Wall Street Wrecks Academia

By: Monday December 30, 2013 4:22 am

Academia is supposed to be a place of scholarship, an environment free of conflicting interests and only dedicated to the search for knowledge. But according to a report by The New York Times Wall Street has weaseled their way into the ivory tower to slant the scholarship in their favor. Those academics who play ball [...]

Politics at the Oscars: Support for Unions, Prosecutions for Financial Fraud

By: Monday February 28, 2011 7:25 am

Yesterday I profiled a few of the actors who made it out to Wisconsin in solidarity with union workers whose rights were threatened. I had a sense that spirit would find its way into the Oscars last night, and it did. Hollywood isn’t actually a super-liberal town, but it’s a big union town. On any [...]