Law

Boosting Black Fortunes

Jason Riley’s Black Boom is a concise, refreshing take on the pre-pandemic Black economy during the Trump presidency. Riley shows that unprecedented job growth between 2017...

The Arts of Free Men

The headmaster of my high school once offered some wise thoughts on a teacher who claimed he was reluctant to inflict his opinions on students. “What...

The Plague of Thoughtlessness

Sometimes modern perplexities call for ancient wisdom. Today, St. Thomas Aquinas’ warning about the vice of “thoughtlessness” may shine a light on contemporary discourse—if trite prattle...

Reclaiming Free Speech on Campus

Can higher education leaders expand campus free speech and intellectual diversity? The answer is abstractly yes. A November 2021 report by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)...

Liberation, Montessori Style

Most people think of Montessori education as classrooms that contain children of multiple ages, in which children are permitted to work uninterrupted, testing is deemphasized, and...

The Long History of Parents’ Rights

In a Virginia gubernatorial debate on September 28th, Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe declared that parents should not “be telling schools what they should teach.” “Listen,” he...

Yale Law Fails the Republic

Law students are not children. Most are in their mid-twenties, with college degrees and some work experience on their resumes. They are daily expected to show...

Suffer the Little Children

St. John Henry Newman advised in his Idea of a University that, if forced to choose, it would be better to abolish the classrooms and fire...