One of many ways to gauge the political tilt of academia is to see how many cabinet members from past presidential administrations have obtained academic berths.
Dr. Anthony Bradley, author of the new book Black and Tired: Essays on Race, Politics, Culture, and International Development, spoke at the Heritage Foundation about his research on the downward moral trend of black culture in America.
The tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2011 attacks upon the United States has inspired academics attempting to diminish its importance to get uncharacteristically quantitative.
“Gulliver (the United States) can’t get up because the Lilliputians (the government) are tying him down.”—Mike Morris, chairman and CEO, American Electric Power Company, Inc., July 19, 2011, The Atlantic forum on The New Work Era.
According to Derek Bok, a former president of Harvard, “universities share one characteristic with compulsive and exiled royalty; there is never enough money to satisfy their desires.”
A Washington Post story about Catholic professors challenging Rep. John Boehner’s Catholic faith with an open letter to the House Speaker ignores the role of one of the key signers in a George Soros-funded group.
At almost any gathering of the self-described intellectual elite, it seems that irrationally celebrating hatred of Sarah Palin is practically mandatory. The 2011 Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention was no different.
Truly, the Lord works in strange and mysterious ways. It was both unbelievable and unsurprising at the same time that a Catholic scholar— Dr. Kenneth Howell— was fired from a state university for teaching the…
A report released by the National Strategy Information Center (NSIC) attempts to shift the national security paradigm from nation-state conflict into the realm of “irregular threats,” with the U.S. military conducting three types of missions in weak or failing states around the globe.
One of the crowning ironies of the age, to use a really pretentious phrase, is that the main site of anti-war rallies staged over the past decade—academia—is also the source of American foreign policy in Iraq.