Day: November 9, 2014

MacArthur “Genius” Grants—Left Activists Still Big Winners

In the mid-1990s, the MacArthur Fellows Program, commonly referred to as the “genius grants,” appeared to be captured by the multicultural, race-and-gender left.  But the program director that embraced the radical left, Catharine Stimpson, left the MacArthur Foundation in 1996 after only four years.  Her successor, Daniel Socolow, severely restricted the fellowships going to liberal […]

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