Category: Opinion

  • Irrational arguments plague critical race theory

    It has become apparent that critical race theory (CRT) supporters are now engaging in illogical arguments to convey the doctrine as something other than what it is. As if to purport it as separate from critical theory and Marxism. This would be like saying America has never been influenced by…

  • Lessons from the UNC tenure debacle

    When I was asked to join the faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill in 2005, I never dreamt of asking for tenure, even though I was a national, if not global, thought leader in a major and growing field of study. I was hired to create and teach the MBA courses on…

  • A love letter to America from an immigrant

    I became an American citizen in 2010. That same day, I registered to vote and voted.  I love this country with a love that I have found only immigrants have. There’s a reason my family came here. That reason is that the United States is a good country—dare I say…

  • The role of the government in perpetuating modern-day eugenics

    Eugenics is not a thing of the past. The prevalence of eugenics has taken many forms throughout human history. In fact, North Carolina was known to be one of the most aggressive propagators of eugenics in the United States. In an effort to alleviate poverty and simultaneously improve the gene…

  • We all want better schools

    Education encompasses more than vocational training. It introduces learners to great swaths of human experience. It broadens perspective. It provides historical context. It builds character. It fires the imagination.

  • Olympics should be about athletes, not the activists

    The saddest thing about the whole Gwen Berry incident is that media coverage, by and large, cares more about this individual’s activism than the extraordinary events that transpired that day for the athletes. DeAnna Price, the Olympian hammer thrower and 2019 U.S. hammer throw world champion, took first place during…