Education and American Ideals publication

Neo-Marxing the College Board with AP African American Studies

Stanley Kurtz

APAAS clearly proselytizes for a socialist transformation of the United States, although its socialism is heavily inflected by attention to race and ethnicity.

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National Review Online / September 13, 2022

Tom Cotton could help make the GOP a working-class party

Henry Olsen

Conservative successes, such as the 1996 welfare reform bill and Ronald Reagan’s presidency, have arisen only when they work within the New Deal consensus to introduce more freedom and personal responsibility.

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The Washington Post / September 12, 2022

Biden’s Speech Had It All Backward

Lance Morrow

Biden’s Democrats seek a one-party state. Trump’s followers want freedom from government power.

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Wall Street Journal / September 12, 2022

The Chips Act is already a boon to the U.S.

Henry Olsen

The United States has been served well by its relatively free market, but there are times that other interests should prevail.

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The Washington Post / September 9, 2022

Liz Truss has one thing in her favor: her character

Henry Olsen

She must keep her eyes firmly on her goal rather than on the means she chose to get there.

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The Washington Post / September 7, 2022

Palin didn’t lose because of ranked voting. Get smart, Republicans.

Henry Olsen

Alaska Republicans now face a clear fact: Vote Palin, get Peltola.

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The Washington Post / September 1, 2022

Arizona’s Campus Disaster Can Be Stopped

Stanley Kurtz

For too long, we’ve granted a blinkered ideological minority a power over our public universities that is not rightly theirs.

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National Review Online / August 23, 2022

Salman Rushdie and the Decline of Western Civilization

Stanley Kurtz

Surveys now show that up to two-thirds of students approve of shouting down campus speakers, while almost a quarter believe that violence can be used to cancel a speech.

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National Review Online / August 15, 2022

University Accreditation: The Unknown Clash

Stanley Kurtz

Conservatives lost the commanding heights of the culture for many reasons, but failure to fight back against the leftist education establishment, even where we held the levers of power, is surely among the most important.

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National Review Online / August 11, 2022

Schools Slide Down the Gender Identity Slope

Stanley Kurtz

The economy may still be at the center of our politics, but the culture war’s share seems to grow each year.

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National Review Online / August 2, 2022

Responding to Defenders of the Federal Civics Bill

Stanley Kurtz

The wording of the current version of the Civics Secures Democracy Act has been tweaked a bit, yet the substance remains the same.

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National Review Online / August 2, 2022

How Stacey Abrams Hijacked Civics

Stanley Kurtz

Action civics has become the hands-on do-it-yourself version of CRT.

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National Review / July 26, 2022