Rescuing 1st Amendment from college campuses

by Nat Hentoff -- I wonder what our founders would have thought of this: "Last fall, FIRE (the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) mailed warning letters to more than 300 public more…

MLK's nonviolence? Not with barbaric ISIS

by Nat Hentoff -- For years, I haven't missed a press release from this nation's Catholic League. Late last month, Bill Donohue, the director of the civil rights organization, showed all Americans more…

Must American students pass citizenship test?

by Nat Hentoff -- To preserve who we are as Americans, nothing is more important for our students than to know how, as constitutionally protected citizens, they are distinct from people of more…

Does your college allow free speech?

by Nat Hentoff -- Will any of the 2016 presidential candidates mention the many colleges that widely censor students' free speech? Probably not. But at least a news analyst has followed the more…

The Circus Lady helps fractious Ferguson

by Nat Hentoff -- Increasingly known throughout the United States and abroad, the "Circus Lady" – the founder, executive and artistic director of St. Louis-based Circus Harmony – "has a long history more…

Obama warmly legitimizes Cuban dictatorship

by Nat Hentoff -- I have long been reporting on Castro-ruled Cuba and, indeed, was there not long after Fidel Castro had taken over the country. What became clear, as the number more…