Recent Articles

Africa Explained, Finally

, Malcolm A. Kline

One of the few genuine academic experts on African Studies has explained the problems that plague that continent, such as famine and civil war, in great clarity in numerous books and articles, but his message has not been particularly welcome in academia.

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Mental Health Meltdown

, Larry Scholer

A California community college professor recently made headlines when a student alleged that the professor encouraged him to seek counseling due to a patriotic term paper. Legislators and health advocates fear a new presidential initiative may make similar scenarios commonplace in public schools across the country.

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Crimson Tidal Wave

, Deborah Lambert

The complete transcript of Harvard prez Lawrence Summers’s speech containing his controversial remarks about gender differences has now been released. But whether this helps or hurts his career is still a matter of opinion.

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Campus Culture Warriors

, Larry Scholer

While stories of illiberal professors and higher education hijinks are becoming more visible in the national media, conservative students want to do more than expose them.

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Berkeley’s Churchill

, Malcolm A. Kline

Although he had told Bill O’Reilly that he was encouraging a political, rather than an armed, intifada, Dr. Bazian made no such protestations to me.

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Bias: Professoriat in Denial

, Larry Scholer

Professors who support Democratic causes dominate college and university classrooms. Recent studies have shown that Democrats outnumber Republicans on college faculties by, at least, an 8-to-1 margin.

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Churchill: Ward of the State

, Sherrie Gossett

Churchill’s “little Eichmanns” comment alone is clear evidence of a substandard mind and would naturally lead one to investigate Churchill’s other writings. It turns out, two respected professors have written extensively on Churchill’s copious fraudulent research.

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Rescuing Reading

, Larry Scholer

While the number of literary readers has remained constant since 1982—96 million—fewer Americans, as a percentage, are reading. Currently, not quite 47% of Americans admit to engaging in literary reading in the past year.

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