In a recent column that I did on affirmative action, I committed a grievous error. In this one I elaborate upon that correction and try to raise some other questions about an ongoing controversy.
The next time you hear a journalism student, when asked why he or she wants to get into the profession, say they “want to make a difference,” cringe.
By practicing the craft of tracing history that they themselves reject, we can see how we get the revisionist historians who, for better or worse, mostly the latter, now dominate academia
A couple of years ago when Yassir Arafat was still alive and kicking, I gave Ibrahim Hooper at least a half a dozen opportunities to denounce Arafat and the PLO in a five-minute telephone conversation: The CAIR spokesman ignored them all.
The latest pronouncement from academia correctly identifies the failings of public education but misdiagnoses the cause and, hence, offers a prescription that promises more of the same malady.
Groups like Accuracy in Academia are providing the flashlight, and as the overpriced truth of American academia becomes visible, the purveyors of anti-Americanism, social and cultural relativism and overt nonsense will find the walls of their ivory towers less and less insulated from the real world, and we will all, particularly we students, be better off.
The infallibly off-base pedagogue can write his own ticket as prophet-in-residence.
At Accuracy in Academia’s recent Capitol Hill event in Washington, D. C. , Conservative University, those in attendance heard from Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC), currently the youngest member of the U. S. House of Representatives.
When U. S. Rep. Joe Barton asked University of Virginia professor Michael Mann to show the science behind his global warnings, academics cried “witch hunt” but one of Mann’s peers thinks the congressman was onto something.
Teachers are using students, from kindergarten through college, as foot soldiers in environmental campaigns, whether they should be in class or not.