The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Free Speech on Campus: ‘It Is Vital That UVA Lose This Case, and Lose Badly’

A federal judge has rejected the University of Virginia’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Kieran Ravi Bhattacharya, a former UVA medical student who was suspended after he asked a few questions during a campus panel presentation on “microaggressions.” Robby Soave’s account of the case is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand […]

Democrats and the War on ‘Whiteness’

Berea College in Kentucky has scheduled an event about “Trumpism and white citizenship as forms of white terrorism enacted against the majority of people living within the borders of the U.S. and beyond.” When this event drew national attention, the college defended the event as a “dialogue . . . essential to understanding racism and […]

Arithmetic Is Now ‘White Supremacy’?

That seems to be the belief of public education bureaucrats: The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) recently encouraged teachers to register for training that encourages “ethnomathematics” and argues, among other things, that White supremacy manifests itself in the focus on finding the right answer. An ODE newsletter sent last week advertises a Feb. 21 “Pathway […]

The Destructive Meaning of ‘Equality’

Comrade DeBlasio last week declared: “I’d like to say very bluntly our mission is to redistribute wealth. . . A lot of people bristle at that phrase. That is, in fact, the phrase we need to use.” The subject, believe it or not, was K-12 schools in New York City. How could anyone view public […]

Can Mere Words Describe How Bad ‘Doctor’ Jill Biden’s Dissertation Really Is?

Having endeavored to read the dissertation for which the wife of the alleged President-elect received a Doctorate of Education, Kyle Smith tries to explain how awful it is: “To call Jill Biden’s dissertation thin gruel is an insult to gruel. . . . The dissertation, Student Retention at the Community College: Meeting Students’ Needs, shimmers […]

The Anti-‘Anti-Racist’ Professor

Donald Douglas has been a professor of history and political science at California’s Long Beach City College for 20 years, and for the past decade or so he has been besieged by leftist trolls because he is a conservative who blogs at American Power. Under the terms of identity politics, Professor Douglas counts toward his […]

A Blue-Collar Philosopher

Our education system, and the elite culture that this system influences, is now organized around a concept of “diversity” that is explicitly anti-white and anti-male.” To be a white male in America is to be persona non grata at Yale, Harvard, Stanford, etc. No one in our education system expends any effort to encourage young […]

The Ivy League Is Decadent and Depraved

  Nearly 70 years ago, a young alumnus of Yale University published a critical examination of his alma mater. God and Man at Yale set off a firestorm of controversy and made its author, William F. Buckley Jr., an intellectual celebrity. Buckley’s argument was that Yale, supposedly governed by a board of trustees and responsible […]

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