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Are Colleges and Universities Bastions of the Left? March 21, 2009

Posted by thestellaranomaly in College.
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With Good Reason, a public radio show, discusses the conventional wisdom that today’s colleges and universities are hotbeds of liberal thought.  It features a good debate between two professors from my Alma mater, George Mason University.  Daniel Klein, an economics professor and self-professed “libertarian,” argues for that today’s universities are indeed biased towards the left.  While Bruce Smith, a public policy professor and self-proclaimed “conservative” argues that we need more politics in the classroom, not less.  He even calls a few of his fellow conservatives “whiners.”  Very interesting.  (more…)