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Yale



  • The Critique of "Grand Strategy" at Yale is Decades Overdue

    by Jim Sleeper

    In a changing world, Yale's decision to follow the lead of influential donors to steer its Grand Strategy program toward the established orthodoxy of the national security state doesn't just fail the principles of liberal education, it fails the long-term ability of the United States to steer a course in world affairs.



  • A Pyrrhic Victory for Plutocrats at Yale?

    by Daniel Drezner

    "Everyone in the academy is now fully aware of just how far Yale’s administration is willing to warp academic freedom in the pursuit of donor management. To say this is not a good look for an institution that relies on prestige and recognition would be an understatement."



  • Yale Affirms Celebrated "Vinland" Map is a Forgery

    “The Vinland Map is a fake,” Raymond Clemens, the curator of early books and manuscripts at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale, said in a statement this month. “There is no reasonable doubt here."



  • It isn't Just the Taliban that Ousted Americans from Asia: The End of Yale-NUS

    by Jim Sleeper

    "A deeper reason for Singapore’s expulsion of Yale is the same one that’s been given to justify America’s expulsion from Afghanistan: For all its glitter and wealth-generating capacity, American liberal capitalism has been undermining itself with manic speed, along with the civic-republican institutions, beliefs, and liberal education that have given the system its legitimacy."



  • Is Art History Becoming Too Woke?

    by Bendor Grosvenor

    After Yale made the decision to pull its course "Introduction to the History of Art: Renaissance to the Present," historian Bendor Grosvenor takes a look at the influence of political correctness on art history. 



  • History is Often Closer Than We Think

    by Wayne Willis

    “Isn’t it interesting that you are talking to a man, who talked to a man who was exactly your age, only 110 years ago?"