Socialists lie, people die

by Laura Hollis -- Last weekend's Wall Street Journal featured yet another article about Venezuela. Titled simply, "Venezuela is starving," the article starts with a subhead about how Venezuela was "once Latin more…

Why academia is akin to dictatorship

by Laura Hollis -- History shows with painful clarity that whenever human beings get too much power, that power ends up corrupting the very values that prompted people to seek it in more…

Want more civility? Try less federal power

by Laura Hollis -- Earlier this week, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and now-deceased Justice Antonin Scalia (posthumously) received the seventh annual Award for Civility in Public Life from Allegheny College. more…

GOP: Use the power you've been given -- please

by Laura Hollis -- There are at least three things you need for a successful political movement: convictions, courage and effective communication. The Republicans in Congress behave as if they have none more…

Real public service: America's Janitor of the Year

by Laura Hollis -- For the past four years, Cintas Corporation (a company that provides facilities maintenance supplies and services) has sponsored its Janitor of the Year contest. The company solicits nominations more…

Is online college about to skyrocket?

by Laura Hollis -- A group of law students I teach were recently discussing the merits of the traditional three-year law degree program. "Why not have only two years?" one suggested, "The more…

The left's revolutions are always violent

by Laura Hollis -- Academia is under the microscope again, following a thoroughly distressing incident at Middlebury College in Vermont last week. Conservative author Charles Murray had been invited by a student more…