These are the people who showed up when the economy was shut down by the government, working in jobs labeled "essential."
The journalist and comedian makes the case that "new puritans" espousing the religion of social justice have captured the Western world.
Andrew Doyle on the "new puritans" and their godawful religion of social justice.
Prominent social psychologist and NYU professor calls the requirement “explicitly ideological.”
The EconTalk host and Wild Problems author talks about the limits of cost-benefit analyses.
More universities than ever are now requiring lengthy DEI statements from job applicants. Is that good for academic freedom?
The intellectual watchdog keeps tabs on everyone from The 1619 Project's Nikole Hannah-Jones to Mises Institute's Hans-Hermann Hoppe in the name of serious scholarship.
A new study sheds interesting light on these questions.
His 2000 thesis on civil-rights-era Atlanta lifts passages from other people's work.
Doing away with standardized testing doesn't help low-income applicants gain entry to elite colleges.
The Love in the Time of Contagion author says sexual paranoia is on the rise.
Some student editors had resigned from the journal due to the inclusion of an "anti-trans" article by philosopher Kathleen Stock.
A conversation with the AAUP and FIRE about changes in the tenure system at state universities in Georgia
The Academic Freedom Alliance rebukes Michigan for its handling of Bright Sheng case
The latest edition of the Sisk, Catlin, Anderson, and Gunderson study of faculty scholarly impact is out. Download it while it's hot.
Sandra Oh leads Netflix's satire on the state of academia today.
He repeats his concern that QI doctrine rests on "shaky ground" and imposes a "one-size-fits-all doctrine" that is "an odd fit for many cases," including those involving university administrators.
It does not seem that way, despite some reporting to the contrary.
Why is straight reporting on educational reform measures so difficult.
New CDC guidelines strengthen the already compelling case for doing so.
Columbia University linguist John McWhorter on "anti-racism" as a new, misguided civic religion and his new book on curses, Nine Nasty Words.
A free online conference sponsored by the LeFrak Forum on Science, Reason, and Modern Democracy at Michigan State University.
A Professor Pushed Back Against 'White Fragility' Training. The College Investigated Her for 9 Months.
The chaos at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is by no means an isolated occurrence.
A Ninth Circuit decision that may be of particular interest to academics.
When the feds failed to track COVID-19, Emily Oster stepped in.
Fourth and final post in my series on how to write an academic book and get it published.
Third in a series of posts on how to write an academic book and get it published.
a response to an important and thoughtful argument by Jacob Levy
In The End of Gender, Debra Soh stands up for impartial research—and for LGBTQ rights.
"Well-intentioned efforts to celebrate diversity may in fact reinforce racial stereotyping," say two Carleton College faculty.
'Cancel Culture' at U.S. Colleges Not Getting Worse, Say Liberal Professors. Conservative Colleagues Disagree.
Plus: Georgia makes it a hate crime to damage police property, SCOTUS denies relief to prisoners, Trump escalates war on Chinese apps, study casts doubt on "diversity training," coronavirus in schools, and more…
Plus: Tuesday primary results, TikTok may move to London, polls show growing distrust in media, and more...
2 Pro-Democracy University Employees in Hong Kong Fired as Beijing-Imposed National Security Law Takes Effect
"Academic staff...are no longer free to make controversial statements to the general public about politically or socially controversial matters," one of them writes.
When a university president threatens a professor with consequences for writing an article, free expression loses out.