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Read thoughts and initiatives from the National Association of Scholars.

Nature Communications Creates a Scientist Blacklist

Peter Wood

Scientists and public intellectuals who don't believe the planet is in full meltdown are singled out for rebuke. 

California Says Goodbye to "Hxrstory," For Now

NAS

The California State Board of Education orders the state's proposed "Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum" be redesigned. The news is a small victory for sanity. 

Why I Set Up the Oregon Branch of the National Association of Scholars

Bruce Gilley

Well-educated people seek well-educated responses to lunacy.

Institutional Doublethink at UNC

Peter Wood
and
Rachelle Peterson

UNC-Ashville pushes fossil fuel divestment. 

In Defense of Amy Wax

Peter Wood

Too many foolish people have too much invested in believing the worst about the Penn Law Professor.