticing divergence in attitudes to the lifting of restrictions? In this note, I suggest a reason for the divergence: https://www.spectator.com.au/2020/05/our-cultural-divide-will-complicate-lockdown-exit-strategy/
A note from me in The Australian Financial Review. I don’t know where they got that picture from… https://www.afr.com/work-and-careers/workplace/law-grads-need-better-leadership-to-manage-working-hours-20200122-p53tle
I’ve written an op-ed in The Sydney Morning Herald on this topic: https://www.smh.com.au/world/north-america/if-trump-is-unfit-for-office-his-impeachers-need-to-convince-swinging-voters-20191113-p53a9d.html