July 30, 2020

In Defense of Unbiased History Education

Jay Bergman

An open letter from NAS Board Member Jay Bergman to the superintendent of Newington schools on the dangers of 1619 Project-inspired history curricula in K-12 education.

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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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July 28, 2020

UT Austin’s “Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Strategic Plan”

John David

The National Association of Scholars condemns this insidious, unjust “strategic plan” and calls on UT Austin leadership to retract it immediately.

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July 28, 2020

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

John David

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

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July 25, 2020

Rest In Peace, Mike Adams

National Association of Scholars

We are saddened to learn of the death of Mike Adams, a long-time friend of NAS and defender of every professor's academic freedom.

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July 24, 2020

NAS Applauds Senator Tom Cotton's Saving American History Act

National Association of Scholars

Senator Tom Cotton has introduced the Saving American History Act of 2020, a bill that would reduce federal funding to public schools that teach The 1619 Project.

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July 24, 2020

An Open Letter to Lynn Wells, Provost at Brock University

Peter Wood

Brock University should champion academic freedom, for the search for truth, and also for its own legitimacy.

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July 24, 2020

An Open Letter to Lyle D. Roelofs, President of Berea College

Peter Wood

Berea College should make right on its promise to provide staff and faculty administrative due process in disciplinary proceedings.

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July 24, 2020

An Open Letter to Eduardo M. Peñalver, Dean of Cornell Law School

Peter Wood

Criticism of Black Lives Matter, rioting, looting, and cultural purging is not tolerated at Cornell Law. Peter Wood writes to ask, why? and defend the character of Professor William Jacobson. 

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July 24, 2020

An Open Letter to Steve Patten, Dean of Arts at the Univ. of Alberta

Peter Wood

The University of Alberta is acceding that truth be suppressed and falsehood or fantasy be privileged.

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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.” ...

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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....