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.

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.

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.