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Colleges Are Defending Free Speech. Will Students Follow Suit?

Advocates of liberal education should cheer the preliminary signs of a turnaround on college campuses. But they shouldn’t break out the champagne just yet.

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Colleges Respond to Racial Tensions By Making Them Worse

Campus diversity bureaucracies exacerbate racial tensions.

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Where the Professors Are Moving Right

The region was also Donald Trump’s worst in the 2016 primaries.

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State Legislature Wages War on Campus PC

The left-wing campus crusaders at the University of Tennessee are running up against a formidable obstacle: the Republican-dominated state legislature.

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The Last Minority

How bad are things for conservatives in academia?

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Tennessee State Legislature Takes On Campus PC

Even as campus politics are moving left, state politics are moving right. That’s bad news for PC activists in the long run.

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Reports of Anti-Semitism at Oberlin

Resurgent anti-Semitism is too important a problem to be ignored and suppressed; it must be confronted, exposed, and repudiated—but with argument, not with formal speech prohibitions.

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American Academics Have Moved to the Left

A chart from Heterodox Academy shows a sharp rise in the number of self-identified liberal professors, at the expense of conservatives and moderates.

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POTUS v. PC, Part Three

For the third time this year, President Obama condemned the intolerance exhibited by some leftwing activists on college campuses.

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On Sexual Assault, Is Presumption of Guilt Going Mainstream?

At a campaign event, Hillary Clinton appeared to endorse campus rape tribunals’ practice of abandoning the presumption of innocence.

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Crude Economics

America’s rig count is rising, and it’s only going to climb further after OPEC’s decision to cut output.

Crude Economics

Moscow just promised to cut its oil output, but that promise rings hollow.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China’s seizure of Singapore’s troop carriers is a power move that sends a signal about Beijing’s displeasure with the Lion City.

Burma's Rohingyas

Outrage at Myanmar’s leader for her inaction on the Rohingya demonstrates the continuing failure of human rights activists to understand the world or develop wise strategies for dealing with it.

Looking Ahead

Nancy Pelosi’s re-election at House Minority Leader suggests that even the 2016 disaster has not yet weakened the establishment’s iron grip over Democratic power centers.

The Vapors

The inability of U.S. diplomats to explain Trump and his worldview to their foreign interlocutors is likely to be a more serious problem for American foreign policy than any early flubs by the President-elect.

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