Victor Davis Hanson Private Papers

Tag Archives: Universities

The Fannie and Freddie University

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

It’s More than Just PC

The traditionalist critique of the university — I made it myself over thirteen years ago in the co-authored Who Killed Homer? — was that somewhere around the time of the Vietnam War, higher education changed radically for the worse. Read more →

Despicable Israel Libels on Display in California Universities

by Bruce S. Thornton

FrontPage Magazine

The moral and intellectual corruption of American universities has recently manifested itself in the California State University system, the largest in the country. Read more →

What America Does Best

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

We are in a fresh round of declinism — understandably, after borrowing nearly $5 trillion in less than three years and having very little to show for it. Read more →

Rage On–and On and On…

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Occupy Wall Street?

I’ve been following the Wall Street protests, in New York and elsewhere. I read as well of the Democratic Party’s sorta interest in turning the anger of a few into a left-wing Tea-Party-like movement of many. Read more →

The News Behind the News: From Herman Cain to Blue Wall Street

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

It Doesn’t Add Up

Here are some things in the daily news that do not quite make sense. Read more →

Blame Our Failing Schools for Occupy Wall Street

by Bruce S. Thornton

FrontPage Magazine

Having taught in a state university for thirty years, I’m not surprised by the ignorance on display among the Occupy Wall Street protestors. Read more →

Postmodern Class Warfare

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

When President Obama’s polls hit 40 percent approval, he fumed at “billionaires and millionaires,” “fat cat bankers” and “corporate jet owners.” Read more →

A Tottering Technocracy

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

We are witnessing a widespread crisis of faith in our progressive guardians of the last 30 years. Read more →

Now That’s a Higher Education Bubble

by Victor Davis Hanson

NRO’s The Corner

The CSU system — California’s multi-campus university system, and indeed the largest in the world — is once again faced with a $1 billion annual funding shortfall, and might have to raise tuition by 30 percent. Read more →

Mission Lost

by Bruce S. Thornton

City Journal

“We offer unlimited opportunities to help students achieve their goals,”declares the California State University system on its homepage. Read more →

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