Professor Walter Benn Michaels recently argued that teaching social justice to rich students was hypocritical in the face of ongoing economic disparities between college students and the poorer populations who, he asserts, can’t get access to these schools.
Monthly Archives For January 2009
What did your sixth grader learn at school today? There is a good chance that she learned how to use a condom, or learned about homosexual relations from a gay activist.
On January 13, 2009, former Congressman Ernest Istook spoke at the Conservative Bloggers Briefing about the mission of Save Our Secret Ballot.
In an increasingly global world, the threats facing the U.S. and its allies are more interconnected than ever.
According to Politico, the education sector as a whole, including higher ed and other K-12 programs, might receive as much as $140 billion from the stimulus bill, although the final text of the legislation has not been released.
Matt Miller repeatedly called himself a capitalist at a recent think-tank event, which he should understand the implications of, being an economist. However, he would have done better to argue that he is a capitalist who has converted to something else entirely.
At this year’s Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention, two panelists diverged on whether new media aids or undermines the process of gay liberation.
Charles Murray has a few problems with the United States’ current educational policy.
Because the internet has become such a fundamental, inescapable tool in everyday life for most Americans, many argue that it is now under threat of severe regulation.
Listen to the often-prophetic comments of Professor Christopher T. Warden, author of Accuracy in Academia’s textbook Voodoo Anyone? How to Understand Economics Without Really Trying, in his last radio interview.