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“Hamilton” at the MLA

, Spencer Irvine

“Hamilton,” a popular Broadway hip-hop musical, has now made it into the Modern Language Association consciousness. At the 2017 convention held in Philadelphia, one professor dissected the significance of the musical for minorities in America….

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MLA Vocabulary Contest

, Malcolm A. Kline

There is at least one way in which the Modern Language Association (MLA) that thousands of English professors belong to lives up to its name: they traverse in a vocabulary most of us working stiffs…

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Workers of Berkeley Unite!

, Malcolm A. Kline

Now here’s a man-bites-dog story: Labor strife at Berkeley. Janitorial, custodial and cafeteria workers at Berkeley are fighting to maintain their raise from $9 to $17 an hour with benefits at a university that prides…

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Women’s Marchers, Unite!

, Paul Kengor

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared at the American Spectator. “The most important task,” said communist dictator Kim Il Sung in October 1971, in his address to the Democratic Women’s Union of North Korea, “is…

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MLA-BDS Aftermath: A Star Is Born

, Malcolm A. Kline

Just as political careers are often launched from electoral defeats, so too do academic careers blossom when Left wing movements fail. Examples of the former abound, from Ronald Reagan’s rise in the wake of the…

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