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October 9, 2020

Legally Wrong: When Courts and Science Meet with Nathan Schachtman

David Randall

Washington bureaucrats only make half of America's science policy. Judges, juries, and lawyers make the other half, in billion-dollar lawsuits decided in courts around the nation. Nathan A. Schach...

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October 2, 2020

Episode #53: Race in America Today with Wilfred Reilly

Peter Wood

Dr. Reilly joins us to discuss the campus climate today. What racism is, the 1776 Project, and much more.

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September 25, 2020

Episode #52: Anti-Racism and Illiberal Education

Peter Wood

Many students this year are required to take a new course: anti-racism. What do these courses teach? Who teaches them? And what is included and excluded in their teaching of "anti-racism...

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July 29, 2020

Episode #51: Rabble Rousing with Lee Jussim

Peter Wood

Why is groupthink bad for the academy? To answer this question we are joined by Lee Jussim, a professor of social psychology at Rutgers University and author of the popular Psychology Today blog, Rabb...

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February 28, 2020

Episode #50: The Partisan Professoriate with Mitchell Langbert

Peter Wood

Peter Wood and Mitchell Langbert explore recent research on the political affiliations of university professors and also the internal contradictions of John Dewey's progressive education....

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February 13, 2020

Episode #49: Affirmative Action and Disaggregated Selection with George Dent

Peter Wood

Let's face it: race will play a role in college admissions for the foreseeable future. But what is the best way for it to be a factor? Peter Wood sits down with NAS Board Member George Dent to dis...

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December 13, 2019

Episode #48: Debunking Howard Zinn with Mary Grabar

Peter Wood

A People’s History is easily one of the most common and popular history books in America, why? What makes this revisionist history so appealing? Listen in as Peter and Mary Grabar attempt to ans...

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December 6, 2019

Episode #47: Presidential Candidates On Higher Education with Rachelle Peterson

Peter Wood

Rachelle Peterson and Peter Wood discuss where the presidential candidates stand on higher education.

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November 21, 2019

Episode #46: Lincoln Redux: Race and American History with Lucas Morel

David Randall

In this episode, David Randall and political scientist Lucas Morel discuss Morel's response to the lead essay of the New York Times' 1619 Project, as well as strategies for countering the ...

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November 14, 2019

Episode #45: Seth Forman on the Middle Class

Peter Wood

Seth Forman, the managing editor of NAS’s journal Academic Questions, joins Peter W. Wood to discuss the relationship between higher education and the middle class.

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