In The Worm in the Apple, Peter Brimelow sets out to expose teacher unions as corrupt, selfish institutions that relentlessly pick at the public’s bank account, only to distribute ever-increasing government funds (formerly tax dollars) inefficiently at best, self-servingly at worst.
Three veterans of the campus culture wars will discuss their experiences in a July 8 event sponsored by Accuracy in Academia.
In Resurrecting Empire, the director of Columbia University’s Middle East Institute weighs in on the situation in Iraq.
You know that political correctness has gotten out of hand when even leftist stalwart Marcus Raskin conveys his distaste for some of the excesses of PC language.
That’s right. At Duke University, students can get credit for a course entitled “Campus Culture and Drinking,” according to the American Council of Trustees and Alumni.
Some professors not only have erroneous knowledge of their own subjects but also feel obligated to preach about that which they do not know.
In the span of a month, two killings have shocked the college community at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, leading to questions regarding the UNC system’s admission policies as well as campus security.
Making its break from reality official, the American Association of University Professors named as its new chief a college administrator who is famous for sponsoring conferences on sex at a state university.
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, a conservative professor has PC administrators ruing the day they granted him tenure.
Last month, commencement-day speakers around the country used the podium to deliver the same sort of political broadsides that students can expect to hear if they tune in to this year’s Democratic convention.
Perhaps for the first time, a Bush Administration official has admitted that there were problems with the last president’s No Child Left Behind (NCLB) education reforms.
For years, claims of liberal biases on college campuses have run rampant. Peter Wood and Michael Toscano of the National Association of Scholars set out to test these claims in a thorough investigation of Bowdoin College.
An actual title—Bob Meister, Professor of Political and Social Thought in the Department of the History of Consciousness, UC Santa Cruz
“What we do is we encourage people to go to college promiscuously.”— Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association @ the bloggers’ briefing at the Heritage Foundation.
Egyptian human rights activist Cynthia Farahat, the author of the political novel, Cognac, will speak at the next Accuracy in Academia Author’s Night on May 30, 2013. Complementary food and beverages will be provided.
Cynthia Farahat, the author of the political novel, Cognac, will speak at the next Accuracy in Academia Author’s Night on May 30, 2013.
Although academics have never been in short supply to discuss political scandals, there seems to be a caveat: They tend to be crises in which Republicans are the alleged malefactors.
This goes way beyond the Supreme Court ruling that to constitute illegal sexual harassment, sexual advances or other verbal or physical conduct must be severe and pervasive, and create a hostile environment.
John Allison’s book, The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism is the World Economy’s Only Hope, skewers the federal government.
A 90-page report about leftist bias at the University of California has stirred controversy among academics and other interested parties, but so far, the targets of the study have chosen silence as their weapon of choice.