John Kenneth Galbraith was a leader in American academia in condemning the market economy without ever, it appears, actually having studied it.
A student at Roger Williams University who benefited from a minority scholarship fund uses this experience to help an ethnic group he views as disadvantaged—white Americans.
Students signing up for an Introduction to Fiction course at Purdue University expecting to experience Hemingway might find themselves surprised to be watching a movie noted mostly for its nudity.
Oklahoma University officials crack down on a geophysicist who backs gun ownership but showcase an anthropologist who thinks cannibals get a bad rap.
At Purdue, a history professor takes a vaguely obscene view of America’s past.
Decades of teaching in colleges and universities and exposure to alleged history textbooks such as the California-approved Rereading America led Dr. George Zilbergeld to compose his own textbook, audaciously entitled A Reader for the Politically Incorrect.
In her book The Language Police, Diane Ravitch opens our eyes to the world behind school textbooks, a world ruled by censorship and dictated by the demands of interest groups.
When colleges and universities talk about inclusion, there is always one group that they try to leave out—Vietnam War veterans.
There is no question that most academicians are liberal acolytes. There is no question that this is true even among so-called religious institutions.
A veteran public school teacher offers some observations that the National Education Association probably won’t like.
While many in the mainstream press wasted no time in blaming conservatives for creating a climate of incivility that led to the tragedy in Tucson, a leading academic, UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau also stepped up to the plate several days after the event to blame what he called the “climate” of speech in Arizona for the shooting.
Overlooking a student government president’s citizenship status because he is on the right side of an amnesty bill for illegal aliens.
One of the biggest expenditures in many state budgets is educational bureaucracies.
The latest teaching tool to show up in America’s classrooms is the Apple iPad, a product that many educators seem to view as the magic potion that will ignite a lifetime of learning for our nation’s students.
“Pragmatism is the magic word to describe what liberals want, but do not want to argue for.”— University of Virginia professor of politics James W. Ceaser
October’s East Asian Summit, held in Hanoi, Vietnam, offered hope of a peaceful integration of the rising Chinese hegemony into Southeast Asia’s governing community.
The venerable James Buckley addressed a group of roughly 60 attendees at the Heritage Foundation last week.
Taxing the oil industry and refusing access to important U.S. shale reserves would drive up both the Federal government’s debt and the U.S. unemployment rate, according to Kyle Isakower of the American Petroleum Institute.
In their search for villains, media elites, not to mention political ones, frequently overlook genuine malefactors.
A team of academics just discovered what political pros have known for years: Negative advertising works.