Columbia University linguist John McWhorter on "anti-racism" as a new, misguided civic religion and his new book on curses, Nine Nasty Words.
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.
When the feds failed to track COVID-19, Emily Oster stepped in.
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.
The Souls of Yellow Folk author says a new "elite consensus" fixated on racial outrage is forming and may destroy our ability to function.
In a new book, Peter Boghossian, one of the perpetrators of the "grievance studies" hoax, outlines how ideological opponents can reach common ground.
In fact, they didn’t have any detectable impact at all.
Terms of the grant specified that if Missouri did not use the money to hire free market professors, the donation would revert to Hillsdale.
A New Study Utterly Fails to Demonstrate the Sinister Effects of Right-Wing Philanthropy at Universities
From textbooks to professors, universities remain mostly hostile to free market thinking.
Some students at the University of the Arts want the firebrand feminist fired. Where did they get the idea they should be picking faculty?
Firing Peter Boghossian for failing to get permission from the institutional review board would threaten academic freedom.
Anti-PC Writers Tricked Seven Academic Journals Into Accepting Hoax Papers on Dog Rape, Fat Phobia, and More
Surprise: If you work very, very hard at fooling people, you will often succeed.
Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff explain how "good intentions and bad ideas" have made young people super-fragile-and how to make things better.
Daniele Struppa says progressives who would deny money simply because of who gives it pose "a grave threat to academic freedom."
Marquette is ordered to reinstate John McAdams.
Deb Mashek explains why intellectual diversity can't be optional if we're serious about higher education.
Are Vegan Men Just Reinforcing Their White Masculine Power? A Sociologist Thinks So, But I'm Skeptical
"I find their performances of masculinity often defy the conventional feminization of meatless diets."
Controversial Law Professor's Comments on Affirmative Action Get Her Banned From Teaching First-Year Classes
For months, Penn Law has resisted calls to punish Amy Wax for her public comments on race. Yesterday, they caved.
The YouTube sensation headlined Students for Liberty's LibertyCon and embodied the tolerance and good humor he espouses as an interviewer.
Parents complained about postcards that were part of an educational set kept in the school library.
Fired chemistry professor is suing the school.
Renegade University's Thaddeus Russell on the federal-accreditation racket, why the Ivys are terrified of competition, and how postmodernism is libertarianism's ally.
The speech amounted to an illegal side job, according to Danish officials.
"It's dangerous to say that a topic is off the table just because it might be a little bit controversial," says the Wilfrid Laurier University student.
It's another of a panoply of ways to silence opinions academics and students disagree with.
The academy, the director of the African Studies program contends, has never considered speech a central value.
Academic freedom stripped bare at Howard University.
Kmele Foster and Lawrence C. Ross, Jr. debate in New York on May 16.
An analysis of 50 years of U.S. court cases shows professors seldom win in speech battles with school administrators, and it's only getting worse.
Forcing students to sign agreement accepting slurs and curses was "a tremendous recruitment tool."
Purdue's Mitch Daniels, Brookings' Jonathan Rauch, and students at Claremont-McKenna speak up loudly for the free and open exchange of ideas.
'Gender justice' warriors in the Department of Education are pushing campus officials too far.