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Biden’s Bipartisan Plan: Destroy American Education

The campus free-speech crisis, kicked into high gear by the election of President Trump in 2016, has metastasized into the woke revolution of 2020, transforming American attitudes toward education in the process.

Tom Cotton Introduces Campus Free-Speech Bill

Tom Cotton’s Campus Free Speech Restoration Act is at the leading edge of the fight to restore liberty and constitutional principle to our college campuses — and to our country.

D.C. Police Arrest Pro-Life Activists for Writing on Public Sidewalk

Someone must be held accountable for the apparent mistreatment two pro-life demonstrators faced — especially after city officials spent months allowing rioters to get away with defacing and destroying private property throughout D.C. in the name of social justice.

Dawn of the Woke

Joe McCarthy was a B-movie monster. Today’s cancel culture is more like a zombie apocalypse.

Bari Weiss Was Too Honest for the New York Times

Liberalism—a commitment to open inquiry—is fast disappearing from American life.

Taking Back the Academy

The illiberal impulses that have undone our universities are now spilling into the culture at large and tearing the nation apart. After six decades of disastrous decline, culminating in today’s woke revolution, is it too late now to save the academy?

Your Silence Isn’t Enough

The social-justice Left is pioneering a new tactic for shutting down dissent and amplifying groupthink.

Trump’s Social Media Executive Order Is a Big Mistake

President Trump’s executive order addressing the exemption from legal liability that social media companies enjoy for content posted on their sites by users is both premature and misguided.

A Forbidden Word’s Lost Lessons

A professor is under investigation for accurately quoting James Baldwin.

What’s Missing from Trump’s China Policy

We should be more worried about China’s export of totalitarianism than consumer products.