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February 19, 2020

The Economist Tries to Mislead about Liberal Bias in Academia

Sumantra Maitra

The Economist claims that "There is scant evidence to suggest that academic elites push a left-wing agenda onto their impressionable young pupils"—Sumantra Maitra disagrees.

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February 18, 2020

Faculty Partisanship Favors Democrats 95:1

John David

A new study by Professors Mitchell Langbert of Brooklyn College and Sean Stevens of NYU uncovers systematic differences that contribute to local variation in faculty partisanship.

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February 15, 2020

Interview with an Independent Scholar

David Randall

What does a scholar from outside academia think of today's academic culture?

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February 14, 2020

Missouri and Iowa Legislators Introduce Campus Intellectual Diversity Bills

NAS

Two more states have joined Arizona in introducing campus intellectual diversity legislation. 

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February 14, 2020

Rules for Reading

John A. Kasch

In seven quick rules, Dr. Kasch offers an outline for getting the most out of reading and doing so with an open mind. 

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