Submitted by Andy Guess on November 19, 2008 - 4:00am
It's a safe bet that a lecture combining free-market economics, gender and wage gaps will generate attention on an average college campus. Add race and IQ to the equation, and it's all but certain to explode in controversy.
And that's what happened when Walter Block, an economics professor at Loyola University New Orleans, a Jesuit institution, gave a talk this month, "Injustices in the Politics and Economics of Social Justice," at Loyola College in Maryland, a fellow Jesuit institution.
AAUP issues reports criticizing two religious colleges -- one that set limits on teaching by biologist who believes in evolution, and one that fired a professor who tried to preserve traditional theology.