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Thomas Sowell: Common Sense In A Senseless World

featuring Thomas Sowellvia Twitter
Thursday, July 9, 2020

Watch the trailer for the upcoming documentary “Thomas Sowell: Common Sense in a Senseless World.”

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Dr. Scott Atlas Pushes For Reopening And Asks, ‘Aren’t Schools An Essential Business?’

interview with Scott W. Atlasvia KUSI
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Scott Atlas looked at the data and found that the large majority of new cases are occurring in young people, and young people are at low risk of experiencing any major complications from the virus. Using this research, Dr. Atlas is calling for schools to reopen, since “We know it’s factually true and proven all over the world that people under 18 have very little, if any, risk of a serious illness and essentially no risk of dying from the coronovirus.”

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Analysis and Commentary

USMCA Is A Net Move AWAY From Free Trade

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The reduction of trade barriers among the USMCA’s parties will strengthen U.S., Mexican and Canadian supply chains, returning manufacturing jobs to North America from China. Even before the Covid-19 pandemic exposed how North America had become too dependent on China for medical equipment and drugs, Beijing’s campaign of intimidation and censorship was already hurting international companies.

Analysis and Commentary

Pity The History Teachers

by Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

As the start of the school year rushes toward us, millions of teachers across America are girding themselves for their new role as “essential workers” during a persistent pandemic, looking ahead with trepidation to teaching while wearing masks, behind Plexiglas, and to students who will have been out of the classroom for six months or more.


Antifa Scorns College Diversity

by Paul R. Gregoryvia The Washington Times
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The Antifa Handbook shows that universities can never satisfy Antifa's 'revolutionary' goals.


Is It Finally, At Long Last, Time For Religious Charter Schools?

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Seventeen long years ago, I urged the creation of “religious charter schools,” either encouraging their start from scratch or—more realistically—allowing extant Catholic and other faith-based schools to convert to charter status without having to forego the religious elements that distinguish them and that many parents crave for their children.

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A Book That’s A Must-Read For Education Reformers

featuring Chester E. Finn Jr., Michael J. Petrillivia National Review
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Our education system is a rousing success — if you want it to produce young people who abhor our traditions. On the other hand, if you think it should educate them about our history and institutions, warts and all, so they can lead lives as productive citizens, it is failing miserably.

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Stanford Doctor Reveals COVID-19 Has Nothing To Do With Spike In Hospitalizations In Texas

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia Medical Daily
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Many places in the world are still struggling with the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In the U.S., some states reopened but then surges in coronavirus cases forced some of them to change their approach in resuming businesses.

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Foreign-Student Income Disappearing For Universities

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Winnipeg Free Press (Canada)
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

In mere months, lockdown measures meant to slow the coronavirus contagion have exposed glaring vulnerabilities throughout global supply chains. One of those supply chains involves millions of international students that keep Western universities financially afloat every year, including here in Canada. Now that scheme is vulnerable.


J.K. Rowling's Lonely Fight For Women's Rights

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Washington Examiner
Thursday, June 25, 2020

A century ago, on Aug. 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment was ratified and women were guaranteed the right to vote. While we have achieved much else besides since then, not least in terms of our educational and economic and political opportunities, the fight for gender equality still has a long way to go.