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New Year’s at the MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

While you’re getting started on your New Year’s resolutions, we’re knocking one off of our own bucket list: We’ll be kicking off 2017 with our friends at the Modern Language Association (MLA) at their annual…

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The CIA-Media-Academia Axis

, Cliff Kincaid

As controversy swirled around President-elect Donald J. Trump’s battle with the CIA concerning its questionable intelligence product on Russian hacking, a strong defense of the agency and an attack on Trump came from Joshua Rovner…

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Feeding the Academic Bea$t

, Malcolm A. Kline

A university think tank just published a list of recommendations for paying for college. Perhaps not too surprisingly, they mostly involve increasing taxpayer-funded government subsidies of higher education. To its credit, the Miller Center at…

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Delusions of Education Grandeur

, Malcolm A. Kline

Some public officials leave office as far behind the knowledge curve as when they entered it. “One recent analysis found that 95 percent of the jobs created since 2008 required some postsecondary education or training,”…

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Sanctuary Campuses that Enable

, Malcolm A. Kline

While the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) made an attempt at an even-handed approach to the growing “Sanctuary Campus” movement, there is some evidence that there are campuses going well beyond the letter of…

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Sheriff David Clarke: “Cop Under Fire”

, Alex Nitzberg

The Democrat party’s radical ideology, the nation’s welfare state and the existing educational system detrimentally impact black Americans in poor communities Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. explains in his forthcoming book, “Cop Under Fire:…

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American University-Beirut Settles Case with American Government on Aiding Hezbollah-Affiliated Groups

, Spencer Irvine

The American University campus at Beirut, Lebanon, recently settled a case with the federal government over providing training to Hezbollah-affiliated groups. Specifically, the university trained groups of journalists affiliated with the Al Nour Radio and Al Manar TV. Those groups are linked to Hezbollah, a U.S. government-designated terrorist group.

The university paid $700,000 to settle the case with the federal government, per Inside Higher Ed.

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