Russell K. Nieli

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January 3, 2020

Merit vs. Equality: Careers Open to the Talents

Russell K. Nieli

Despite the opposition of a majority of Americans, elites have ensconced an "outcome-of-the-game-equality" in our educational institutions, discarding the “entry-rights-to-the-game-equal...

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June 20, 2016

Snowflake Jacobins: Black Rage on Campus

Russell K. Nieli

Russell Nieli, in the summer 2016 issue of Academic Questions, gives six factors that might help explain the anger of many black students on campus.

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December 29, 2015

On Woodrow Wilson: Princeton Students Hold Civil Debate

Russell K. Nieli

A recent campus event was an encouraging sign that respectful dialogue is still possible among Princeton students who disagree. 

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April 14, 2015

Global Warming: The Campus Non-Debate

Russell K. Nieli

Many lack a robust understanding of the environmentalism debate divorced from religious overtones and political appeal.

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June 6, 2013

Old-Fashioned Advice to Princeton Women

Russell K. Nieli

Russell Nieli argues that the backlash against Susan Patton's letter to the Daily Princetonian has misunderstood her common-sense counsel.

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