It’s hard to find a history of the American Revolution from academia that actually tries to recapture it rather than engage in a deconstruction project.
“Reagan rejected the traditional Cold War notion among American policy makers that the best defense against a Communist threat from the left was a strong dictatorship of the right,” Lynch writes.
Everything that you’ve heard about football is wrong.
When you compare meticulously researched commercial histories with the extended blogs that pass for academic ones, you come to a startling revelation: Just about everything we’ve been taught about our history is wrong.
Oddly, those academics who most cherish their academic freedom seem just as intent on exercising it secretly.
Those who treat the Cold War as a relic of the past ignore a salient fact: Communist regimes still exist, sometimes with nukes but always with human rights violations.
To channel the late CBS commentator Andy Rooney, “Didja ever wonder if public school teachers stay up nights worried about whether the parents of the students can teach this class better than they?”
The people who claim the greatest fealty to the first amendment are more than likely to vote for U. S. presidents who do not have a very high regard for the entire Constitution.
The authors who are read most widely are those who are no longer around. Former Accuracy in Academia executive director Dan Flynn pays homage to a quartet of them in his latest book, Blue Collar Intellectuals.
A new book shows us examples of colleges and universities where tenure does not exist and students and faculty alike survive and even thrive.