Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline

Volcanic Climate Change

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As universities around the country go full steam ahead, every pun intended, on warning students about the danger of global warming, the recent volcanic eruptions in Iceland may send already cooling temperatures further south, and not to a warmer place.

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Venezuelan Valedictory

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Academics like to connect their academic freedom to democracy’s survival but decade after decade they become enamored of dictators, from Josef Stalin to Fidel Castro. In some scholarly circles, the latest boy toy is Venezuelan strong man Hugo Chavez.

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Carnage That College Ignores

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Storied Soviet dictator Josef Stalin once famously said that one man’s death is a tragedy, a thousand is a statistic. He and his successors compiled so many human statistics that the unfortunately few academics and intellectuals who are trying to ascertain the true number are still working on it.

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