Education

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Wisconsin students wage war against racist rock

November 23, 2020 8:42 am

Their demands are growing boulder

past cambridge rustat reparations

Reparations can’t right the wrongs of the past

November 21, 2020 3:55 pm

Why, precisely, should the students and scholars of Jesus College today bear responsibility for a centuries-old wrong?

student loan

Student loan forgiveness is a giveaway to the rich

November 18, 2020 2:44 pm

Plumbers and retail workers will pay for the degrees of doctors and lawyers

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Why academics hold Thatcher and Trump in such contempt

November 18, 2020 9:15 am

Now and again I gently take on my Trump-hating colleagues

campus

Who’s really being silenced on campus?

November 1, 2020 2:14 pm

Universities are radicalizing minorities

schools

Bring back small high schools

October 25, 2020 4:41 pm

A school, whether consisting of one room or 20 rooms, ought to embody and reinforce a sense of place

nice white parents

Nice and nasty

October 21, 2020 4:00 pm

The mother of all school controversies

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The demise of American schooling

October 12, 2020 11:01 am

Taxpayers have no reason whatever to continue to support the US educational profession, such as it is

private schools

Creeping critical race theory in Manhattan’s private schools

October 2, 2020 5:59 pm

‘At the two private schools my sons attend in New York City, a new kind of “education” is now in full force’

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western civilization

It isn’t always easy to give money away

October 1, 2020 8:58 am

Just try funding a Western Civilization program at an Australian university

fascism

Fascism: the most abused term in America

September 24, 2020 3:34 pm

I doubt there has ever been a time when fewer actual fascists and actual socialists existed than today

new world

The myth of the ‘stolen country’

September 23, 2020 11:23 pm

What should the Europeans have done with the New World?

1776

1619, 1776 and all that

September 23, 2020 9:35 am

There are many signs, including the announcement of the 1776 Commission, that the conscience of the country is awakening

liberalism

Is liberalism really a mental illness?

September 15, 2020 7:22 pm

Getting right in the head

david hume

David Hume and George Bernard Shaw…your time has come

September 14, 2020 5:26 pm

Great British thinkers are no longer ok

goodhart

Too much learning is a dangerous thing

September 10, 2020 9:07 am

Head, Hand, Heart: Why Intelligence Is Over-Rewarded, Manual Workers Matter, and Caregivers Deserve More Respect by David Goodhart reviewed

sandel

Being a do-gooder did me no good at all

September 10, 2020 12:26 am

People who throw themselves into good works are actually esteemed less than scurrilous hacks

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Cease and resist: how to fight the illiberal left

September 1, 2020 8:52 am

What actions does your conscience forbid? Write a list and tape it to your refrigerator

phyllis chesler feminism

A funeral for feminism

August 24, 2020 9:02 am

Ye Olde woman-specific issues are no longer academically trendy

hyperbole

Hyperbole radicalism and the politics of exaggeration

August 17, 2020 9:17 am

Why progressives compete to be edgiest, most out-there taboo breakers

soft bigotry

The soft bigotry of lowering exam standards

August 4, 2020 2:38 pm

The educational elite has found another way to keep black students down

illinois State Representative La Shawn Ford (D-IL), center, Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), left, and former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner

The end of history in Illinois

August 4, 2020 6:26 am

State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford wants the subject abolished

timothy gordon

Another teacher targeted by the thought police

August 3, 2020 5:58 pm

Calling Black Lives Matter a terrorist organization loses you your job

homeschooling

The rise of homeschooling

July 27, 2020 2:57 pm

Homeschools may no longer be old school thanks to COVID-19