Education

Up Against the Wall with Washington

Why didn’t Sir Isaac Newton, the famed English mathematician, physicist, and astronomer, invent the automobile?  Newton was a clever guy. He came up with calculus, […]

Why Free-College Schemes Won’t Fly

In their newest attempt at mass bribery, Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) and his fellow socialists are now loudly touting their plans to erase $1.6 trillion […]

Oberlin’s Comeuppance

As I write these words, a jury in Ohio is about to decide whether an $11 million verdict against Oberlin College, for libel and tortious […]

‘Hope’ and History

Clear, accurate, and inspiring, Wilfred McClay’s Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story is a welcome antidote for agenda-driven history textbooks that […]

A Mighty Fortress is Our Victimhood

The College Board last week announced a plan to add an “adversity score” to its Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Justifying the move, College Board President […]

A Tribe of Her Own

As presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren continues to find her people among the Democratic Party base, the senior U.S. Senator from Massachusetts has been slinging government […]

Manipulating Science in the Data Age

Who are you going to believe—my academic paper/editorial/meme or your lying eyes? It’s a pressing question in today’s world of artificial intelligence, machine learning, faked […]