Education

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The irony of the war on Yale fraternities

February 19, 2019 5:17 pm

Do the women bringing the lawsuit realize that, by virtue of being Ivy League students, they too are privileged?

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Will history survive?

February 18, 2019 6:23 am

The ongoing monument controversy shows the susceptibility of ‘liberating tolerance’ to fanaticism

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Let’s not demystify the vagina, please

February 15, 2019 10:28 am

In eroticism, there is only a small step from the sublime to the ridiculous

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The weedman cometh

February 8, 2019 11:06 am

I don’t want a drug shop in our family neighborhood

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Why the left are so scared of Turning Point

February 7, 2019 4:35 pm

The response to the group’s launch demonstrated the need to launch it

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What does anyone learn from the banning of Ben Shapiro?

February 5, 2019 2:18 am

Institutions of higher learning should focus on educating people, not on bringing them together

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Why are academics defending pedophilia?

January 28, 2019 12:09 pm

A professor at one of the US’s top universities identifies ‘benefits’ for children in having sex with adults

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Smirking, the infamous facial expression of the far-right

January 23, 2019 9:46 am

Let’s punch away their problematic adoration of Trump until nothing remains but a hollow shell of the boys they once were

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Who is the real Nathan Phillips?

January 22, 2019 1:13 pm

He isn’t a Vietnam veteran

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The progressive war on Catholic private schools

January 22, 2019 12:16 pm

First Georgetown Prep, now Covington. Who’s next?

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The dangers of ‘neurodiversity’: why do people want to stop a cure for autism being found?

January 17, 2019 11:34 am

The neurodiversity movement claims that autism is not a problem. This is nonsense

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The trial of Peter Boghossian

January 11, 2019 8:24 pm

Within a few days, Peter received a letter from Portland State University informing him that there were concerns he had fabricated data

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The sideways thinking of Silicon Valley

January 11, 2019 4:25 pm

Our disrupting tech titans have come up with something so new that only the whole of the rest of the world has already heard of it

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The unending war against masculinity and men

January 10, 2019 12:13 pm

If the APA is looking for toxicity, it should start by examining itself

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Ohio State lecturer bans students from saying ‘illegal immigrants’

January 9, 2019 2:59 pm

They’re ‘unauthorized’ and you are forbidden to say otherwise

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The great awokening

January 3, 2019 8:36 am

Do social justice warriors believe in magic?

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The myth of white exceptionalism

December 21, 2018 8:49 am

We are currently living through a period of change in our moral order

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The real Harvard admissions scandal is hiding in plain sight

November 15, 2018 7:35 am

It’s not just the discrimination against Asian-American students. It’s the ‘legacy preferences’ that ensure the rich get in

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The dangerous silence in higher education

November 10, 2018 9:13 am

I suggested that more balance was needed in academic programming. Within hours, my office door and surrounding corridor was vandalized

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Free speech and expensive schools in South Dakota

October 5, 2018 8:18 am

Leaked documents suggest a showdown is coming

‘Don’t quote me. They would kill me’: A professor speaks about Brett Kavanaugh and #MeToo at Harvard

October 4, 2018 5:24 am

Is the Harvard Law campaign against Brett Kavanaugh opening the door to an inquisition that could lay waste to its senior faculty?

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Yes, the Grievance Studies hoax is hilarious – but it’s also rather worrying

October 3, 2018 6:45 am

In order for a society to remain even vaguely healthy it has to have healthy institutions. And for institutions to be healthy, they need to be justly respected

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Revenge of the woke physicists

October 2, 2018 1:50 pm

If feminist physicists think Professor Strumia’s analysis is scientifically unsound, pick holes in his argument

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Did conservatives win the culture war?

September 26, 2018 3:05 pm

I always used to think liberals had won the culture war and conservatives had won the economic war. Now I’m not so sure

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The trouble with American universities: I talk to Jamie Kirchick

September 19, 2018 12:53 pm

Life’n’Arts podcast with the Brookings Institute fellow running for a seat on Yale’s board