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Winter AQ Issue

The Winter issue of Academic Questions has a special section, "God and Guns." 

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Professors Promoting Violence

The infatuation with violence among some professors is linked with the violence in the streets.

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Harvey Mansfield Praises the Bowdoin Project

"A complete, top to bottom treatment of a college" - Harvey Mansfield 

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APUSH, Not Common Core, Threatens Concept of American Exceptionalism

Jan 23, 2015 by Kevin T. Brady |

Kevin T. Brady finds the APUSH standards a far greater problem than Common Core.

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AQ Contributor Writes for TIME Magazine on Distortion of History in “Selma”

Jan 23, 2015 by Madison Iszler |

Academic Questions contributor David Kaiser writes for TIME Magazine on why the movie Selma is historically inaccurate.

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How MOOCs Threaten Your Privacy

Jan 23, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

Rachelle Peterson warns against several dangers of MOOCs, which include the possibility of data mining and privacy infringement.

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Ferguson and the Decline in Anthropology

Jan 20, 2015 by Peter Wood |

NAS president and anthropologist Peter Wood observes the American Anthropological Association masking the truth to promote an ideological agenda.

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Harry V. Jaffa, 1918-2015

Jan 15, 2015 by Allen C. Guelzo |

A remembrance of political philosophy scholar Harry Jaffa.

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APUSH Post-Civil War Coverage: History Lite

Jan 14, 2015 by John C. Chalberg |

John C. Chalberg finds the APUSH standards for the Post-Civil War era deceptively simple.

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NAS Leaders Speaking at Upcoming Conferences

Jan 22, 2015 by |

At two upcoming conferences, NAS president Peter Wood will speak on the Common Core State Standards, and executive director Ashley Thorne will speak on freshman summer reading programs. 

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Stanley Fish’s New Book on Academic Freedom

Jan 14, 2015 by George Leef |

George Leef reviews Versions of Academic Freedom and argues that there does not have to be a single, one-size-fits-all approach to academic freedom.

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