Education

civilization

How to destroy civilization

June 3, 2020 7:14 am

Thanks to tenured radicals, we are witnessing the retribalization of the world

schools

Reopen schools now

May 26, 2020 8:04 am

Protect at-risk teachers — but let children learn

cambridge

Cambridge University is kowtowing to China

May 20, 2020 11:21 pm

Further investigation of Jesus College’s China Centre site suggests all is not well

covid college

Welcome to COVID College

May 14, 2020 12:17 pm

Corona bursts education’s business bubble

child passing on covid-19

No evidence of children passing on COVID-19 to relatives, says Icelandic study

May 12, 2020 12:31 pm

The study’s outcome appears to indicate that reopening schools would be safe

alec klein

Him too: is Alec Klein a predator — or a victim?

May 11, 2020 6:07 pm

An unwanted shoulder rub is a bit sleazy but it hardly places a man beyond redemption

zoom class

Forget Zoom college: it’s time for America’s youth to embrace entrepreneurship

May 4, 2020 12:04 pm

No one should pay $40,000 a year for an online college degree

scientific

How Britain can overcome its scientific illiteracy

April 21, 2020 11:04 am

People have a completely false concept about the nature of science

homeschooling

My ill-fated foray into homeschooling

March 20, 2020 9:06 am

Those who cannot teach, reach (for a pistol)

schools

Want to save public schools? Embrace school choice

March 9, 2020 11:33 am

The point of education programs isn’t to empower schools — it’s to empower students

japan

Why ‘safe spaces’ are nowhere to be seen on Japan’s college campuses

February 25, 2020 11:39 am

Japan is like Switzerland in the culture wars, a safe haven where the hostilities raging elsewhere can be observed but avoided

feminism

Left-wing feminism is no ally of women

February 24, 2020 11:26 am

Capitalism may not always improve women’s lives as fast as we’d like, but it does provide steadily increasing freedom

epic

An epic mistake from one of the world’s best universities

February 21, 2020 1:39 pm

This Homer and Virgil business at Oxford is actually a proxy war

education

Bloomberg’s education policies deserve much more scrutiny

February 21, 2020 9:12 am

He got grilled about everything else on Wednesday — why not this?

espinoza

Espinoza v. Montana is about families, not religion

February 6, 2020 9:03 am

Is it appropriate for federal funds to be used to enroll students at religious schools?

high-schoolers

We’re all high-schoolers now

February 3, 2020 12:05 pm

In the age of social media, we have the largest mobs in the history of mankind

nathan cofnas philosophers

Academics are trying to get my paper retracted — and some of them haven’t even read it

January 31, 2020 4:14 pm

Philosophy is ultimately about questioning orthodoxies and challenging taboos

yale art history woolf

Stalin at Yale

January 28, 2020 3:05 pm

Art history for the age of identity politics

canceled cancellation insurance cancel culture

So you’ve been canceled. Here’s how to fight back

January 24, 2020 12:53 pm

Let’s make 2020 the year cancel culture gets canceled

sarah lawrence college higher education

A new mob at Sarah Lawrence College

January 24, 2020 12:29 pm

Hope for Gen Z?

defend

Defend your friends

January 22, 2020 4:48 am

The silence of decent people allows the bullies to get away with it

freedom

2019 was not a good year for freedom of speech

January 11, 2020 8:50 am

Is everything rosy in the groves of academe?

college food

The real reason for college food fights

December 2, 2019 2:55 pm

Scarcely a month passes without a food-related scandal causing uproar on campus

bucharest

Why is there more intellectual freedom in Bucharest than Cambridge?

November 27, 2019 1:54 pm

The students in Romania were doing what students are supposed to do: hearing each side of the argument

unread library

How to converse with know-it-alls

November 26, 2019 9:43 am

Exposing the Unread Library Effect