ON-Lion Letter

Entries for July 2014

Professor's prediction:  University of Wisconsin's newest diversity plan, latest in long line, destined for same ineffectual fate as previous ones
"Many American colleges and universities are in the thrall of 'diversity,' but none more so than my institution, the University of Wisconsin," begins ...

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Center of the American Experiment’s Mitch Pearlstein explores declining state of American family and what it means for our future
The United States has the highest family-fragmentation rates in the industrial world.  Nonmarital birth rates for the nation as a whole are 40%, ...

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Prager University course covers "BDS:  The Attempt to Strangle Israel"
A July online video course from Prager University covers "BDS:  The Attempt to Strangle Israel."  BDS "may sound harmless, according to...

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Concord Chamber Orchestra to perform free Summer concerts in Milwaukee area
Milwaukee's Concord Chamber Orchestra (CCO) will perform at no cost in beautiful, mostly outdoor settings on afternoons or evenings throughout the are...

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Jon Huntsman, Sr., to receive 2014 William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership at Philanthropy Roundtable's annual meeting
The Philanthropy Roundtable in Washington, D.C., has announced the selection of Jon Huntsman, Sr., as the 2014 recipient of the William E. Simon Prize...

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American Enterprise Institute's Michael McShane asks if Irish students know more about American history than American students
"[A] few weeks ago, thousands of Irish students sat for their leaving certificate exams, a set of exams that they must pass in order to graduate from ...

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Hillel Fradkin and Lewis Libby of Hudson Institute outline difficulties America faces in new environment of "Islamic Awakening"
"More than three years ago, revolts broke out in several Arab countries against their authoritarian regimes," begin Hillel Fradkin and Lewis Libby in ...

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Tax Foundation explains bonus expensing and how adding it to tax reform would expand production, raise productivity and wages, and increase employment
The U.S. Congress "is currently considering tax extenders, the renewal of expiring or recently expired tax provisions," begins a July paper from the T...

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National Review Institute welcomes five new policy fellows to continue work of William F. Buckley in advancing free society
Founded by William F. Buckley, Jr., in 1955, National Review magazine has defined the modern conservative movement.  Founded in 1991, the Nationa...

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Is grad school for you?
Whether you are in the workforce or still an undergraduate, you may be wondering if graduate school is right for you. On June 29, the America’s...

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