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Higher Education Is Failing America

September 30, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Richard Vedder is such a giant in education and economics that he was able to persuade 28 colleagues to write detailed pre-published comments about his new book RESTORING THE PROMISE which catalogues the failure of higher education in America. The Carnegie Commission on Education (year) and the books written by […]

FBI Exposes Wealthy Parents Rigging College For Kids. But It Was Always Rigged.

March 13, 2019 by

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By Mary Clare Amselem ~ The FBI dropped a new bombshell on Tuesday, and this time the scandal is Russian-free. Dozens of wealthy parents, including notable celebrities, were charged in a college admissions scandal and accused of paying a total of $25 million in payments to cheat their children into school. According to Politico, “parents […]

Education Australia – How A Monoversity Tried To Shut Up Bettina Arndt

August 2, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Our Australian universities are really monoversities –  enemies of intellectual diversity:   Administrators at Melbourne’s La Trobe University have done an about-face on a decision to block sex therapist Bettina Arndt from addressing a student Liberal Club event, but have told the club it will have to pay for extra security… La […]

Justice Department Weighs In To Protect Free Speech On Campus

July 26, 2018 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky and Christopher Baldacci ~ In the face of Orwellian speech codes on campus—and with the help of advocacy groups like Speech First Inc.—college students have been fighting to defend their First Amendment right to free speech. Now, they can count the Justice Department as one of their strongest allies. Earlier this year, […]

University For Ecological Goddesses

July 7, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Not often can one safely predict that the next generation will be more brainless and useless than the last: The Portland State University Women’s Studies department will offer a course next semester exploring “ecological feminist spirituality” and the potential for an “ecological revolution.” “Ecofeminist Spirituality” is a senior-level course taught by […]

The Academics Who Prove We Need Western Civilisation

July 4, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Here in Australia, the Academics opposing a grant to teach Western civilisation at Sydney University show why it’s actually needed. Kevin Donnelly: The most recent attack by Sydney University’s National Tertiary Education Union — condemning the proposed Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation for pro­moting a “triumphalist and selective vision of European […]

Blainey: ANU Hides Behind “Academic Autonomy”

June 24, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ I’ve never heard Geoffrey Blainey – our greatest historian – as angry as he is in damning the Australian National University for rejecting a $2 million donation to teach Western civilisation:  [ANU vice-chancellor Brian] Schmidt has…relied almost solely on the argument that the university must be autonomous… Academic autonomy, while important, […]

Campus Life: No Platforming

October 10, 2016 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to The Independent (UK): “The President of the National Union for Students (NUS) has defended the the union’s No Platform policy, claiming places of education should be “safe spaces in which to debate and discuss ideas”.Malia Bouattia, who was elected NUS President in April, said ‘no platforming’ – a […]