By Tom Woods I thought of these in about ten seconds. That means there are way, way more than nine. How many of these can you smash until the pieces are particles of dust? (1) The financial crisis of 2008 was caused by deregulation. (2) “States’ rights” are […]
Richard T. Marcy and Valerie J. D’Erman, Telos Introduction In recent years, there has been something of an explosion of news stories about various college and university campuses across North America experiencing heightened levels of political advocacy and political unrest. Visible examples include the “canceling” of invited speakers […]
November 14, 2022 TODAY IN HISTORY Herman Melville publishes “Moby-Dick” 1851 TOP NEWS Judiciary Appeals Court Rules Against Biden Administration’s Student Loan Forgiveness Program Share* READ MORE Cryptocurrency Relationship Among FTX, Ukraine, and Democrats Sparks Speculation Share* […]
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By Eric Levitz, New York Magazine Blue America is an increasingly wealthy and well-educated place. Throughout the second half of the 20th century, Americans without college degrees were more likely than university graduates to vote Democratic. But that gap began narrowing in the late 1960s before finally flipping […]
Eric Kaufmann Summary America’s elite university students are more demographically diverse than the general population, but more politically divided along lines of race, gender, sexuality, and religion. Minority and female students are far more liberal on campus than in the general population, whereas straight white Christian men are […]
Why is the U.S. administration trying to cancel so many Americans’ student debts? Ben Ritz on the policy merits and political calculations of an unusual government initiative. Adam Nir As many as 43 million Americans could have their federal student-loan debt either reduced or forgiven entirely under a […]
Caitlin Johnstone Listen to a reading of this article: Nineteen members of the US House of Representatives have written a letter [PDF] to President Joe Biden and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin cautioning that the partial cancellation of student debts can have the unintended consequence of reducing […]
Jose Alberto Nino Share Public school districts and government morons across the country convinced us that schools across the country were sophisticated and competent enough to fully educate our students online. They also said that the lockdowns would only be a brief amount of time. Two years […]
New York Review of Books Eric Foner The Complicity of the Textbooks In Teaching White Supremacy, Donald Yacovone traces how the writing of American history, from Reconstruction on, has falsified and illuminated our racial past. Dan Chiasson Rococo Risks With Venice, her latest collection of poems, Ange Mlinko offers an […]
By David Burge Thank god we’re finally addressing the plight of America’s most disadvantaged community, Harvard Law graduates Lawrence Tribe is University Professor Emeritus and former Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard Fucking Law School. He’s the one saying “thousands of my former students” are making less […]
By Emily Crane New York Post A New York City private school administrator has been secretly recorded confessing that she sneaks her liberal political “agenda” into the classroom and complaining about “really awful” white Republicans. Jennifer “Ginn” Norris, who works at the Trinity School on the Upper East […]
This woman was probably sitting at home drinking wine and watching fox news, when she finally decided to stand up for her kids, whom she forgot to pick up.
By Mackenzie Mays Staff Writer SACRAMENTO — California is one step closer to mandating that children attend kindergarten, a requirement that would come after droves of the state’s youngest students skipped the grade during the pandemic, heightening learning gap concerns.A bill approved by the state Senate this week is […]
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New York Review of Books In October 2011 Jeff Madrick wrote a dispatch from Zuccotti Park for the Review. Three weeks after protesters had first converged there under the banner “Occupy Wall Street,” he found that the movement—initially mocked in the media for its youth and unseriousness—was coming […]
Krystal Kyle & Friends Between one-half and one-third of American teachers are considering quitting at the end of the year. States across the country are sending veterans or college students into K-12 classrooms to bridge the teacher shortage, or they’re switching to four-day weeks, while remaining teachers struggle […]
This has always been their strategy: use whatever is necessary (race, culture, income, etc.) to divide working people one from another and keep them under the elite’s thumb.
Make the colleges pay off the lenders for providing faulty service
No one has been paying student loans for around 2 years. I’m not sure how this increases inflation when people have already been spending their student loan payments on other goods/services
Actually, for those that were low-income enough to qualify for Pell Grants, the amount to be forgiven will be $20,000. Of course, he held the card until 2 1/2 months from the midterms.
Maud Maron is running for the NY10 Congressional seat. She is a mother of four children, a former public defender, and community leader. As the elected school board president of New York City’s largest school district, she fought Mayor Bill de Blasio’s attempts to eliminate specialized high schools, […]
By PharmaHeretic In an older post, I wrote about how the current generation of political “leaders” in western countries are parasitic PMC-types without any redeeming qualities. What makes this phenomenon especially interesting is that other institutions and areas in the west have seen an identical degradation in their […]
Robby Soave criticizes Washington, D.C.’s, requirement that all children ages 12 and older must be vaccinated for COVID-19 before returning to school this fall.
