Ignorance Does Not Lead to Election Bliss

On the election day The Atlantic published my article Ignorance Does Not Lead to Election Bliss. I suggest that among other factors current political state owes itself to the failures of American education system.

The Triumph of America’s Research University published in The Atlantic

Since the 19th century, the institutions’ thinkers have discovered a dazzling array of new knowledge—yet attacks on academic freedom mean all their potential is now at risk.

Please read the full article here, at The Atlantic.

The Chilling Effects of Fear published in The Atlantic

I’ve just had an article published in The Atlantic on free speech under attack at universities, not by outside forces, but by their own student body. The coddling of students’ minds has resulted in grave restrictions of free speech on campus—but academic leaders are also to blame.

Please read the full article here, at The Atlantic.

Article from The Atlantic – The Pillaging of America’s State Universities

I’ve just had an article published in The Atlantic on America’s research universities under siege. The financial struggle of public research institutions may be a matter of choice—not necessity, as public leaders say. A type of delusional thinking seems to convince American policymakers that excellent public colleges and universities can continue to be great without serious investment.

Please read the full article here, at The Atlantic.

Appearance on PBS’s Arizona Horizon

Host Ted Simons interviews Jonathan Cole regarding how great American universities have transformed the Nation, why they’re under attack and what must be done to protect them.

See the full interview here.

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