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August 16, 2017
In The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition, Linda Gordon emphasizes broad patterns, making the book more timely than even the headlines of the past few days would suggest, writes Scott McLemee.
August 15, 2017
When a simple idea clashes with one that is complicated and nuanced, often the truth loses out, argue Lisa M. Rudgers and Julie A. Peterson.

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August 16, 2017
Shouldn't you have to have an idea to join the clash?
August 15, 2017
On the list or not on the list.
August 15, 2017
Going beyond repulsion at large scale acts of racism.

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May 7, 2009
Strangely, business gurus like Peter Drucker have often made a more compelling argument for liberal education than the academy has, writes Melanie Ho.
May 6, 2009
As the U.S. economy has derailed, those colleges fortunate enough to have endowments have seen them shrink. Now more than ever, it is critical that they reconsider how they spend the income from those funds, diminished as it is. Colleges that let individual units or departments keep their own endowment revenues risk increasing the gap between their campuses’ “have” and “have-not” programs.
May 5, 2009
Robert Weisbuch considers the strengths of disciplines -- and how their interactions should change.
May 4, 2009
The recession and resulting budget cuts endanger key university and state efforts that promote economic growth, writes Roger L. Geiger.
May 1, 2009
Congress's new attention to textbook issues, through the Higher Education Act, will bring transparency, some new technology, and new challenges to campus stores and those responsible for them, Kenneth C. Green writes.

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