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Higher Education Watch
Higher Education Watch
A New Kind of Campus Left?

Young socialists may eschew the kind of exhausting identity politics that the campus Left is known for.

Higher Education Watch
Samuel J. Abrams
Mind the Professors

How the lack of ideological diversity on college campuses slows progress and threatens the ideals of liberal education.

Higher Education Watch
DeVos Missed the Mark on Politics and Academia

She is right to worry about the political orientation of the academic class and the way it affects our broader public discourse. But the critique she made was not particularly accurate, or productive.

Higher Education Watch
How Much Should the Government Subsidize Harvard?

How the government might restrict the flow of subsidies to selective American universities whose priorities aren’t necessarily in line with the public’s.

Higher Education Watch
Academia Is Its Own Worst Enemy

The campaign for more intellectual diversity in higher education just got an eloquent and influential new champion.

Higher Education Watch
GOP War on Campus PC Goes Off the Rails in Iowa

GOP legislators are beclowning themselves by proposing utterly unworkable solutions that infringe on academic freedom and in any case would make things far worse.

Higher Education Watch
GOP Goes After Tenure

Attacking foul-mouthed tenured radicals who try to turn their classrooms into indoctrination shops is politically popular, but comprehensively reforming public higher education systems is more important.

Higher Education Watch
The Campus Left Grew More Radical During the Obama Years

Efforts to bar speakers from campus appear to be on the upswing.

Higher Education Watch
Could Trump Cut Off Funding from UC Berkeley?

Probably not, but he does have tools at his disposal to hassle campuses for left-wing shenanigans.

Higher Education Watch
Midwestern Legislators Take Aim at Academic Tenure-for-Life

The promise and perils of anti-tenure bills introduced in Iowa and Missouri.

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Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


Shocker! Who could have imagined?

Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

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