In his new book, Intellectual Morons, author Dan Flynn gives us a handy reference guide to 16 opinion leaders whose own conclusions were dubiously arrived at, and widely accepted, particularly in academia.
A widely-used history sees America’s past as a class struggle.
Mike S. Adams is a conservative—not a shocking thing in and of itself, until one realizes that Adams is also a college professor.
Linda Chavez examines the inner workings of America’s teachers’ unions, whose “ultimate goal,” in the candid words of a former NEA head, is “to tap the legal, political, and economic powers of the U.S. Congress … [to] collect votes to re-order the priorities of the United States of America.”
In The Worm in the Apple, Peter Brimelow sets out to expose teacher unions as corrupt, selfish institutions that relentlessly pick at the public’s bank account, only to distribute ever-increasing government funds (formerly tax dollars) inefficiently at best, self-servingly at worst.
In Resurrecting Empire, the director of Columbia University’s Middle East Institute weighs in on the situation in Iraq.
If you had any doubts that higher education in America today is modeled more along the lines of Stalinist techniques than the Socratic method, you won’t after reading Ben Shapiro’s Brainwashed.
“We have succeeded in sending a great many people to college and university,” Russell Kirk noted more than 25 years ago. “We have not succeeded in educating most of them.”
A former education official exposes multiculturalists’ grip on textbook publishers.
John Kenneth Galbraith was a leader in American academia in condemning the market economy without ever, it appears, actually having studied it.