David Randall

Director of Research, National Association of Scholars. David Randall can be reached at [email protected]

Academic Questions

September 30, 2020

Why Trump?

David Randall

A review of The Age of Entitlement: America Since the 1960s, Christopher Caldwell, Simon and Schuster, 2020, pp. 352, $17.39 hardcover.

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July 2, 2020

Should Science be More Scientific?

David Randall

There is a correlation between the increase of funding and fraud—financial incentives weaken the barriers of self-discipline and dedication in science. 

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March 23, 2020

Race and the Constitution: Liberal Historians Correct the Left

David Randall

A review essay of two books by men of the left that in different degrees counter 1619 claims, No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding by Sean Wilentz, and The Second...

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January 3, 2020

Can Universities Survive America's Leveling?

David Randall

“Diversity and inclusion for thee but not for me” is how David Randall describes the thesis of Anthony Kronman’s 2019 book The Assault on American Excellence. Kronman, the...

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September 3, 2019

The Hopeful Land

David Randall

A review of Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story.

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May 31, 2019

Politicized Science

David Randall

From mandating social justice bona fides for faculty candidates to enforcing climate alarmist groupthink in “gold standard” journals, the diversity creed is threatening science p...

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May 31, 2019

Conversation

David Randall

Poems on "each persuading each" and the legacy of great conversation. 

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