Response
7 minutes

The Loss of Learning and the Vocationalization of Higher Education

Our universities are being transformed into institutions of professional training and certification.

Response
5 minutes

Defund the Ivies!

Universities will continue as they are—unless the money stops flowing.

Response
4 minutes

The Academy of Hatred, Not Relativism

Jaffa was wrong about the root of today's academic problems.

Response
3 minutes

The Academy of Mediocrity

Our universities' loss of intelligent direction is a greater threat than their radicalization.

Response
5 minutes

Self-Expression and Moral Certainty on Campus

Colleges today encourage students to conflate youthful arrogance with high moral purpose.

Response
4 minutes

The Embers of the Reichstag

The cowardice of our faculty and administration continues unabated.

Feature

Week of November 26 2018 Opening

“The Reichstag is Still Burning”: Harry Jaffa’s Prophetic Farewell to Higher Education

Excerpted from The Rediscovery of America: Essays by Harry V. Jaffa on the New Birth of Politics (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019). All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or printed without further permission in writing from the publisher.