Topic: Education

Unleashing Educational Freedom: A Blueprint for Future Generations

– May 14, 2024

“We should ‘fund students, not systems,’ as DeAngelis loves to say, and empower parents, not politicians and bureaucrats.” ~Vance Ginn

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Is Texas Really the Future of Freedom?

– May 6, 2024

“Texas does several big things really well, and I’m rooting for them to improve elsewhere. But let’s not pretend Texas is the free-market archetype for the country.” ~Jason Sorens

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The Colorblind Counterattack

– April 17, 2024

“How on earth could the ideas of Frederick Douglass and MLK find themselves labeled ‘white supremacist’? Two authors have shaken off the shellshock, and now stand ready to fight back.” ~GianCarlo​​​​ Canaparo

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Is Learning Standard “White” English Oppressive for Black Students?

– April 5, 2024

“The ‘anti-racist’ writing notions abounding today disempower black students…and actually get in the way of constructive actions. Obsessing over ‘white privilege’ doesn’t help black students succeed.” ~George Leef

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Campus Incitement

– March 13, 2024

“What does it say of such highly respected places that some of their carefully selected students are bigots who want to replicate the ‘final solution’ of Nazi Germany? This is total, complete, moral bankruptcy.” ~Walter Block and Alan Futerman

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Teaching the Butterfly of Liberty

– February 29, 2024

“Casa Escuela is but one of many global examples of grassroots, local, civil society efforts to bypass the state educational establishment, with its bloated bureaucracy, mediocrity, and hardcore socialist thought.” ~Nikolai Wenzel

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Is DEI Collapsing?

– January 22, 2024

“The pervasive cloud of weird, semi-threatening tension which swirls around a modern faculty corridor does a disservice to a long and venerable academic tradition.” ~Paul Schwennesen

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The Gramscian March Trips Up

– January 18, 2024

“The strategy aimed at shaping collective consciousness seems to have backfired, as the population, witnessing the institutional embrace of socialist ideologies, lost faith in the very institutions ostensibly meant to guide them.” ~Paul Schwennesen

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Property in Words: Not Even Under Suspicion

– January 14, 2024

“Respect for the creators of ideas, and the words through which those ideas are conveyed in the literature, is the highest value we have in the academy.” ~Michael Munger

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Subsidies: Cui Bono?   

– January 7, 2024

“When a tax is imposed, everyone potentially in its crosshairs, from buyers to sellers to workers and other suppliers of inputs to firms, wishes to avoid the burdens. They thus have incentives to dodge them by changing their choices.” ~Gary Galles

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Still Failing to Learn the Lessons of Antipoverty Programs

– December 30, 2023

“Our failure to recognize just how seriously the adverse effects of our efforts to ‘help’ people hurt them has come back to haunt America with a vengeance.” ~Gary M. Galles

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New Hampshire’s Lesson for America

– December 11, 2023

“an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure: Never give government tools it will be tempted to abuse in the first place.

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