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Explore the debate and science of Academic Freedom.

May 6, 2020

Academic Freedom and Online Education

National Association of Scholars

Academic freedom is under threat now more than ever, as administrators hold unprecedented control over the form and content of distance learning.

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May 6, 2020

Protect and Defend Freedom of the Press.

Zachary R. Wood

I urge everyone who cares about the First Amendment to protect and defend freedom of the press against all adversaries — today, tomorrow, and every day.

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April 14, 2020

Are American Universities Becoming Multinational Institutions?

David Randall

American universities should always serve American interests—not serve as a machine to employ compradors and promote acquiescent collaborators to foreign strip-mining of America.

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February 3, 2020

Arizona State Legislator Introduces Bill Modeled on Campus Intellectual Diversity Act

National Association of Scholars

Arizona State Representative Anthony Kern recently filed HB 2238, a new intellectual diversity bill focused on creating Offices of Public Policy Events. The bill is closely modeled after Stanley Kurtz...

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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 pol...

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December 2, 2019

Academic Freedom, Academic Diversity, and Research Integrity at UCLA

National Association of Scholars

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 wrongdoin...

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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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