The Honorable William H. Young was appointed by President George H. W. Bush to be Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy and served in that position from November 1989 to January 1993. He is the author of Ordering America: Fulfilling the Ideals of Western Civilization (2010) and Centering America: Resurrecting the Local Progressive Ideal (2002).
Neither a turn to the past nor higher education’s present environmentalist fantasies are likely to provide the expansion of safe, cost-effective nuclear energy that the nation needs and desires.
Progressive elites and youth—the progeny of Higher Education—have embedded ideas and practices in American governance and society that will be difficult to displace.
Today's academy seeks to overcome fundamental aspects of human nature—and change the character of the nation.