Recent Articles

Gay Day of Silence

, Malcolm A. Kline

A homosexual group urges students nationwide to “take a vow of silence to peacefully protest the discrimination and harassment faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth in schools.”

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Another Mad March

, Malcolm A. Kline

While many of their peers were watching the NCAA Tournament, California professors mobilized their students to demonstrate against the governor’s proposed budget.

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Action Jackson

, Malcolm A. Kline

In Professor Winsome Jackson’s comparative government class at Sierra College, students received 20 bonus points for attending a play not exactly known for its geopolitical insights.

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Jihad Math

, Sean Grindlay

When the United States government subsidizes Islamic schools abroad, it may be feeding with a hand that gets bitten.

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Ad Hominem Academic

, Malcolm A. Kline

A professor calls Republicans “fascists” on his personal website but with his university linked to it, he opens up questions of whether academic liberty is at stake or pedagogical license has gone haywire

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Academic Hate Crime Hoax

, Sean Grindlay

A California professor who claimed to have been the victim of a “hate crime” was placed on paid leave last month after police determined that she herself had been the perpetrator.

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Recent Articles

Education Reform Goes Global

, Richard Thornburgh

To conceive of a better education system for the struggling classrooms of the United States, Andrew Coulson of the CATO institute invited education experts from Sweden and Chile to share thoughts on their success.

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Prof Weighs in on Wikileaks

, Malcolm A. Kline

Late last year, a law school professor weighed in on the wikileaks controversy over the reams of government documents, some confidential, which were published on the internet.

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Lessons From Chilean History

, James F. Davis

Is there a government in recent history that inherited runaway government spending, massive debt, entitlements and interference in the economy and turned it around? Yes, Chile in 1973.

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Queer Studies @ the MLA

, Allie Winegar Duzett

While those casually aware of the Modern Language Association (MLA) might assume that a panel on “Queer Studies and the Future of the Profession” would deal primarily with LGBTQ issues, this year, those people would be wrong.

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Palintologists @ The MLA

, Allie Winegar Duzett

At almost any gathering of the self-described intellectual elite, it seems that irrationally celebrating hatred of Sarah Palin is practically mandatory.  The 2011 Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention was no different.

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Dickens and Psychoanalysis

, Allie Winegar Duzett

At the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Conference earlier this year, the Dickens Society partnered with the American Psychoanalytic Association to put on a panel entitled “Dickens and Psychoanalysis.”

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