Tenure Is Not the ProblemTeacher protections are not why poor schools are failing. Segregation is.
The Next Affirmative Action?The Supreme Court just made it harder for universities to defend race-based affirmative action. Will they try using class instead?
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In Defense of Bloomberg's BribeWhy not give cell phones to students for doing well in school?
No Longer Black and WhiteWhy liberals should let California’s affirmative-action ban stand.
The Arguments for Gay Marriage Undermine Affirmative ActionHere’s how Justice Kennedy could vote to recognize same-sex unions and scrap racial preferences.
Red Summer In 1919, white Americans visited awful violence on black Americans. So black Americans decided to fight back.
A Flighty Wind Thanks to government gridlock, the wind energy industry is grinding to a halt.
Ringling Brothers Says It Will Stop Using Elephants in Its Circus Act After Years of Animal-Abuse Allegations
How Sex Trafficking Became a Christian Cause Célèbre Evangelicals made it less feminist and more mainstream.
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