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Look for the Union Label

, Spencer Irvine

Teachers’ unions can now point to an academic study to defend themselves against the charge that they prevent the firing of bad teachers, but the study itself is more of a hypothetical defense against very…

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Anti-Semitism On Campus Gets Real

, Malcolm A. Kline

Usually university officials go into overdrive to solve a reported hate crime. Apparently they become more deliberate when the alleged victim is a Jewish student. “On Thursday, the UC Irvine Office of Student Conduct announced that…

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Federalizing the MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

Colleges and universities are forever feeling shortchanged by taxpayers. They needn’t worry. For one thing, they are far richer than those of us who actually pay federal levies. For another, academia has succeeded in securing…

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Anti-Catholic Bias at a Catholic College

, Malcolm A. Kline

With increasing frequency, it is getting harder and harder for conservative Catholics, no matter how well credentialed they are, to get hired in academia, particularly in Catholic universities. When he was still teaching at SUNY,…

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DePaul Bans Campus Speaker

, John K. Wilson

Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published on the Academe Blog. DePaul University has banned conservative pundit Ben Shapiro from speaking on campus to the Young Americans for Freedom student group. Bob Janis, Vice President…

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