Category: Education

House Dems Back Off Of Student Debt Relief

Imagine that. The student loan industry is a nationalized, state-run industry functioning in collusion with the banksters and the educationist wing of the new clerisy. Not being dischargeable through bankruptcy, student loans are modern-day indentured servitude. No way they’re going to give up that win-win scenario for the […]

No Return to Normal

By Troy Southgate Tens of millions are labouring under the false impression that the current state of emergency is about to come to an end and that things will soon return to ‘normal’. If these people had paid more attention to history, rather than eagerly consuming anything which […]

COVID-19 School Cancellations in Every State

The current crisis hasn’t only produced bad things. It has also produced many good things: school cancelations, prisoner releases, reductions in pollution, fewer traffic accidents, the oil industry tanking, rising class consciousness, politicians increasingly exposed as petty tyrants and incompetent morons, pro-civil liberties protests, greater levels of mutual […]

What an Audacious Hoax Reveals About Academia

By Yascha Mounk The Atlantic James A. Lindsay, Helen Pluckrose, and Peter Boghossian, the scholars behind the hoax. Over the past 12 months, three scholars—James Lindsay, Helen Pluckrose, and Peter Boghossian—wrote 20 fake papers using fashionable jargon to argue for ridiculous conclusions, and tried to get them placed […]

Peter Tatchell and the Total State

Like Sean, I have some level of respect for Peter Tatchell. However, these troubling statements of his indicate what I have always said, i.e. that any ideological system, no matter how much it may seem to represent “good causes,” can be twisted towards state-centric and authoritarian ends. Additionally, […]

Great Degree Choices for People Who Enjoy History and Politics

University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. Find out more about this program at http://librarysciencedegree.usc.edu/resources/articles-and-blogs/six-innovative-library-programs-from-around-the-world/ When choosing that “perfect” career path it’s important to think about a variety of different factors and criteria with the goal of picking a career that is rewarding and enjoyable for you. […]

When Everything is a Crime

Few people understand the price of overregulation like Harvey Silverglate. Over his long career as an attorney and journalist, Silverglate has seen the rising bureaucratic class enact hundreds of thousands of federal regulations and vaguely-worded statutes. The result has been the criminalization of everyday life. From university campuses […]