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Regulatory Capture, Teacher Unions, and CDC Abuse

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

In his seminal article in 1971 on the economic theory of regulation, the Nobel Laureate George Stigler of the University of Chicago argued that government agencies were often “captured” by the industries they were designed to regulate. Before Stigler, the common view was that noble regulators worked assiduously to correct “market failures” with regulation, in order to […]

New Report: AZ School Districts Reroute Millions that Lawmakers Intended for Teachers

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes

In 2018, Arizona state lawmakers approved the “20×2020” plan to send hundreds of millions of new dollars to public school districts so they could raise average teacher salaries by 20%. But data revealed in a new Goldwater Institute report suggests that most of that money never made it—at least, not to teachers. As shown in […]

University of Utah: ‘Systemic Anti-Black Racism Is A Public Health Crisis’

Estimated Reading Time: < 1 minute

The University of Utah has committed to “becoming ardent anti-racists” and declared “systemic anti-Black racism” as a “public health crisis,” according to a tip obtained through YAF’s Campus Bias Tip Line. An interview with Associate Vice President for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion José E. Rodríguez published on the school’s website details their “commitment to health equity.” […]

Biden’s Universal Preschool Plan

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes

There are four primary reasons that free, universal preschool should be vigorously opposed. Last week, President Biden unveiled his “American Families Plan” that would dramatically expand the federal government’s role in education and family life. In addition to paid leave, subsidized child care, and two years of “free” community college for all Americans, the $1.8 […]

Tuning Out Wokeism

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes

The current madness is the stuff of history as we watch it predictably unfold, until—and if—a few, a “happy few,” finally say to the mob, “no mas.”  If wokeness should continue and “win,” by now we all know where it will end up. After all, this is not a prairie-fire, peasants-with-pitchforks, spontaneous bottom-up revolution. The […]

It is Not Socialism, It is a Right

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, that to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” […]

AZ High School AP Exam: Emphasizing Personal Responsibility Promotes “Predjudice” Against African Americans

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An AP Psychology exam at an Arizona high school forced students to accuse government officials who promote personal responsibility of having “prejudice,” penalizing them for disagreeing. A teacher at Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale, Arizona has mistaken indoctrination for education. Submitted through YAF’s Campus Bias Tip Line, a student from Mrs. Annie William’s Psychology 101 […]

Is Critical Race Theory Coming to a Public School Near You?

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

They’re at it again. You would think that public school districts would learn their lesson at some point. After all, many of them turned their backs on students and parents in the wake of COVID-19. And now, those school districts are paying the price. But apparently, they’re too committed to their agenda. Some school districts […]

From Jim Crow to Joe Crow

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes

Readers are doubtless aware that Jim Crow was a system of state-sanctioned discrimination against black people for the basic reason of their skin color. Housing was segregated as was public accommodations and education. It was almost universally the product of the Democrat Party. Northern Liberals united with Southern bigots to ensure the rule of the […]

ASU Conservatives Smeared in Online Campaign

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

A group of conservative students at Arizona State University was smeared in an online social media campaign, targeted with doctored images and false claims. According to documents obtained exclusively through YAF’s Campus Bias Tip Line, a current representative in ASU’s student government, Daniel Lopez, reportedly helped create an Instagram page titled “Don’t Vote For These-USG!” intended […]