Category Archives: Higher Education Follies

Profiles in privilege

Many people in American society who promote socialist, Marxist and other totalitarian ideas want to deprive us of confidence, spirit and freedom. They discourage or deter positive attitudes by promoting victimology, “social justice,” and gender politics. Some women seem especially … Continue reading

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Education vs. asylum caretaking

American universities have become social Petri dishes where the toxic viruses called “diversity” and “inclusion” grow uncontrolled. Education, the antidote for multiculturalists’ chronic anger, hatred and resentment, apparently has been relegated to low priority in the modern academy. Administrative zeal … Continue reading

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A response to university activists

As I read reports of American campus activism by mindless, ignorant (mostly privileged) troublemakers, I long to see honest, courageous and intellectual rebuttals from university presidents and chancellors. Instead we read that they often grovel, apologize, capitulate and sometimes resign … Continue reading

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Mike Adams is on to something weird at UNC; again

Mike Adams, criminal justice professor and thorn-in-the-side of campus PC, diversity, speech codes, racial segregation and assorted perversions at a university near you, has recently exposed another episode of antics by unruly college-age children and their deranged professors. At his … Continue reading

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Reforms and accountability needed at Big Ed

Can Our Colleges Be Saved?

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Is sustainability sustainable?

sus-tain-a-ble  adj. 1. Capable of being sustained. It’s a simple English word with a clear meaning, but as with other words it has been euphemistically co-opted by evangelical activists to help convert students and gullible others to the religion of … Continue reading

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Failure to teach good thinking and good writing

George Leef at the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy writes another essay on the follies and failures of our universities to properly educate students. Of course, that process begins in elementary schools. Our colleges, however, should be admitting people … Continue reading

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