Recent Articles

Onward Christian Lawsuit

, Malcolm A. Kline

A former Temple student has finally been given the go-ahead in his lawsuit against two university officials who, he contends, forced him into a psychiatric ward.

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A Model College, and Man

, Malcolm A. Kline

“We have succeeded in sending a great many people to college and university,” Russell Kirk noted more than 25 years ago. “We have not succeeded in educating most of them.”

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Great Books Come to Clemson

, Malcolm A. Kline

Introducing a Great Books curriculum in a state university today is a lot like staging a production of “Fiddler on the Roof” in Saudi Arabia, but Dr. Mark Winchell has succeeded in bringing the classics to Clemson University, albeit one course at a time.

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Barely Civic

, Sean Grindlay

Although civic education is as important today as ever, the median number of high school civics courses has declined by two-thirds over the past 30 years, one scholar reports.

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Brown Decision at 50

, Sean Grindlay

“The promise of Brown will never be fulfilled,” a civil rights leader argues, “if the educational establishment, its enablers, [and] its cheerleaders resist reforms proven to elevate black educational achievement.”

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Recent Articles

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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