The “Cultural Revolution” Comes to American Academia

Oct 26, 2016 by David Lewis Schaefer |

Old Communist language and tactics are infiltrating American higher education, aided by our historical amnesia.

Castro’s Cats: Lessons in Market Economics from the Workers’ Paradise

Sep 22, 2016 by Mark G. Brennan |

Mark G. Brennan relates his observations of a month-long education trip to Cuba where he saw the stultifying hand of Communist ideology on the minds and souls of a population. 

Academic Social Science - Rousseau Redux

Nov 03, 2014 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the enduring influence of Jean-Jacques Rousseu in academic social science.

Academic Social Science and Governance

Sep 08, 2014 by William H. Young |

William Young returns to evaluate the influence of the social sciences on public choice.

Unpersuasive book argues that higher education should have a leftist bias

Apr 23, 2014 by George Leef |

"It reminds me of Don Quixote. Lazere wants his friends to see how gloriously he jousts with and punctures all those horrible right-wingers. But Cervantes’s novel is entertaining; the pages of this book are pointless and screechy."

Social Justice and the Economy

Feb 28, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young explores the probable economic impact of redistributionist social justice policies.

Social Justice and Human Nature

Jan 24, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young explores contrasting views of human nature and their implications for public policy.

Prager U: Free Market Morality

Nov 13, 2012 by Jason Fertig |

Is the free market morally superior or inferior to other economic systems?

Human Nature and Western Civilization

Aug 03, 2011 by William H. Young |

William H. Young begins a new occasional series of articles focused on Western Civilization and current academic issues with a discussion of human nature.

Campus Protest: “The Whole Capitalist System Has to Go”

Apr 26, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

I stumbled upon this picture in Flickr today: This is an unidentified image from the March 4 protests, a nationwide…

Scientists Turned Political Propagandists

Nov 24, 2009 by Candace de Russy |

I've noted that financial gain surely figured in the motivation of the scientists who appear to have conspired to suppress climate data. But of course there is also this possible motive, suggested in an historically…

Campus Priorities: Stonewall versus Berlin Wall

Nov 09, 2009 by George Leef |

In this Pope Center piece released today, Charles Johnson, a student at Claremont McKenna College, writes about the contrast on his campus: Lots of attention for the Stonewall Inn incident of 1969, but no interest at all in the…

Academy’s “Fascism” An Orwellian Misnomer

Oct 16, 2009 by Mitchell Langbert |

A couple of months ago Carlin Romano of the University of Pennsylvania wrote an excellent review of Stephen H. Norwood's Third Reich in the Ivory Tower: Complicity and Conflict on American Campuses in the Chronicle of Higher…

Spilling the Beans

Aug 14, 2009 by Peter Wood |

A radical prof celebrates the “democratic space” of the contemporary university.

Socialism for Sophomores

Aug 26, 2008 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has outdone itself in offering a descent into radical ideology pure and simple. Its Social Thought & Political Economy program reveals to us how easy it is to add a socialist mentality…