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China Abuses American Academy

, Spencer Irvine

The American universities pursuing cooperative relationships with their counterparts in Communist China are doing so in the hopes that these will be mutually beneficial. Yet all available evidence indicates that they are not.

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Abyss of Area Studies

, Malcolm A. Kline

College and universities have one thing in common with the federal government, along with the cash that flows from the latter to the former: They seem to be following Einstein’s definition of insanity.

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Education Data = Fool’s Gold

, Malcolm A. Kline

Even education insiders are beginning to acknowledge that the data mining the federal government is now engaged in under Common Core produces little in the way of education achievement.

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Academic Selfies

, Malcolm A. Kline

One of the fascinating dichotomies in academia is that its denizens, who more often than any other group, profess themselves obsessed with society, are more likely to show themselves absorbed with self.

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Post-racial America?

, Spencer Irvine

A panel at the Center for American Progress discussed “The Meaning of Race in a 21st-Century America,” billed as an “in-depth discussion on the meaning of race and ethnicity in a changing America.”

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The Other Academic Complex

, David Corbin and Matthew Parks

The growth of the post-WWII “military-social-industrial-finance-academic complex” promises that the surest way to pay off a thirty-year mortgage in a DC-area zip code is to work in a sector of the economy more crony than strictly public or private.

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