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Tyler Cowen's Gloomy Vision Is Flawed In Its Very Conception

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Years ago, I thought that if I ever attempted to write a novel, I would describe a future dystopia in which...

Karl Marx: A Nineteenth Century Life, by Jonathan Sperber

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III Nearly a quarter of a century after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the specter of Karl Marx continues to...

IndoctriNation: Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM IndoctriNation: Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity, Charles LaVerdiere, Editor, Master Books, 2012, $14.99, 343 pp. Although organized education in America...

How the Left Corrupted Liberalism

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Leftwing politicians used to be called liberals. But after the failed presidential campaign of Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, "liberal" became a dirty...

The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined by Salman Khan, The Hachette Group, 2012, $26.99 When Salman Khan looks at children he sees...

Affirmative Action ‘Mismatch’

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM Since its beginnings, affirmative action has been touted as a system that aids black and Hispanic students with little or no...

Robbing the Suburbs to Pay for the Cities

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY I recently talked with Professor Stanley Kurtz on my Saturday radio talk program and we discussed his new book called Spreading the...

Book of the Month: Bruce Bawer’s, “Victim’s Revolution”

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM The Victims’ Revolution: The Rise of Identity Studies and the Closing of the Liberal Mind, by Bruce Bawer, HarperCollins, 2012, $25.99 The...

The Deterministic Free Will of Daniel C. Dennett

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III One of the greatest philosophical dilemmas posed by the development of the modern scientific view of the world concerns the...

Hobbes: A Biography, by A.P. Martinich

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III Aloysisus P. Martinich, who holds an endowed chair in philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin, is an internationally...

Remembering the Work of Jacques Barzun

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III The great teacher, cultural historian and social critic Jacques Barzun died yesterday (October 25, 2012) at the age of 104....