By Emma Camp, Reason New housing construction for 1,100 UC Berkeley students and 125 homeless people was paused Wednesday in response to protests. On Wednesday, protesters flooded People’s Park in Berkeley, California, chanting, “Housing is a human right, fight, fight, fight!” The reason the crowd was protesting? The […]
(Freeman Dyson, from this interview) “Oh, yes. I’m very proud of not having a Ph.D. I think the Ph.D. system is an abomination. It was invented as a system for educating German professors in the 19th century, and it works well under those conditions. It’s good for […]
By Emma Camp and Danielle Thompson, Reason For many of the 43 million Americans weighed down by student loan debt, making their monthly payments is a major drag on their lives. About a third of undergraduates going for a bachelor’s degree are either dropping out or taking more […]
Briahna Joy Gray and Robby Soave discuss the medical students at the University of Michigan who walked out at an induction ceremony over the speaker who had anti-abortion views.
Associate professor of economics at Bard College, Pavlina Tcherneva, and economist at The Heritage Foundation, E.J. Antoni, debate the causes of inflation.
Roland Fryer was an unlikely Harvard superstar. Abandoned by his mom at birth and raised by an alcoholic dad, Fryer became the youngest black professor to ever secure tenure at Harvard and won the prestigious John Bates Clark Medal, the prize for the best economist under 40 in […]
By Ginevra Davis Palladium JP’s favorite college story is the night he built an island. In the fall of 1993, JP was a junior in Stanford’s chapter of Kappa Alpha. The brothers were winding down from Kappa Alpha’s annual Cabo-themed party on the house lawn. “KAbo” was a […]
By Katie Rose Guest Pryal The Chronicle of Higher Education When I left for college decades ago, I carried with me a bag of birth-control pills. In graduate school, I got the first of many IUDs. Throughout my educational career, I had the privilege of knowing that even if […]
Robby Soave makes the case that the Biden Administration’s new Title IX change is a ‘war on men.’
The Chronicle of Higher Education ‘ROE’ OVERTURNED Supreme Court Ruling Will Upend Reproductive Rights for College Students and Complicate Medical Training By Katherine Mangan The overturning of “Roe v. Wade” will frustrate colleges’ efforts to retain students who are pregnant or who have small children. BACKGROUNDER | OPINION […]
Keith, Swithun, Terminal Philosophy and Todd will be discussing the crisis in education that is brewing with culminating in the recent shortage of teachers.
By Andrew Sullivan, Weekly Dish The British writer talks about the moral tensions of the modern economy. David Goodhart is a British journalist. In 1995 he founded Prospect, the center-left political magazine, where he served as editor for 15 years, and then became the director of Demos, the […]
By PharmaHeretic In the previous part of this series, I wrote about how housing polices of countries in the anglosphere have been optimized to benefit those who have lots of money rather than satisfying the housing needs of the median person in those places. That is why housing […]
A problem that I see with a lot of contemporary Western feminism is that if society was as sexist as they claim it is this would be impossible. LA Progressive In the last week of her life, my mother extracted a promise from me. “Make sure,” she said, […]
Millennials and Gen Zers are getting swindled by the biggest scam in higher education By James S. Murphy It’s graduation season. Over the past couple of weeks, some 2 million college students have earned their bachelor’s degrees and headed off to the next stage of their lives. For […]
Author of Supreme Disorder, and former senior lecturer at Georgetown University Law Center, Ilya Shapiro, breaks down his decision to resign from Georgetown University.
By Robert Thornett, Quillette My graduating class of 1995 was one of the last to start college without the Internet. The first browser, Netscape Mosaic, came along in 1993, but there wasn’t yet much to browse. Writing papers required finding physical copies of books and journals in the […]
Author and organizer Astra Taylor criticizes President Biden’s alleged plan to cancel $10,000 of student debt per borrower.
Krystal and Saagar are joined by Washington Post economics reporter Jeff Stein to get the details of Biden’s proposal to cancel $10K per person in student debt through executive action
By Keri Smith There is No Excuse for a Public School to Instruct 10-13 Year Olds to Paint Sexualized & Ideological Symbology I spoke last week at the Georgetown City Council about social justice and the Gender Ideology / Grooming Mural erected by Forbes Middle School, Georgetown ISD […]
Yes, cancel some debt, but NOT WITHOUT ALSO addressing the broken education scam system as well. Just cancelling some debt TODAY doesn’t fix the ongoing root problem of people feeling like they have no choice but to be fleeced into debt for a chance at a credential-inflated future.
The familiar list of college expenses have led, semester by semester, to America’s current $1.7 trillion-dollar student loan debt. Tuition and other costs will soon enough create a similar burden for today’s students, but many want to upend the cycle.
Krystal dives into the big business that school safety has become and how they have profited immensely from bipartisan legislation passed to address school shootings
Imagine agonizing over a policy that would make you more popular and possibly save your party from being destroyed in the upcoming elections.
I love how Kyle’s solution to everything is just ‘be a mafia boss’.