Recent Articles

The Black and Hispanic Graduation Problem

, Lance Izumi

Instead of putting out false statistics that mask the failure of public education, state officials should be pushing model schools like the American Indian Public Charter School. For the sake of our children, it’s time to be honest and implement what works.

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Campus Cowards

, Bob Parks

Liberals are the first to say that campuses are places that embrace the free and open debate of ideas. Now it would appear there is more ammo to back up the old assertion that this is false.

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Reagan for the Book

, Larry Scholer

Ronald Reagan’s two landslide victories in presidential elections obscure the road he traveled to become the Republican nominee. His failed bid for the 1976 Republican nomination would propel him four years later to the nomination and ultimately the presidency.

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Africa Studied, For Real

, Malcolm A. Kline

Economists and the textbooks they rely on usually cannot explain the economic collapse that accompanies socialism because they gloss over the role that property rights play in assuring prosperity.

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Recent Articles

Living On A Prayer

, Malcolm A. Kline

One of the great modern ironies is that the world’s largest consumer of books—academia—increasingly tries to sever its ties with the one volume even hotels find indispensable—the Bible.

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Transfer Tax?

, Bethany Stotts

Alleging waste and a “transfer tax” in higher education, Peter P. Smith argues in the most recent Education Outlook that America should establish a “National, ‘Student-Facing’ Course Database and Transfer Information System” for postsecondary transfer students, and “Automate” the “Processing and Evaluation of Transfer Credits” in order to decrease the number of students who get sidetracked from graduating.

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First Cut Reaches the Floor

, Melissa Barnhart

AJC: House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) announced Tuesday that during its first week, more than 280,000 Americans cast their votes on YouCut, and selected the new non-reformed welfare program as the first proposed spending cut they want members of the House to bring to the floor for debate. If the measure were to pass, Cantor estimates that the cut could save taxpayers up-to $2.5 billion, annually.

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The Age of Evil

, Charles G. Mills

Historians like to give names to periods like the “Age of Faith” or the “Age of Reason.” The twentieth century should be known as the “Age of Evil.” What made this century unique was the mass-produced nature of its evil history.

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Global Warming: Inconvenient Facts

, S. T. Karnick

In the wake of the Climategate scandal, panelists and audience members at the Fourth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC4) indicated growing confidence that the tide is turning in favor of those who believe that man-made global warming is not a crisis.

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The 7 Percent Solution

, Malcolm A. Kline

The University of Florida (UFL) is posting an online guide for employers who hire foreign guest workers even as American college students face the toughest job market in decades. Specifically, they show that guest workers are exempt from social security taxes.

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Mr. Believable’s FBI File

, Cliff Kincaid

At least one school of journalism, at Arizona State University, is named after the widely venerated Walter Cronkite but FBI agents were not so credulous about “the most trusted man in America.”

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