Recent Articles

Radical Islam in the wake of 9/11

, Jason Livingood

While the educational establishment promotes a study of Islam that downplays the acts of the more extreme practitioners of the creed, the author of a new book shows the danger of such an approach.

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Behind Day Care Doors

, Nicole Tigno

Are day care centers as beneficial for children as the academic experts tell us they are or do they produce troubled children? A new book tries to answer that question.

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Recent Articles

Inside the MLA

, Accuracy in Academia

Read Accuracy in Academia’s inside account of the Modern Language Association in the latest issue of AIA’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.

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MLA Requiem

, Malcolm A. Kline

A pair of professors objected to our coverage of them at the Modern Language Association (MLA) meeting in Boston this year. Near as we can figure out, what they objected to was the fact that we covered them.

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Her first clue should have been the word “ruler”

, Malcolm A. Kline

“The increasing favoritism shown by ostensibly elected or revolutionary heads of state in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt to their immediate kin—the Tunisian president’s in-laws, the Libyan leader’s tribesmen, the Egyptian ruler’s son—was an infuriating affront…

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The Real Haters

, Accuracy in Academia

“There is nothing that arid, overly specialized academicians—who usually attain tenure without ever writing a readable work of interest to the cultivated general reader—hate more than well-written popular history.”—Aram Bakshian,Jr., The American Spectator, February 2013.

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More Brain Food, Please

, Deborah Lambert

British researchers recently demonstrated that the works of Shakespeare and Wordsworth are “rocket-boosters” to the brain and provide more therapeutic benefits than self-help books.

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