higher education

Can The Current Universities Be Saved?

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness Elite higher education in America—long unquestioned as globally preeminent—is facing a perfect storm. Fewer applicants, higher costs, impoverished students, collapsing standards, and increasingly politicized and mediocre faculty reflect a collapse of the university system. The country is waking up to the reality that a bachelor’s degree no longer equates with …

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No One Worries about the Tlaxcalans and Other Ironies

In this episode, Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler examine whether China will invade Taiwan, reparatory admissions degenerate the culture and standards of the university, Tlaxcalans marginalized by the Aztecs, Google-AI as good as its programmers, and rebuilding a barn. Share This

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War, Scores and the Last Tragedian

In this weekend episode, Victor Davis Hanson talks with cohost Sami Winc about the Ukraine War two years later, Trump settlement and the NY business community, S.A.T. scores return to university admissions, new non-science in CDC and Health Department decisions, and the last tragedian Euripides. Share This

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Envisioning a Better Nation: Musk and Mega-Donors

Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler discuss Elon Musk’s compensation denied and ideas of a new university, reforming entrenched DEI, financing illegals and fiscal responsibility, mega-donors begin to see the downside to elite universities, and Trump’s case postponed. Share This

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The GOP Nominee Race Takes Shape After New Hampshire and Other News

Join Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Sami Winc to discuss the news of the week: campaign trail notes and questions, Supreme Court ruling allows federal agents subvert border defenses, our universities plagued by anti-Semitism and greedy professors, and are we at war with Iran? Share This

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Left Ideology and Post-Civilizational World

In this episode, Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler explain the reasons elites approve of Biden’s record, Davos elites’ selective criminalization, university reputations in the balance, Rice University offering “Afro-chemistry”, and “insurrection,” Oct. 7, and Left ideology. Share This

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Can We Save our Universities?

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness It took the widely reported, repellent, and exempt wave of anti-Semitism and violent pro-Hamas protestors harassing Jews, finally to convince Americans that their own hallmark universities are illiberal centers of mediocrity and intolerance—and increasingly unsafe. Of course, Americans had long known that something had gone wrong at their colleges. They had increasingly …

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Hamas and Amoral Clarity

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness One unexpected blowback from the medieval Hamas’s barbaric murdering of hundreds of Israeli civilians is the revelation of current global amorality. More than 20 Harvard university identity politics groups pledged their support to the Hamas murderers—to the utter silence for days of Harvard President Claudine Gay. Americans knew higher education …

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Is the Left Happy That They Got Their Wish?

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness America has been in a veritable cultural revolution since the 1960s. Nearly all our major institutions finally became woke—the administrative state, traditional and social media, universities, K-12, the corporate boardroom, entertainment, professional sports, and the foundations. So the Obama and the Biden administrations finally seemed to have achieved their aims, …

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Immigration, Weaponization, and Censorship

In this episode, Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler examine the old left’s idea of immigration, Simpson-Mazzoli Act, sentencing Jan. 6 participants, weaponizing the administration, the censorship industrial complex, and de-leftification of universities. Share This

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