Recent Articles

Fahrenheit 7-11

, Malcolm A. Kline

As millions line up to see “Fahrenheit 9/11” in large metropolitan areas, a small but growing number of reviewers are questioning the so-called documentary’s accuracy.

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An Education from A to Z

, Michele Nagar

In an effort to revive their atrophied brain cells before the swiftly approaching fall semester, college students turn to two experts from the world of publishing and academia for a belated summer reading list.

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Bankrupt Myth of the Robber Barons

, Sean Grindlay

History shows that independent entrepreneurs routinely outperform their government-subsidized counterparts, says Dr. Burt Folsom, but historical examples of this principle are frequently excluded from today’s textbooks.

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BLT: Bucknell’s Leftward Tilt

, Sean Grindlay

Conservative students shouldn’t be afraid of being seen as novelties, says Charles Mitchell, president of the Bucknell University Conservatives Club. “If you’re an out-of-the-closet conservative on campus, you’re most likely a novelty anyway.”

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Recent Articles

Academics Discover Slackers

, Malcolm A. Kline

To the uncredentialled, it may often appear that academics receive many degrees, not to mention a multitude of research grants, in order to ascertain what many can figure out by simple observation.

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Academic Matrix of Domination

, Deborah Lambert

Dr. Walter Williams, a distinguished economics professor at George Mason University, noted recently that taxpayers have an imperfect understanding of the academic rot that exists at our nation’s colleges, adding that “what distinguishes one college from the other is the magnitude of that rot.”

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Modern-Day Ethical Dilemmas

, Malcolm A. Kline

“Those who find it comfortable going into high ethical strictures go into politics, those who don’t do into academia.”—Michigan State University economist Steven Waldman noted wryly at the fifth anniversary of the Free State Foundation.

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