Education

awokening

The great awokening

January 3, 2019 8:36 am

Do social justice warriors believe in magic?

exceptionalism

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

university of south dakota

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

culture war

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

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The neo-Marxist takeover of our universities

September 6, 2018 9:35 am

We owe the fact we haven’t been bamboozled by socialist snake-oil salesmen to the innate good sense of the ordinary working man

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It’s not science I don’t trust – it’s the scientists

August 23, 2018 8:42 am

The world of social science is overwhelmingly left-wing that almost inevitably its studies will show conservatives as blinkered and dim

Conservatives are wrong about free speech

July 6, 2018 4:04 pm

The consensus is that we all have to watch what we say. But is it true?

The diversity trap

June 22, 2018 1:34 pm

Quotas mean discrimination. Britain must learn from Americas mistake.

USC should fire its president – and every bureaucrat who could have stopped George Tyndall’s campaign of abuse

May 23, 2018 4:54 am

A gynaecologist at one of America’s top universities is in the midst of a sexual assault scandal. Now its students and faculty are demanding change.

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Ben Shapiro, the child prodigy gone right

May 11, 2018 3:24 pm

A day with the host of the fastest growing conservative podcast, as he addresses his biggest ever student crowd

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None of my Harvard students thinks Brexit is a good idea

April 21, 2018 4:41 pm

When I asked my study group at Harvard’s Kennedy School whether Brexit was a good idea, not a single hand went up

How Stephen Hawking moved me to tears

March 14, 2018 7:49 am

Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. Here, Kate Chisholm describes listening to the Cambridge professor deliver the…

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Steven Pinker: my advice to the new president of Harvard

February 22, 2018 2:59 pm

Universities are becoming laughing stocks of intolerance, with non-leftist speakers drowned out by jeering mobs