Recent Articles

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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Colorado Cracks

, Malcolm A. Kline

Despite the protests of Colorado elites, the record of the Rocky Mountain state on academic freedom hardly falls in the “Let a hundred flowers bloom” category.

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CROSS-DRESSING DAY

, Peter LaBarbera

At least one outraged mother pulled her children out of Carrier Mills-Stonefort Elementary School (kindergarten through 8th grade) after being informed about the cross-dressing day.

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AmaZinn’

, Malcolm A. Kline

A book review I wrote recently focused on a dissection of the work of historian Howard Zinn that appeared in the recently published Intellectual Morons by my predecessor at Accuracy in Academia, Dan Flynn. That review drew a sharp retort from one of Zinn’s many admirers in Academia.

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Recent Articles

Education Not Spelled J-O-B-S

, Malcolm A. Kline

Doubtless the president’s amen corner in academia loved it when he answered a debate question on jobs with a dissertation on education. Yet while academics may have stomped and whistled, those unenlightened folk outside the faculty lounge might be forgiven if they find the First Answer clueless.

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Shariah’s American Breeding Ground

, Malcolm A. Kline

We now know that the Muslim Students’ Association (MSA) in the United States served as a incubator for the spread of Shariah law in the Mideast.  No less a personage than Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi  can count himself an alumnus of the MSA.

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The Bill Ayers Primer

, Mary Grabar

Ayers and his allies used the “critical policy area” of education, and through four aims: “local school councils,” small schools, social justice teaching, and payment of reparations through education spending.

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Obama’s Academic Fight Club

, Malcolm A. Kline

Conspiracy theorists may go bananas over the latest evidence of collusion between higher education and the Obama Administration, but it may just be a case of birds of a feather working together, albeit more closely than ever.

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