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Rethinking College Education in America

In an interview last month at the Hoover Institution, the estimable Victor Davis Hanson, speaking in character, made a typically provocative comment. “For what we are paying for every provost…

Higher Ed Must Evolve or Die

I am intimately familiar with the frustrations that typify the higher education bubble from my vantage point here at one of America’s liberal arts institutions. To list a few, there…

Coronavirus Vs. The Deep State Educational Complex

Post-coronavirus conditions will reveal many dramatic changes in our economy and society.  A number of employers who were capable of having their employees work from home will have found that…

Lenin’s Train Goes Chugging through American Education

After the October Revolution, propaganda trains toured the Russian countryside with actors and artists on board, officials, a printing press, a mobile movie theater, posters, and leaflets to be thrown from the windows.…

Socialism In Education

It would be virtually impossible to find a better example of socialism here in the United States than the public schooling systems that exist in every U.S. state. Ironically, it…

K–12: The World According to Orwell’s 1984

Most critics agree that George Orwell’s 1984 is a supremely great novel.  But is it suitable for teenagers?  After all, this book is a grim portrayal of a totalitarian dystopia, and for many readers, it…