In Boston, an English professor is trying to sell his class on society’s collective guilt when said students are already believers in personal responsibility.
Monthly Archives For January 2010
The trial to decide whether California’s Proposition 8 was unconstitutional by banning same-sex marriage opened on January 11 before the California Supreme Court. A large portion of the testimony will originate in the ivory tower.
AJC: Because Congress and the president are getting set to revamp immigration law, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) undertook a task few academics or policymakers have. The CIS looked at what happened the last time that the executive and legislative branches got together to relax border controls.
Professor Michael Mann is under investigation by his employer, Penn State University, for his role in the Climategate emails. Since the 60-day investigation began in November more details should be available by the end of January, say University officials.
For about a half a century, the U. S. Defense Department has been feeding the hand that bites it.
At a recent MLA panel, one academic criticized how, he argues, poets have abandoned their usual “skepticism” about political speech when it comes to President Barack Obama’s “eloquence.”
Before reading between the lines, you should learn to read the actual sentences that make up those bridges. Unfortunately, too often they are bridges to nowhere.
What can courts do that most Catholic colleges can’t? Take their employees off the job when they have a conflict of interest.
Those unfamiliar with the happenings at Modern Language Association (MLA) annual conventions might wonder why it is that Sarah Palin’s stance on sex education received mention during a panel on “Major Romantic Writers.”
AJC: There is certainly no better time for the release of former GAO head David M. Walker’s latest book, Comeback America: Turning the Country around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility than this.