the war on knowledge

the war on knowledge

When the UNC Board of Trustees initially refused to consider tenure for Nikole Hannah-Jones, they laid bare the GOP’s tendency to politicize our university system. They ignored historical precedent and they rejected the recommendations of the faculty and...
When history is dangerous

When history is dangerous

Former Trump Secretary of State Mike Pompeo laid out conservatives’ opposition to teaching the truth about our nation. He tweeted, “If we teach that the founding of the United States of America was somehow flawed. It was corrupt. It was racist. That’s really...
Our loss is Howard’s gain

Our loss is Howard’s gain

Of all the damage that Republicans have done to North Carolina over the past decade, diminishing the University of North Carolina is the greatest. The system has been a driver of our state’s reputation as a place that values learning and promotes research and...
A socialist hellhole

A socialist hellhole

It’s official. I’m going to the godforsaken socialist hellhole, Sweden. My daughter, son-in-law, and grandson are living there and I’m worried about their freedom. I need to make sure that they are not suffering under too much oppression. My daughter married a Swede...

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