January 10, 2022

Four New Courses on the American Republic

National Association of Scholars

The National Association of Scholars (NAS) is partnering with The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) to offer four courses on the American Republic.

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January 10, 2022

Celebrating America: A Webinar Series from the NAS

National Association of Scholars

Join NAS for events on American history and literature! Our line-up of events will discuss important historical events and periods in America's history and the novels that have contributed to the......

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January 6, 2022

Schools Close Again, More CRT Bans, and No More U.S. History

John D. Sailer

It’s a new year, but the issues of education—from COVID-related closures to rampant politicization—will likely remain central in 2022.

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January 4, 2022

1920: Prohibition, the Roaring Twenties, and the Jazz Age

National Association of Scholars

Watch as our panelists, Debby Applegate, Sean Beienburg, and Donald L. Miller, discuss America's decade of free-wheeling style and rush to modernity in the Roaring Twenties​​̴......

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January 4, 2022

American History Webinar Series

National Association of Scholars

This webinar series brings together scholars and influential authors to examine pivotal moments in American history and what those moments can tell us about our national character.

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January 4, 2022

Merry Christmas and Happy Severance!

Marina Ziemnick

In a university committed to academic freedom, the controversy surrounding Frances Widdowson’s research would be seen as an opportunity to encourage dialogue, not cause for termination.

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December 28, 2021

2021 NAS Roundup

David Acevedo

As 2021 comes to a close, we're reflecting on our last year of work. We also have a special CounterCurrent announcement to make—click to read more.

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December 23, 2021

The Future of Gifted Education, the Genderbread Person, and Parental Pushback

John D. Sailer

Rather than being a year when traditional civics met its demise, 2021 has clarified to many people what they should expect from education. We can count that as a great achievement.

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December 22, 2021

One Less Talent for China: The Rise and Fall of Charles Lieber

Marina Ziemnick

We must be vigilant in tracking and stopping the flow of American research to China. Charles Lieber’s conviction is a step in the right direction, but it is by no means the end of the fight.

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December 22, 2021

American Citizenship: Caught Between Creed and Clan

Geoffrey M. Vaughan

Being an American means affirming both the universal truths of the Declaration and being part of a people who govern themselves through the offices, obligations, and rights established by the Con......

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November 24, 2021

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1619 Again: Revisiting the Project's Troubled Past

New York Times editor Jake Silverstein's new essay on the 1619 Project attempts to glide past the awkwardness that accompanied the project’s early days. Let's set the reco......

December 14, 2021

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Confronting Woke Groupthink in Art Education

The dubious notion that the U.S. is a “systemically racist” nation has taken hold in art education, as in virtually every sphere of American life....

January 18, 2022

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The White House Is Undermining Science, Not Defending It

Government support of scientific research is not designed to support science, but to harness science to political ends....

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January 18, 2022

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The White House Is Undermining Science, Not Defending It

Government support of scientific research is not designed to support science, but to harness science to political ends....

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Ask a Scholar: What Does YHWH Elohim Mean?

A reader asks, "If Elohim refers to multiple 'gods,' then Yhwh Elohim really means Lord of Gods...the one of many, right?" A Hebrew expert answers....

January 12, 2022

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Press Release: NAS Appoints Dr. J. Scott Turner as Director of the Diversity in the Sciences Project

As project director, Dr. Turner will be conducting research on the scope and deleterious effects of DEI initiatives in STEM programs across the country....