Recent Articles

David Deming Fights Back

, Larry Scholer

After months of persecution by the administration of the University of Oklahoma, geophysicist David Deming answered back with more than a letter-to-the-editor or inter-office memo. He has sued OU officials in federal court.

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Democracy Codes

, Larry Scholer

Stefan Braun’s analysis of speech codes in Democracy Off Balance: Freedom of Expression and Hate Propaganda in Canada, is not relevant only to the situation in the author’s country.

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Christmas Makes a Comeback

, Malcolm A. Kline

Although the American Civil Liberties Union and its hand-maidens have been doing their level best to keep the Christmas spirit extinguished, the Catholic League reports that the spirit of the season is alive and well.

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Kwanzaa U

, Malcolm A. Kline

We are reminded in December by television commercials and billboards that this time of year, people not only celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah but also the African feast of Kwanzaa. But how African, or for that matter, how African-American is Kwanzaa?

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Iowa Indoctrination

, Larry Scholer

In order to major in journalism, students must take two prerequisites, one of which is Cultural and Historical Foundations Communication. Those who expect a course in the history of journalism will be disappointed.

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Nittany Nonsense

, Malcolm A. Kline

Penn State alumni urging the school’s president, Graham Spanier, to fire iconic college football coach Joe Paterno over the Nittany Lions recent losses may want to look at a bigger loser in University Park—the academic program.

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Recent Articles

For Profit or Unions?

, Spencer Irvine

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) held an online discussion via Google Plus on the role of for-profit colleges and universities such as DeVry University or University of Phoenix.

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Pre-$chool Pu$h

, Spencer Irvine

The Center for American Progress (CAP) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce held a four-hour conference on the importance of investing in early childhood education initiatives proposed by U.S. President Barack Obama several weeks ago.

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Cold War On Terror

, Accuracy in Academia

Find out what the War on Terror and the Cold War have in common in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.

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Hollywood: Swastika & Sickle

, Malcolm A. Kline

A Harvard scholar has unearthed archival evidence of the relationship of Hollywood producers to the Nazi government in the 1930s but most scholars stop short of implicating Left-wing icons in chronicling the run-up to World War II.

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Futility of Freshmen Seminars

, Malcolm A. Kline

Higher education may never be more irrelevant than when it tries hard to be relevant. In the Chronicle of Higher Education, Dan Berrett surveys a trio of seminars that await incoming freshmen at the University of Richmond (UR).

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Supplement Zinn With Facts

, Malcolm A. Kline

Purdue president Mitch Daniels’ efforts to keep Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States out of Indiana public schools while serving as governor of the state has drawn a predictable academic outcry.

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Obama Must Have Watched PBS

, Peter Rollins

President Obama’s recent extemporaneous remarks about Ho Chi Minh being a Jeffersonian Democrat may be the result of his viewing the PBS series entitled Vietnam: A Television History (1983).

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