Economists and the textbooks they rely on usually cannot explain the economic collapse that accompanies socialism because they gloss over the role that property rights play in assuring prosperity.
Monthly Archives For March 2005
Part 1 of 3 of an exchange about Joe McCarthy’s legacy…
Part 2 of 3 of an exchange about Joe McCarthy’s legacy…
Part 3 of 3 of an exchange about Joe McCarthy’s legacy…
Has academia become so politicized that teaching good economics, and using politically sensitive illustrations, can lead to threats, fines, penalties, demotion and worse? It certainly seemed so in early February when Hans-Hermann Hoppe received an egregious letter from the Provost of his university.
The debate about capital punishment on the nation’s campuses is much like the debate about abortion. Only one viewpoint is presented—the politically correct one. It is indicative of the type of tendentious scholarship that is all too common in academia.
A sociology professor at Black Hawk College in Moline, Illinois gets rave reviews from students but underclassmen with deep religious convictions may want to fulfill that course requirement with someone else.
Although Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) recently rejected George Mason University’s (GMU) application to establish a chapter of the organization on the Fairfax, VA campus, the society’s own record on free speech is suspect at best.
A recently released clarification by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights makes it easier for college and universities to comply with Title IX regulations regarding athletics.
How many Americans know that one K-12 civics textbook is directly subsidized by our tax dollars?