Recent Articles

The Silencing of Hans Hoppe

, Stephan Kinsella and Jeffrey Tucker

Has academia become so politicized that teaching good economics, and using politically sensitive illustrations, can lead to threats, fines, penalties, demotion and worse? It certainly seemed so in early February when Hans-Hermann Hoppe received an egregious letter from the Provost of his university.

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Catholic Academicians and Capital Punishment

, Michael P. Tremoglie

The debate about capital punishment on the nation’s campuses is much like the debate about abortion. Only one viewpoint is presented—the politically correct one. It is indicative of the type of tendentious scholarship that is all too common in academia.

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Black Hawk Down

, Malcolm A. Kline

A sociology professor at Black Hawk College in Moline, Illinois gets rave reviews from students but underclassmen with deep religious convictions may want to fulfill that course requirement with someone else.

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Phi Beta Kappa Gag Orders

, Larry Scholer

Although Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) recently rejected George Mason University’s (GMU) application to establish a chapter of the organization on the Fairfax, VA campus, the society’s own record on free speech is suspect at best.

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Education School Ghetto

, Malcolm A. Kline

The serious scholars whom you can still find on college campuses have long regarded education schools as the slums of academia but now the denizens of those projects are even admitting to the dilapidated condition of their discipline.

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Fighting for Free Speech

, Larry Scholer

In a new book, Donald Downs, a political scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, outlines an approach to ridding campuses of political correctness. In Restoring Free Speech and Liberty on Campus, he shifts the focus away from the professors and to the administrators.

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