Fellow Travelers of our Enemies Then and Now


In a previous post I mentioned Jennifer Delton’s summary of the prevailing view of professors dealing with the Cold War who teach that America was the villain. Sympathy for our enemies is the standard progressive posture — which is why they get so hysterical whenever the word “patriotism” is mentioned. Delton’s article is in fact [...]

Stalinist Orthodoxy in the Teaching of American History


If I were to write that professors at American universities were almost universally teaching students the Communist view of America’s cold war history my comment would be dismissed as that of an “extremist” and “right-wing ideologue.” Yet that is exactly the claim made by a leftist academic [...]