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May 27, 2020

Tie Pandemic Aid to the Renewal of Higher Education

Jonathan Pidluzny

Simply calling on higher education to do better is like trying to herd cats with a feather—legislative action is needed.

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May 26, 2020

Testing Affirmative Action

George W. Dent and Hal R. Arkes

The Supreme Court has held that courts must strictly scrutinize systems that give preferences to people based on their race. Judges need to insist on disaggregated data and evidence that a university...

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May 26, 2020

A Thousand and One Fraudsters

John David

A recent slew of Thousand Talents Program-related charges underscores the question: Just how many of these traitorous researchers are still in American higher education?

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May 22, 2020

The Failure of the New Class under the Test of COVID-19

Alexander Riley

When the SARS-CoV-2 virus first appeared, many experts understated the threat. Now more than two months into the pandemic these same experts have coalesced around the most hyperbolic disease modeling.

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May 19, 2020

And the Pulitzer goes to...Nikole Hannah-Jones?

John David

Hannah-Jones' eminently flawed 1619 Project essay deserved no consideration for this award due to its widespread disregard of journalistic standards and historical facts, as well as her refus...

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