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The home of “things said” by the National Association of Scholars.

Episode #46: Presidential Candidates On Higher Education with Rachelle Peterson

Peter Wood

Rachelle Peterson and Peter Wood discuss where the presidential candidates stand on higher education.

Academic Freedom, Academic Diversity, and Research Integrity at UCLA

NAS

The National Association of Scholars has submitted a comment to the WASC Senior College and University Commission, which is currently accrediting UCLA. We urge WSCUC to call on UCLA to admit wrongdoing in the case of Jim Enstrom and implement reforms to prevent similar violations of academic freedom.

Lincoln Redux: Race and American History with Lucas Morel

David Randall

In this episode, David Randall and political scientist Lucas Morel discuss Morel's response to the lead essay of the New York Times' 1619 Project, as well as strategies for countering the  "1619 Project" view of history within American education.

The Truth About America's Founding and Slavery

Daniel Davis

During this in-depth interview, Allen Guelzo talks about the New York Times' 1619 project, reparations, capitalism and its role in our history, and more.

Social Justice Comes to Harvard

George Seaver

In this long-form essay, independent researcher George Seaver expounds the many reasons for academic decline within Harvard University since the 1960s.