July 11, 2017

William Smith, research fellow and managing director of the Center for the Study of Statesmanship, published an op-ed in The American Conservative on bad multiculturalism being taught in colleges.

While quite diverse, Western political thought has long exhibited a rough thread of agreement—from the Enlightenment and The Federalist Papers to John Stuart Mill and the present—that liberty and social progress require a free exchange of ideas, especially among elites. Even among some left-leaning liberals, the residue of this Western tradition is causing concern that the culture of intolerance on our elite campuses may compromise American domestic tranquility. What has not yet attracted attention is the collapse of tolerance at American elite universities, and its potential to affect the formation of future foreign-policy leaders.  ... 

Continue reading in The American Conservative.