Higher Education

Why is There a Patriotism Gap?

Hand-wringing about "healing America's divide" amounts to nothing unless America is worth treasuring in the first place. Flag-wavers may be laughingstocks for sophisticates who think they're beyond such rituals. But momentum is on the side of those who have something to defend.

Trump Admin Threatens to Defund 'Positive' Middle East Studies Program

"There is a considerable emphasis placed on understanding the positive aspects of Islam, while there is an absolute absence of any similar focus on the positive aspects of Christianity, Judaism, or any other religion or belief system in the Middle East."

The Truth About America's Student Debt Crisis

While there's definitely no denying that some people with student debt are having serious problems, the notion that the entire system is completely broken is just plain wrong, many experts say.

What Is College Good For? Absolutely Nothing

For decades, conservatives have waged a lonely war on college, but they are finally winning. And they suddenly have allies from all sides, eager to tear higher education down and start over.