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Academic Freedom

August 24, 2021

Reviving American Higher Education: An Analysis and Blueprint for Action

Gerson Moreno-Riaño

Most of the problems in higher education are rooted in an unexamined rejection of Western civilization's moral tradition. This malady requires moral correction and meaningful accountability.

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August 23, 2021

Testing the Tests for Racism

Wilfred Reilly

What is the veracity of "audit" studies, conducted primarily by sociologists, that appear to demonstrate that people of color confront intense bias at every level of society?

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May 31, 2019

Academic Freedom and the Central European University

Stephen Baskerville

The George Soros-founded Central European University is closing its doors in Budapest. Apparently, there are democratically elected leaders in the world that don’t see the efficacy of spending t......

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May 31, 2019

Two Victories for Academic Freedom

Peter Bonilla

Peter Bonilla tells the heartening story of two recent court cases that resulted in legal victories for the protection of free speech rights. In one case a federal court addressing a public university......

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June 16, 2016

The Wisconsin Fight for Academic Freedom

Donald Downs

The story of a handful of professors at the University of Wisconson who fought the long battle against speech codes and petitioned administrators to uphold due process. 

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August 18, 2015

Faculty Tenure: Improve It, Don't Remove It

W. Lee Hansen

W. Lee Hansen argues that revisions to faculty tenure must be objective and preserve academic freedom. 

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March 20, 2015

Academic Freedom on Trial: Adams v. UNCW and the Welcome Erosion of Garcetti

Mike Adams

A detailed account of Mike Adams's legal victory against UNC-Wilmington, which “may be the first case in the history of American jurisprudence in which a conservative professor successf......

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