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December 22, 2020

NDAA 2021 Plays Softball with Confucius Institutes

David Acevedo

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 is on the president's desk, but its restrictions on Confucius Institutes don't go nearly far enough.

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December 22, 2020

From John David to David Acevedo: Why I’m Leaving Behind My NAS Pseudonym for Good

David Acevedo

In this piece, NAS Communications & Research Associate David Acevedo, formerly known as John David, recounts why he chose to write pseudonymously and why he has decided to go public.

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December 15, 2020

ED Announces New Free Speech Hotline

David Acevedo

During an event last week addressing cancel culture, the Department of Education announced its new Free Speech Hotline, designed for reports of free speech infringment in higher ed.

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December 10, 2020

Critical Race Training or Civil Rights Law: We Can’t Have Both

George R. La Noue

Can CRT-inspired training, Title VII, and Title IX coexist? Not likely.

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December 9, 2020

Why I Left the AHA and Joined the NAS

Johanna Neuman

A long-time journalist-turned historian explains why she left the American Historical Association to join the National Association of Scholars, citing the AHA's cowardice amid the events of 2020.

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