This economic storm is still gathering. If we fail to act, it will soon be upon us. But we can rise above it – if we work diligently to train and nurture the scientific and mathematical talents of the next generation.
Monthly Archives For December 2007
Freedom of speech is much prized on the nation’s campuses, and often invoked by faculty. But is there freedom of speech for college trustees?
While the vision of a “carbon neutral” setting in academia helps place the schools on the cutting edge of the green movement and even though another 378 schools have signed on to the pledge many of the signatories are finding tougher to walk the walk than talk the talk on this issue.
Only on college campuses does the middle class run the show, as tenured faculty lord it over students and trustees alike.
In a recent critique of Blacklisted By History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America’s Enemies that appeared in National Review, historian Ron Radosh makes numerous assertions about the book by M. Stanton Evans that are completely unsupported by the work itself.
Manufacturers are not required to notify the public of the use of GRAS substances, nor include them as ingredients in their products.
The NIE timeline proposed for Iran to create enough highly-enriched uranium for a nuclear bomb suspiciously parallels predictions of an Iranian economic collapse.
Recently, a history professor at a distinguished university commented during a TV interview that Americans should be more humble. After all, he said, more than 50,000 Americans and hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese died during the Vietnam War for no reason.
Experts are warning that mandating use of bio-fuel energy (such as ethanol) by companies is increasing inflation.
If it seems that America’s establishment figures have been getting increasingly immature as the years go by, you are not imagining things.