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by | Jan 5, 2023

Former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton will become a professor of global politics and policy this fall at Columbia University.  The Ivy League university’s president, Lee Bollinger, announced today that Clinton will be a professor of practice…

by | May 5, 2022

The Columbia University Center for Justice titled the obituary of its cofounder “Kathy Boudin: A Great Life and a Great Loss.” Not until paragraph three does the reader, after first learning of “her lifelong work as an activist, organizer, teacher,…

by | Jun 16, 2021

A North Korean defector provided some stunning headlines this week when she appeared on national television to contend that certain parts of America have a more censorious and authoritarian culture than North Korea.  Yeonmi Park was 13 years old when…

by | Nov 26, 2020

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020 This cannot be happening. I am suddenly 76 years old. How did this happen so quickly? It seems like yesterday that I was having my sixth birthday at our little house on Caroline Avenue, in Silver…

by | Oct 8, 2020

There I was, at age 33, reading Atlas Shrugged. I was just being introduced to Ayn Rand, had just finished We the Living. As I am reading, a character describes Robin Hood as the pure embodiment of evil. That attack…

by | Sep 10, 2020

New York University is no longer content to be the second most important anti-Zionist campus in New York City. Columbia University, with its Center for Palestine Studies, has first place locked up. But lately my alma mater has accelerated its…

by | Jul 22, 2020

Brown University, the Ivy League college founded in 1764, is the latest high-profile academic institution to go all in for Palestine, a country that does not exist. Columbia University’s Center for Palestine Studies, a Ramallah on the Hudson, still occupies first…

by | May 12, 2019

When I was a junior in Montgomery Blair High School, my teacher, Mrs. F., asked us if we thought America lived up to its promises by having so much of a struggle over integrating the schools. (Remember this was 1961.)…

by | Nov 30, 2018

Twitter suspended Canadian feminist Meghan Murphy last week. Her offense? She wrote on the site that “men aren’t women.” A is A. 1 + 1 = 2. Water is wet. In North Korea, students learn that the United States started…

by | Mar 2, 2018

The Muse has descended on the curriculum developers at Columbia University: they have designed a class entitled Pop and Social Justice Songwriting 101. Which implies that there will be a 102. But it seems unlikely that Columbia students will be…

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