Recent Articles

Colleges Choking On Cash

, Malcolm A. Kline

School officials have no trouble finding projects to spend budget dollars on: Duke University, for example, gives each freshman a cutting-edge high tech i-pod for no particular reason.

Read the full article →

Ivory Tower Inanities

, Kinga Krisko

The move towards distance education leaves many professors feeling left out and their resistance typifies their attitude towards educational progress, according to the authors of a new book

Read the full article →

NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND?

, Abraham Taylor

Despite the harsh criticism this election season has spawned of President George W. Bush’s No Child Left Behind (NCLB), progress is being made, according to its proponents.

Read the full article →

From Abject To Zinn

, Malcolm A. Kline

In his new book, Intellectual Morons, author Dan Flynn gives us a handy reference guide to 16 opinion leaders whose own conclusions were dubiously arrived at, and widely accepted, particularly in academia.

Read the full article →

Anti-American Idol at UT Austin

, Malcolm A. Kline

When conservative students at the University of Texas (UT) at Austin created a satiric scholarship to reward anti-Americanism, those young Tories named it after a journalism professor at the school who richly deserves the recognition.

Read the full article →

Recent Articles

Giving back

, Malcolm A. Kline

George Washington University School of Business Hosts 3rd Annual “Business Gives Back” on April 20. What did they take?

Read the full article →

Wallowing In Crimson Irony

, Malcolm A. Kline

At a time of record public deficits, personal bankruptcies and business failures at home, not to mention fatal U. S. embassy attacks abroad, only an academic could believe we are being well-governed.

Read the full article →

The Fix Is In

, Malcolm A. Kline

President Obama may have spoken warmly about charter schools but don’t expect his administration to do anything to aid them anytime soon.

Read the full article →

Disabling Definitions

, Malcolm A. Kline

A Wharton School economist went a long way towards diagnosing the causes of the explosion in federal disability insurance costs but couldn’t quite bring himself to go the distance.

Read the full article →

Third Way of Parenting

, Malcolm A. Kline

A professor from a Lutheran college offers an interpretation of the crises affecting American families that is not frequently heard: Children need both parents.

Read the full article →

A Two-Fer

, Malcolm A. Kline

“It pollutes our discourse with self-congratulation and self-flagellation at the same time.”—Bill McClay of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on “social justice” as currently defined.

Read the full article →

Staying on Message

, Malcolm A. Kline

“The lesson of the Left’s sustained commitment to ‘social justice’ is that sustained commitment to a message, no matter how flawed, will eventually win out.”—Samuel Gregg of the Acton Institute at the Philadelphia Society meeting…

Read the full article →