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by | Nov 28, 2022

Under the framework of critical race theory, we have been encouraged to view all institutions and elements of our society as products or promulgators of white supremacy. Among these newly “racist” doctrines is the role of merit in education and…

by | Nov 21, 2022

Today’s slackers come in roughly three varieties. The most obvious suspects are those millennials and Gen Zers who never returned to work after the COVID shutdown. Mom’s basement, a bag of Cheetos, and an iPhone or Xbox are all they…

by | Nov 4, 2022

Should the race of a minority student who is applying to a college or university give him or her an advantage over other applicants? This is the question that a group of college-bound students and their parents are asking the…

by | Oct 25, 2022

For those following the academic decline at U.S. universities, the decision by New York University to fire Maitland Jones Jr., an 84-year-old organic chemistry professor, comes as no surprise. Jones, who wrote the textbook on organic chemistry, retained a strict…

by | Sep 26, 2022

Much has been written about the intellectual failings of America’s institutions of higher learning, including their ignorance — or outright suppression — of the achievements of Western civilization, to which the modern university owes its existence. Far less, however, has…

by | Sep 25, 2022

On Aug. 12, the Wall Street Journal reported on “quiet quitting,” an approach to work brought to the forefront of public attention after the COVID-19 pandemic. Perhaps counterintuitively, quiet quitting doesn’t refer to employees’ resigning from their jobs but to…

by | Sep 24, 2022

What makes a person truly useful?

by | Sep 17, 2022

In the early 2000s, when I was a bi-vocational pastor for an Evanston church on Chicago’s North Shore, my wife and I had something of a Sunday afternoon ritual — a three-mile walk down Sheridan Road to Carmen’s Pizza in…

by | Sep 9, 2022

The inevitable happened last week in the world of college football. No, the big boys of the college game have not broken free of NCAA shackles to do their own highly profitable, self-governing thing. Not yet, anyway. The present inevitability…

by | Sep 7, 2022

Glenn Youngkin won the governorship of Virginia largely on a platform of anti-wokeness. He campaigned against the critical race theory propaganda that was spreading through Virginia’s public schools. As governor, he has maintained that stance for the most part. He…

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