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Anti-Semitism on Campus 2015

, Malcolm A. Kline

It’s sad that we have to do an annual recap on this topic. It’s even sadder that we could do more frequent updates. The Amcha Intiative at the University of California, led by the estimable…

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Kiss of Debt

, Nick Kowalski

Beth Akers of the Brookings Institution, co-author of controversial research on the status of student loans, downplays the significance of the more than $1.3 trillion in debts held by Americans. “Debt is increasing steadily across…

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Pre-K Progressive Push

, Nick Kowalski

On a panel promoting pre-Kindergarten programs at a conference recently in Austin, Texas, a pair of government officials–one local, one federal–made their case. Representing the City of New York, Richard Buery suggested that employing universal…

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Creativity and Common Core

, Nick Kowalski

This SXSWedu session’s description sums up the matter: “What if job performance was measured by a year-end test aiming to boil all of our work down to a single score? As meaningless as that would…

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School Choice: The Milwaukee Magnet

, Nick Kowalski

When it becomes successful in their own backyards, even die-hard liberals support school choice. “I support [means-tested, not universal] vouchers, I support homeschooling, I support charter schools, I support changes in the traditional system, [and]…

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The Clintons’ Pornographer

, Paul Kengor

An aspect of the Clinton Years that most academic historians might miss: When Larry Flynt is feeling righteous, he describes himself as a crusader: for civil liberties in general and free speech in particular.” So…

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Soviet Peace Studies

, Cliff Kincaid

In 1981, the Soviet-front U.S. Peace Council held its second national conference. Endorsers included Democratic Rep. Danny K. Davis, one of Obama’s associates in Chicago, and David Cortright of a group known as SANE, for…

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