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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December 8, 2020

Open Letter: McGill Must Defend Prof. Salzman and Academic Freedom

National Association of Scholars

Students at McGill University are demanding the removal of Professor Philip Carl Salzman's Emeritus status. Click to read and sign the NAS's counter-petition.

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December 8, 2020

Washington Schools Reject The 1619 Project

David Acevedo

Washington's 15 largest school districts have no plans to use 1619 Project-inspired K-12 history curricula, sparing nearly 400,000 students from pseudo-historical propaganda.

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December 4, 2020

Turning Higher Education and America From Racism

William H. Young

Each year, more Americans see racism as a major problem plaguing the country. And yet, there has been very little change in the status of blacks for decades. Might sociologists be to blame?

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December 2, 2020

Walter E. Williams: What I've Learned About Teaching Well

Walter E. Williams

In remembrance of a great economist and professor, we republish Prof. Williams' essay of advice to any future educator who wants to teach well.

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December 1, 2020

COVID-19 Spurs Rule by Bureaucracy

David Acevedo

Higher ed administrators have kept busy lining their own pockets at the expense of faculty, students, and “non-essential” staff at all levels of the university.

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November 30, 2020

University Administrators’ Pandemic Power Grab

Neetu Arnold

Universities are taking advantage of the pandemic to "hollow out the middle," that is, to defenestrate full-time and tenured faculty from their positions of influence in the university.

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