Capitol Riot, COVID-19, Civil Liberties, K-12 Schools & Censorship
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Erich J. Prince (Editor, Merion West) interviews Mary L.G. Theroux (Senior Vice President, Independent Institute) to discuss the Capitol protest and riot; the new attacks on civil liberties; COVID-19 pandemic restrictions; 4th Amendment concerns; Big Tech and Big Media; and the expanding surveillance state. They also examine everything from one-party rule in the U.S. to de-platforming/censorship to "progressive" propaganda in K-12 public schools, as well as general media and political developments on 1st Amendment concerns, group think, mob wokeness and political correctness.
Mary L. G. Theroux is Senior Vice President of the Independent Institute. Having received her A.B. in economics from Stanford University, Ms. Theroux is Managing Director of Lightning Ventures, L.P., and Vice President of the C.S. Lewis Society of California. She is former Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Alameda County Salvation Army; former Chairman and current member of the San Francisco Salvation Army Advisory Board, and also serves on the National Advisory Board of The Salvation Army. Ms. Theroux was also Chairman of Garvey International, Inc., and Co-Founder, President, and CEO of San Francisco Grocery Express, Ltd. Articles on Ms. Theroux have appeared in Business Week, Forbes, Savvy, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and other publications.
Erich J. Prince is Co-Founder and Editor of Merion West and a columnist for MediaVillage. He has contributed to a variety of publications including The Philadelphia Inquirer, Quillette, Hartford Courant, News & Observer, Orlando Sentinel, and The Hill. His opinion writing has been honored with two awards from the Columbia University School of Journalism. He studied political science at Yale University, completing his thesis on the history of polarization in the United States Congress. Recenly, he co-taught a class in ethics at the Indian university IISER Pune.