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Sadly, Few Econ Students Ever Read Material Like This

Dec 17, 2010 by George Leef |

An excellent essay by Professor Christopher Westley of Jacksonville State University makes the case against the politicization of money and credit.

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Penn State and Academic Freedom

Dec 15, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Penn State is revising its statement on academic freedom to permit faculty members the right to bring one-sided opinions on controversial topics (unrelated to the course) to class. The radicalized AAUP thinks this is a good idea.… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Obama’s ‘Extremist, Agenda-Driven, Revisionist’ NEH

Nov 09, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

In a series of posts Power Line Blog has been exposing the lurch of the National Endowment for the Humanities under Obama's appointee, Humanities Chairman Jim Leach, toward "political partisanship and rank buffoonery."… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Days of Wrath

Nov 05, 2010 by Peter Wood |

Academe has instilled an angry instinct in this generation.

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Academia Hostile to Conservatives? The Jury’s Still Out

Jul 20, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Is there a strong bias against conservatives in higher education? Researchers have produced numerous studies to examine this question. They have sought to measure bias quantitatively through various surveys. Usually they conclude… Continue Reading | 6 Comments >

Ideological Discrimination in Academe: The Burden of Proof

Jul 19, 2010 by Steve Balch |

NAS chairman Steve Balch argues that when it come to academic discrimination against conservatives, the burden of proof should be on those who contend it doesn't exist.

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‘Socially Judicious’ Art Ed?

Jul 16, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

Watch out for it -- already a fixture in leading schools of art education --before it becomes the norm in K-12 classes throughout the land, thus vastly politicizing the arts by making anti-capitalist, race/gender/class-obsessed… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

The Growing Realization that the Higher Ed Emperor is Wearing No Clothes

Jul 14, 2010 by George Leef |

The careful image campaign that the higher ed establishment has conducted for decades seems to be wearing off, if this Washington Examiner piece is any indication. The writer observes that lots of American students now… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

UNC’s “Economic and Social Justice” Minor

May 05, 2010 by George Leef |

In today's Pope Center Clarion Call, Jay Schalin writes about the "Economic and Social Justice" minor offered at UNC-Chapel Hill. Unfortunately, the minor is the brainchild of a far-left professor who wants to turn out students… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

College Students Aspire to Be Citizens of the World

May 04, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Over at NAS.org, we occasionally re-post one or two pieces from the same month a year ago in order not to lose sight of some of NAS's best articles and the ones that have received the most attention. Today we re-post an article… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

CUNY Professor Wins $250K from Faculty Union

Apr 26, 2010 by Mitchell Langbert |

Last fall the CUNY faculty union, the Professional Staff Congress (PSC), settled Professor David Seidemann's law suit by paying Seidemann's pro bono attorney, Jones, Day, $250,000 in legal fees, roughly 1.5% of the PSC's… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Howard Zinn, Silent

Jan 28, 2010 by Peter Wood |

Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States, has died.

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Marxists in Schools of Education Respond to NAS Article

Dec 29, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

Crosspost from www.NAS.org Two weeks ago I published an article about a Marxist journal that has seized authority in the education world. The Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies (JCEPS) is… Continue Reading | 8 Comments >

Michelle Malkin on Zinn and ‘Social Justice’ Education

Dec 18, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

This week in Frontpage Magazine Michelle Malkin has an article, "Hollywood and Howard Zinn's Marxist Education Project." Here's an excerpt:

Zinn’s objective is not to impart knowledge, but… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Education is Always Political?

Dec 16, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

Inside Higher Ed's Getting to Green blogger says, "The truth of the matter is that education is always a political act." Do you agree? [polldaddy poll=2395418]

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