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Can Freedom Survive the Narratives?

The Age of Information is the era of hysterical story lines. Twenty-first-century technology supercharges feelings, not thoughts, and registers them instantaneously on hundreds of millions of screens and minds. Such narratives serve neither history nor justice.

Ultra-Woke Illinois Mandates Are Top Threat to U.S. Education

Illinois is about to mandate that every one of its licensed teachers adopt progressive political orthodoxy and impart that ideology to students.

A Book for Our Times: Peter Wood’s 1620 Skewers 1619 Project

More than a powerful refutation, Peter Wood’s 1620 is a withering appraisal and deadpan skewering of the 1619 Project as a cultural phenomenon.

Trump Establishes 1776 Commission

A new executive order marks an important step in President Trump’s efforts to foster patriotic education.

Letter Calls for Withdrawal of ‘1619 Project’ Pulitzer

By striking the most famous claim of the 1619 Project and then covering up that act, the New York Times and Nikole Hannah-Jones have retroactively exposed their effort as a bad-faith project.

Against the 1619 Curriculum

Choice and local control remain the best defenses against a suffocating national education orthodoxy.