Recent Articles

The Sweet Taste of Justice

Dr. Charles Negy's reinstatement shows that universities can still be held accountable for persecuting professors who speak out against the progressive orthodoxy. 

Video: "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Watch as three literary scholars discuss what makes Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" a great American novel.

Scientific Culture: Has It Changed for the Better?

Join the National Association of Scholars on June 24th at 3pm ET as we discuss how the culture of science has changed over the last century.

Cracking Down on Illegal Ties to China

UPDATED: A repository of 50 professors, higher ed administrators, students, and government researchers in America who have been investigated or charged for illegal ties to China.

Most Recent from Minding The Campus

Rewarding Jew Hatred at CUNY Law

The anti-Semitic crybully becomes the whining victim. As if to further confirm that the City University of New York School of Law (CUNY Law) has become a cesspool of anti-Israel activism masked as so......

What is Merit and What is Not?

The idea of merit has been thoroughly scrutinized in both the ivory tower and the public square. Harvard professor Michael Sandel presents a philosophical case against meritocracy in his best-selling......

Reports

Learning for Self-Government

Americans strongly disagree about how our K-12 schools should teach our system of self-government. Dozens of organizations offer rival civics education resources and many of them don't work. A new......

Shifting Sands: Report I

Shifting Sands: Unsound Science and Unsafe Regulation examines how irreproducible science affects select areas of government policy and regulation governed by different federal agencies. This fir......

Skewed History

Skewed History: Textbook Coverage of Early America and the New Deal is a review and critique of five textbooks’ coverage of four historical periods: The European Settlement of North America......

Climbing Down

America’s most popular science curriculum, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), fails students. This report details how the popular curriculum omits basic tenets of science, including t......

CounterCurrent


May 24, 2022

The Sweet Taste of Justice

Dr. Charles Negy's reinstatement shows that universities can still be held accountable for persecuting professors who speak out against the progressive orthodoxy. ...

May 17, 2022

Stop the Spread (of Lowered Standards)

Erasing academic standards won’t solve the problems that students face in the post-pandemic era—it will only mask them....

May 10, 2022

Beginning the Long March Back

Three routes to restoring the credibility of America’s educational institutions....

Statements

NAS Statement on the Yale Law School Debacle

The Yale Law School disruption shows that the campus world is still imperiled by students who have forgotten that respect for free exchange is a basic precondition of higher learning.

NAS Statement on the University of California's Proposed Ethnic Studies Requirement

We urge everyone in California, and especially everyone affiliated with the University of California system, to express their opposition to the new Ethnic Studies requirement.

Press Releases

Press Release: NAS Files Amicus Brief in Support of Students for Fair Admissions

NAS has supported SFFA from the very beginning, and we will continue to do so until race is eliminated as a qualification for college admission.

Press Release: AAUP Report Wrongly Accuses Two UNC Governing Boards

The UNC Board of Governors and UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees are in the crosshairs of a recent AAUP report. The accusations are completely unfounded and rely on scattershot evidence to advance adm......

Events

Scientific Culture: Has It Changed for the Better?

Join the National Association of Scholars on June 24th at 3pm ET as we discuss how the culture of science has changed over the last century.

Celebrating America: Webinar Series from the NAS

Join NAS for events on American history and literature! Our line-up of events will discuss important historical events and periods in America's history and the novels that have contributed to the......