Day: June 19, 2013

The Decline of Liberal Education

This is an excerpt from “The Higher Education Scandal,” an article by Harvey C. Mansfield in the Spring issue of The Claremont Review of Books. He is professor of government at Harvard and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. *** It seems that liberals, even those critical of American education, are not inclined to […]

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Gays Bash Israel for ‘Pinkwashing’ (Protecting Gays)

Tablet has a typically superb exposé by Jamie Kirchick of the “pinkwashing” conference, held late in the spring semester at the CUNY Graduate Center. I had previously written about the concept; the “pinkwasher” theorists allege, without evidence, that Israel uses its generally positive record on gay rights to obscure its allegedly evil treatment of the […]

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