October 21, 2020

Compulsory Education at the University of Pittsburgh

Terrence L. Hormel

Pitt freshmen are now required to take PITT 0210, “Anti-Black Racism: History, Ideology, and Resistance,” which may be more aptly called “Critical Race Theory 0210.”

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October 20, 2020

China Threatens Hostage Diplomacy

John David

China has officially upped the ante, warning that it may begin detaining Americans as retaliation for U.S. actions against Chinese influence.

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October 16, 2020

To Prevent Election Catastrophe We Need Open Data

David Randall

Sound statistics won’t be enough to save us from a toxic brew of partisan hatred. But they might make the difference that lets the country accept the results of the election peacefully.

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October 13, 2020

An Outspoken Scholar Gets Canceled, Again, but He’s Not Giving Up

Christopher Kendall

What do you get when you cross scholarly criticism of anticolonialism and an angry mob of academic "cancelers"? The results aren't pretty.

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October 13, 2020

President Trump’s Plans for Higher Ed

John David

The Trump administration seems most concerned with helping prospective students and their families make wise choices about college and supporting students while they are there.

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October 13, 2020

EVENT: All the King's Horses and Men

National Association of Scholars

Join the National Association of Scholars for an online lecture and Q&A on Wednesday, October 21st at 2 pm ET.

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October 13, 2020

ED and DOS Issue Urgent Warning About Chinese Influence in American Schools

National Association of Scholars

NAS commends the Education and State Depts. for issuing two joint letters urging American education leaders to investigate possible Chinese government influence in their schools.

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October 9, 2020

Department of Justice Sues Yale for Racial Discrimination in Admissions

John David

In August, Yale College was warned that it must make changes to its racially discriminatory admissions practices. It failed to do so and now faces a federal lawsuit.

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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 8, 2020

UT Law School’s New First Amendment Center: A Potemkin Village?

Louis K. Bonham

The new Law and Religion Clinic "will not engage in litigation that can succeed only at the expense of the rights of groups represented in our community." What does that mean?

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October 6, 2020

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Pulitzer Board Must Revoke Nikole Hannah-Jones' Prize

We call on the Pulitzer Prize Board to rescind the 2020 Prize for Commentary awarded to Nikole Hannah-Jones for her lead essay in “The 1619 Project.” ...

May 15, 2015

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Where Did We Get the Idea That Only White People Can Be Racist?

A look at the double standard that has arisen regarding racism, illustrated recently by the reaction to a black professor's biased comments on Twitter....

July 28, 2020

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

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

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October 6, 2020

1.

Pulitzer Board Must Revoke Nikole Hannah-Jones' Prize

We call on the Pulitzer Prize Board to rescind the 2020 Prize for Commentary awarded to Nikole Hannah-Jones for her lead essay in “The 1619 Project.” ...

May 15, 2015

2.

Where Did We Get the Idea That Only White People Can Be Racist?

A look at the double standard that has arisen regarding racism, illustrated recently by the reaction to a black professor's biased comments on Twitter....

October 5, 2020

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Tom Klingenstein on Cancel Culture and 1619

The issues that cancel culture presents are not new, but they are powerful in a way that we haven’t seen in generations. Complacency is, unfortunately, not an option....