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January 21, 2020

Racial Equity and Social Justice — Courtesy of Higher Education

William H. Young

Local governments are enacting higher education mandates on social justice and equality argues William Young.

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December 10, 2019

A Feminist Bothered by ‘Everything’

Rachelle Peterson

The Problem with Everything: My Journey Through the New Culture Wars is the latest book by liberal feminist Meghan Daum, in which she details her problems with so-called "Fourth Wave Feminism." In this article, NAS Policy Direc...

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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 1, 2019

This Did Not Happen, as Well as Things That Did

John Cussen

A campus fiction about a Catholic professor's encounters with the politics of promotion in academia. 

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December 6, 2018

Episode #5: Argument by Epithet with Mark Bauerlein

NAS

Peter W. Wood sits down with Mark Bauerlein to discuss his recent article in Academic Questions and argument by epithet. 

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October 4, 2018

Shedding Humanity, Shredding the Humanities

Anthony Esolen

An incident with a student provides the occasion for Anthony Esolen’s exposition of how identity politics has made humanities education nearly impossible and the “very notion of a common good nearly inconceivable.”

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September 28, 2018

Angri-culture and Disagreement

Peter Wood

Testimony to the House Judiciary Committee on the state of intellectual freedom in the United States. 

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September 27, 2018

Accusation Studies

Peter Wood

Trial by accusation has become standard, where did it find its start?

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February 9, 2017

Can Federal Funding Leverage Free Speech?

Peter Wood

NAS President Peter Wood writes about the possibility of removing federal funding from universities that do not protect intellectual freedom.  

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