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Happy Thanksgiving

, Malcolm A. Kline

Public school administrators in Maryland are attempting an even more difficult feat than capturing shadows, namely, teaching students about the origin of Thanksgiving without mentioning God.

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Rent A Police State

, Malcolm A. Kline

The campus security guards once derided by students as “rent-a-cops” are now giving the term “thought police” a very literal meaning, if the experience of two Stanford University Ph. D. candidates serves as any guide.

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Chapel Hill vs. Western Civ, Again

, Jon Sanders

The bunch, which includes a few professors (a very few, let it be said), are arguing that my column is acceptable grounds upon which the university’s College of Arts and Sciences must desist in their efforts to propose a program in Western Civilization that would win an outside grant worth several million dollars.

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Draft Disinformation at Morehead

, Malcolm A. Kline

When Aaron Jones attempted to respond to a misleading flyer distributed by the College Democrats at Morehead State University, he found himself hit with a response from a faculty member that looked just as deceptive as the original student group’s handout.

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Reed Irvine, R. I. P.

, Malcolm A. Kline

Reed Irvine started AIA in 1985 because he saw that too many professors were using classrooms the way that too many reporters used newsrooms—to influence events rather than provide actual accounts of the past and present.

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Academia Adrift

, Malcolm A. Kline

Those who think that critics of higher education seek to use classrooms for conservative training camps rather than ideological laboratories of the left should hear what economist Roger Meiners has to say.

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Recent Articles

Fighting Ideological War

, Kate Powley

The Heritage Foundation hosted a lecture on Thursday, May 24 with Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo of the Westminster Institute contrasting the UK’s methods of radical Islamic terrorism engagement to those of the U.S.

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Stimulus Money for Racial Studies

, Cliff Kincaid

An important revelation from author Edward Klein is the name of the Obama ally who allegedly offered a $150,000 bribe to Obama pastor Jeremiah Wright to be quiet until after the 2008 election. Klein named him as Dr. Eric Whitaker, executive vice president and associate dean at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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Antidote to Anti-Catholic Tyranny

, Malcolm A. Kline

In his new book, The Tyranny of Clichés: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas, author Jonah Goldberg delivers a more full-throated defense of Catholicism than students are likely to get in many Jesuit universities.

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Academia’s for-profit Angst

, Malcolm A. Kline

While the academic world is overwhelmingly either non-profit or attached to state and local governments, left-leaning academics are warning of the danger of the relatively tiny for-profit sector in higher education.

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Social Justice Bill of Rights

, Malcolm A. Kline

“A ‘social justice bill of rights’ might begin, ‘Government must provide…” a home, car, job, French bulldog puppy, whatever.”—Jonah Goldberg , The  Tyranny of Cliché`s.

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Indefensible SUVs

, Sara Cummings

The Heritage Foundation invited Army Reserve engineer Colonel Kerry Kachejian  to speak about his book, SUVs Suck in Combat, and his military service in Iraq.

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Tale of Two Commencements

, Accuracy in Academia

Is Georgetown reacting to the crisis over U. S. health care regulations that affect religious schools or stimulating it? Find out in the June issue of AIA’s Campus Report newsletter.

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Biased Campuses & Free Pizza

, Malcolm A. Kline

Biased Campuses & Free Pizza

 

How biased are the campuses?

 

A debate between

 

John K. Wilson of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

 

&

 

Mal Kline, Executive Director, Accuracy in Academia (AIA)

 

 

Thursday

June 14, 2012

6-8 PM

The Van Andel Center

The Heritage Foundation

214 Massachusetts Ave., NE

Washington, D. C.

The event is free for all Capitol Hill and Washington, D. C. –area interns  but please R. S. V. P. mal.kline@academia.org or call (202)364-3085 so that we can get a head count for food..

This event is part of The Frank A. Fusco Conservative University Lecture Series this year, made possible by a generous grant from The Frank A. Fusco and Nelly Goletti Fusco Foundation.

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Message In A Bottle

, Malcolm A. Kline

“So the question is, Can the ideas stand on their own merit regardless of who said them? It could be Kaczynski, it could be Mother Teresa, it could be Mr. Anonymous—the ideas are what they are, and the arguments are what they are. So I think from a rational standpoint we should say we can treat the ideas in abstraction from the circumstances in which they appear.”—David F. Skrbina, a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Michigan

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