Current Wisdom

A Two-Fer

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“It pollutes our discourse with self-congratulation and self-flagellation at the same time.”—Bill McClay of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on “social justice” as currently defined. Share/Save

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Hybrid Deficit

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“Tuition alone cannot sustain higher education, which means that it’s essential to build support among people who don’t listen to NPR and drive hybrids.”— Chris Beneke, associate professor of history at Bentley University, and Randall Stephens is a reader in history at Northumbria University, in England.

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Oh Canada

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“And the country I was born in had no meaningful civil liberty tradition whatsoever: Canada!”— Donald Alexander Downs, Alexander Meiklejohn Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on accepting the Bradley Foundation’s Jeane Kirkpatrick prize at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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