Jane Shaw Stroup

Jane Shaw Stroup is the higher education editor for School Reform News at The Heartland Institute.
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Review: A Devine Defense of the Morality of Capitalism—and Western Civilization

Review of The Enduring Tension: Capitalism and the Moral Order, by Donald J. Devine, New York: Encounter Books, 2021 Some of us know Donald J. Devine as the very effective head of the...

Free Speech? Forget It.

If you are skeptical about climate change claims and have a prominent position, the New York Times will attack you. It will minimize your credentials, call you a “denialist,” sensationalize your comments, and never consider the quality of your research.

New Book Identifies Cultural Sources of Prosperity

Some years ago in my search for causes of the West’s prosperity I came across Deepak Lal’s 1999 book Unintended Consequences. The book planted the seed of an idea that has recently borne...

The Furor Over The 1619 Project

My last post addressed the New York Times’ 1619 Project. Published in August 2019—400 years after the arrival of African slaves in Virginia—the project‘s essays took up almost the entire New York Times Magazine plus a...

The War Against ‘Unbridled Capitalism’ Throughout History

Aware of my interest in history, a friend gave me a textbook he had used in college in the 1950s, Arthur S. Link’s American Epoch: A History of the United States since the...

U.S. Education Department Denies Nonprofit Status to Grand Canyon University

DOE recognition of GCU as a nonprofit would allow the school to receive federal student aid with few strings attached.

Jane Shaw Stroup

Jane Shaw Stroup is the higher education editor for School Reform News at The Heartland Institute.

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Review: A Devine Defense of the Morality of Capitalism—and Western Civilization

Review of The Enduring Tension: Capitalism and the Moral Order, by Donald J. Devine, New York: Encounter Books, 2021 Some of us know Donald J....

Free Speech? Forget It.

If you are skeptical about climate change claims and have a prominent position, the New York Times will attack you. It will minimize your credentials, call you a “denialist,” sensationalize your comments, and never consider the quality of your research.

New Book Identifies Cultural Sources of Prosperity

Some years ago in my search for causes of the West’s prosperity I came across Deepak Lal’s 1999 book Unintended Consequences. The book planted the...

The Furor Over The 1619 Project

My last post addressed the New York Times’ 1619 Project. Published in August 2019—400 years after the arrival of African slaves in Virginia—the project‘s essays took...

The War Against ‘Unbridled Capitalism’ Throughout History

Aware of my interest in history, a friend gave me a textbook he had used in college in the 1950s, Arthur S. Link’s American Epoch:...

U.S. Education Department Denies Nonprofit Status to Grand Canyon University

DOE recognition of GCU as a nonprofit would allow the school to receive federal student aid with few strings attached.