Day: October 1, 2022

Preserving the American Dream

The Declaration of Independence teaches that America was founded as a meritocratic nation, a nation where people succeed based on merit, individual talent, and hard work. How does the Declaration do this? Its assertion that “all men are created equal” means that all Americans are equal in their ability to chart a path for themselves. […]

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Professorship Application Rewards Hostility to ‘Western Scientific Ways of Knowing’

If you are hostile to “western scientific ways of knowing,” such as objectivity and the scientific method, that will help you get a job in the Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. As economic historian Phil Magness notes, “This ‘faculty job’ at a tax-funded public institution is nothing […]

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