Our February issue is out now!
Our writers hold no party line; their only allegiance is to clarity of thought, elegance of expression and independence of opinion.
Peter W. Wood is president of the National Association of Scholars. A former professor of anthropology and college provost, he is the author of Wrath: America Enraged and 1620: A Critical Response to the 1619 Project.
A professor was fired after a single student complained. Then came the backlash
By Peter W. Wood
New York City might be trapped in a state of fear but Vermont is doing just fine
A professor strays from the woke line and gets slammed
Science & Tech
Some are unctuously eager to respect non-Western premises about medicine
Florida more or less stayed open during the pandemic and thrived in its defiance
Charlie Chaplin would have been proud
This Memorial Day let’s remember what that flag stood for — and what it could stand for again
DEI will only die when we realize no good can come from racial resentment
Literacy is overrated
Odd though they can be, such communities are as old as America itself
Rebelling against everything has led not to less authority but bad authority — like Dr. Fauci and 1619
It’s what we’ve come to expect from higher education
Now is the time to de-Pulitzer Walter Duranty, who ran cover for the Soviets
Eurasianism, as it’s called, sees a common historical destiny for all the non-Russian peoples of Russia
The root problem is the ideology on which the censorious campus regime is founded
Anthropology has turned its back on its legacy
Peter W. Wood
The University of Austin: a meteor aimed at higher ed?
Joe Biden, high priest of the cult of woke
Biden’s CRT plan for the schools
Old Glory, new anger
The climate change conformists
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.