January 12, 2021

Comments on EPA's Final Rule, "Strengthening Transparency"

David Randall

NAS applauds the Environmental Protection Agency for taking a significant first step toward strengthening reproducibility requirements in the science the agency uses to inform its regulations.

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January 11, 2021

Scholars File Amicus Brief in Support of ED Amid Title IX Challenge

National Association of Scholars

NAS has filed an amicus brief in the Washington, D.C. District Court in support of the Department of Education and its new Title IX regulations put into effect on August 14, 2020.

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January 11, 2021

EVENT: Freedom to Learn

National Association of Scholars

How do we reform America's costly, politicized, and dysfunctional system of higher education? Join the National Association of Scholars this Wednesday, January 13th at 3 pm ET to find out. 

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January 9, 2021

Turning a Blind Eye to Chinese Malfeasance Does Not Advance Justice

David Acevedo

An open letter from three organizations to President-elect Biden urges him to end the DoJ's China Initiative, denouncing it as racist. This will lead to less justice, not more.

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January 8, 2021

Journals Must Decide: Science or Censorship?

David Randall

The journal Nature Communications has joined the parade of institutions that subordinate science to political censorship.

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January 8, 2021

Video: American Dreams

National Association of Scholars

Video from the launch of Rebalancing the Narrative. This report explains why debating immigration policy on campus today is impossible and advocates for a path to restore healthy discourse.

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January 5, 2021

2020 NAS Roundup

David Acevedo

As we enter a new year, we're taking some time to reflect on all that we accomplished in the rollercoaster known as 2020.

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January 5, 2021

The 2020 Election

Peter Wood

The 2020 election was as contentious as they get. What effect will this extreme partisanship have on the future of higher education? At what point are bipartisan proposals useless--when is a line to b...

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December 30, 2020

What to Worship, How to Obey: The New Rules of Cancel Culture

Peter Wood

Cancel culture is what we call the effort by leftists to banish people who defy the edicts of political correctness. The goalposts keep moving and cancellable offenses continue to expand. Are there an...

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December 29, 2020

EVENT: American Dreams

National Association of Scholars

Join us for the launch event of Rebalancing the Narrative, on January 7th at 2 pm ET. 

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10 Reasons Not to Go to College

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