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January 2, 2020

Academic Freedom Under Threat: What’s to be Done?

John David

In his recent talk at Oxford University, political scientist and NAS affiliate head Bruce Gilley offers practical solutions to higher education’s Left-wing homogeneity, arguing that concrete policy changes must be prioritized to bring about tru...

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December 2, 2019

Academic Freedom, Academic Diversity, and Research Integrity at UCLA

NAS

The National Association of Scholars has submitted a comment to the WASC Senior College and University Commission, which is currently accrediting UCLA. We urge WSCUC to call on UCLA to admit wrongdoing in the case of Jim Enstrom and implement reforms...

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November 14, 2019

Social Justice Comes to Harvard

George Seaver

In this long-form essay, independent researcher George Seaver expounds the many reasons for academic decline within Harvard University since the 1960s.

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October 28, 2019

Polar Bear Researcher is Unbearable According to the University of Victoria

Peter Wood

The University of Victoria has fired Susan Crockford, a zoologist and adjunct in the anthropology department, for what appears to be a politically motivated mauling. 

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October 18, 2019

Academic Freedom in the Age of Double-Mindedness

Peter Wood

The Overton Window should be at its widest in the academy but rarely is that the case. In this acceptance speech, Peter wrestles with how to widen that window.

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August 19, 2019

Letters to the Big Three: Don't De-Platform Scientists

Peter Wood

A scientist "blacklist" has caused concern about the de-platforming. 

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August 8, 2019

In Defense of Amy Wax

Peter Wood

Too many foolish people have too much invested in believing the worst about the Penn Law Professor.

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June 21, 2019

Disinviting Scholarship

NAS

The U.S. Army War College disinvited scholar Raymond Ibrahim as deference to CAIR. This sets a dangerous precedent that threatens American interests and endangers the lives of American soldiers.

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