AJC: A key reason why few conservatives go into the teaching profession is that the job of a professor does not fit the image many conservatives have of themselves, two scholars argued.
Monthly Archives For February 2010
February 25, 2010 – 6 – 8 PM
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Author M. Stanton Evans will discuss Voodoo Anyone? How to Understand Economics Without Really Trying by the late Christopher T. Warden at the next Accuracy in Academia author’s night on February 25, 2010. Evans wrote the forward to the book, published by AIA, which he also inspired. RSVP on Facebook.
At a January Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) lecture, one Korean Studies scholar argued that in international relations there is a third power besides “soft” influence and “hard” military power.
Last week University of Alabama at Huntsville professor Amy Bishop allegedly fatally shot three colleagues at a faculty meeting and wounded others. The Boston Globe reported on Feb. 13 that Bishop had fatally shot her brother 24 years ago; the resulting Massachusetts State Police investigative report classified the shooting as accidental.
Earlier this month Syracuse University’s Hendricks Chapel installed its first pagan chaplain, Mary Hudson, “in line with its goal of being more inclusive of all religions on campus,” reports The Daily Orange on Feb. 14.
Failure to consult primary sources and documents frequently results in a distorted view of not only American history but of America’s historical figures. “Look at all the history textbooks,” Hillsdale College historian Terrence Moore said on February 5, 2010. “What do they say about FDR?”
‘Here’s my strategy on the Cold War: We win, they lose.’
– Ronald Reagan
The Seventh Grade history book standard in most California schools is “History Alive – The The Seventh Grade history book standard in most California schools, History Alive – The Medieval World and Beyond, contains 55 pages on Islam and only 16 pages on Christianity (of which much of the content was negative).
Most third and fourth graders barely know what sex is, let alone have any desire to try it. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is advocating in a new report, “Stand and Deliver.”
AJC: In international humanitarian law and the law of armed conflict, there has been a large change—law is no longer based on practice, or what fighting countries actually do in wars, but it’s now based on what someone said in a speech, a professor said at an event put on by the Endowment for Middle East Truth.