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Taking Power in the Academy

In September 2017, I published a peer-reviewed paper titled “The Case for Colonialism” in Third World Quarterly. Eighteen thousand people signed petitions against the paper, six thousand of them academics. One month later, the paper was withdrawn with my consent, because the editor had been . . . . Continue Reading »

Ganging Up

Amy Wax, professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania and First Things contributor, has angered her law school colleagues. Thirty-three professors have “condemned” her views in a recent statement. Continue Reading »

Academic Integrity Betrayed

Abortion does funny things to the mind. Not necessarily the procedure itself: expert opinion on its mental effects is, at least according to Dr. Koop, inconclusive. I am referring to abortion polemics, specifically to the political, judicial, academic, and popular debate over its legality. It has . . . . Continue Reading »

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