Academia: An Organ of the Democratic Party

Jack Kerwick, What political donations reveal. That academics constitute a herd, a thought-bubble, is a proposition that is readily established by way of various kinds of evidence. If academia wasn’t a bastion of mental conformity, then one wouldn’t expect to see faculty contributions to Democratic politicians overwhelmingly outnumbering those to Republican candidates. But this is…

Academia: Producing ‘Men (and Women) Without Chests’

Jack Kerwick, Immunizing students from true diversity. At the risk of sounding redundant, the public nevertheless needs to be reminded of just how politicized—and, thus, intellectually flaccid—academia has become. Real Clear Education recently published its “2019 Survey of Campus Speech Experts.” The report identifies those colleges and universities that are “best” and “worst” for “free…