Recent Articles

The Black and Hispanic Graduation Problem

, Lance Izumi

Instead of putting out false statistics that mask the failure of public education, state officials should be pushing model schools like the American Indian Public Charter School. For the sake of our children, it’s time to be honest and implement what works.

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Campus Cowards

, Bob Parks

Liberals are the first to say that campuses are places that embrace the free and open debate of ideas. Now it would appear there is more ammo to back up the old assertion that this is false.

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Reagan for the Book

, Larry Scholer

Ronald Reagan’s two landslide victories in presidential elections obscure the road he traveled to become the Republican nominee. His failed bid for the 1976 Republican nomination would propel him four years later to the nomination and ultimately the presidency.

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Africa Studied, For Real

, Malcolm A. Kline

Economists and the textbooks they rely on usually cannot explain the economic collapse that accompanies socialism because they gloss over the role that property rights play in assuring prosperity.

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Recent Articles

Reagan’s Good Neighbor Policy

, Malcolm A. Kline

“Reagan rejected the traditional Cold War notion among American policy makers that the best defense against a Communist threat from the left was a strong dictatorship of the right,” Lynch writes.

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Those who can’t do…

, Accuracy in Academia

“It was almost stereotypical of Vietnam decision makers to assume that what they could not do simply could not be done.”
—Hollins University political science professor Edward A. Lynch in his book, The Cold War’s Last Battlefield: Reagan, the Soviets, and Central America.

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Real vs. Virtual Austerity

, Spencer Irvine

The reason that European countries have not completely pulled out of their recessions is that their entitlement reforms “are a failure,” because “politicians rarely take the path of spending cuts.” Instead, “they take…a path that leans heavily toward tax increases.”

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