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August 3, 2020

A Canceled Music Theorist Responds

Timothy Jackson

What does "systemic racism" have to do with music theory? Some claim that they are deeply intertwined. Dr. Timothy Jackson argued against this view and was promptly canceled.

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July 30, 2020

In Defense of Unbiased History Education

Jay Bergman

An open letter from NAS Board Member Jay Bergman to the superintendent of Newington schools on the dangers of 1619 Project-inspired history curricula in K-12 education.

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July 28, 2020

UT Austin’s “Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Strategic Plan”

John David

The National Association of Scholars condemns this insidious, unjust “strategic plan” and calls on UT Austin leadership to retract it immediately.

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July 28, 2020

Exclusive: UT Austin Proposes Political Litmus Tests for Hiring and Promotion

John David

The University of Texas at Austin has proposed the “Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Strategic Plan," exchanging merit-based success for identity-based diversity.

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July 25, 2020

Rest In Peace, Mike Adams

National Association of Scholars

We are saddened to learn of the death of Mike Adams, a long-time friend of NAS and defender of every professor's academic freedom.

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