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A Loss of Direction and the Rise of Populisms

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 on quillette.com

Since the end of World War II, we have mostly been living in the Age of Moderation—an epoch characterized by middle-of-the-road politics,...

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Shoulders of Giants

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 on quillette.com

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from Chapter One of The Power of Explicit Teaching and Direct Instruction by Greg Ashman. In a letter to...

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Freak Power: The Ballot or the Bomb—A Review

Posted by on Nov 23, 2020 on quillette.com

Fifty years ago, in a small mountain town in Colorado, a young writer led a band of misfits against the establishment in a grassroots...

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PODCAST 124: Shelby Steele, Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, on ‘What Killed Michael Brown?’

Posted by on Nov 23, 2020 on quillette.com

Author Shelby Steele speaks to Quillette’s Jonathan Kay about white guilt, the ‘poetic truth’ of Ferguson, the dead end of racial...

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Retracting a Controversial Paper Won’t Help Female Scientists

Posted by on Nov 23, 2020 on quillette.com

Imagine yourself as a newly hired female assistant professor and the delight you feel when you learn that your article, examining over 222...

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