Women in Academia: Liberal Bias in the UC System

Earlier this month, the National Association of Scholars, a conservative group concerned with the goings on in higher education, released a report titled, “A Crisis of Confidence: The Corrupting Effect of Political Activism in the University of California.” Like the title suggests, the report goes on to describe all the horrible abuses the extremely left-wing UC system, whose faculty are some of the left-wingest left-wingers that ever left-winged, is dealing conservatives and white people. They’re not all wrong, but they’re pretty far from correct. Read More Women in Academia: Liberal Bias in the UC System

Election 2011 Roundup

Odd-year elections in the US are often…well, odd. Federal officials like Presidents and Members of Congress are elected predominantly in even years; odd years are usually a mishmash of local offices like town councils, mayors, county legislatures, and the occasional statewide proposition. Frequently, these elections are held without a lot of national media attention (although many, many low-budget radio spots, television ads, and slick mailers) and low voter turnout. But lefties and progressives across the country had a lot to celebrate this Tuesday night. Here’s a rundown of some of the more prominent results. Read More Election 2011 Roundup

This time, the Danes are not happy

In my last post (here), I wrote about the new immigration rules in Denmark, and how they are keeping almost every foreigner from getting a permanent residence permission ““ even those who are married to Danes. So, how does the public react to it? Read More This time, the Danes are not happy