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Learning For Its Own Sake, For Everyone

Everyone knows that something is wrong with education in the United States, but no one agrees about what it is. Explanations of our difficulties—driven...

“We Are Their Switchpoint”: An Effective Model Addressing Homelessness

No one I’ve ever known woke up one morning and decided to become homeless. Rather, life happened. Sometimes life crashes down in the form...

The Four Corners of Liberalism: Mapping Out a Common Ground

Liberalism, Adam Gopnik tells us in A Thousand Small Sanities, “suffers from being a practice before it is an ideology, a temperament and a...

Diversify Holistically to Reverse Polarization and Achieve Academic Excellence

Achieving a diverse student body, faculty, and staff are worthwhile aspirations for any university. Diverse lived experiences and viewpoints improve our thinking, sharpen debate,...

A Brief Interview with John McWhorter

A Brief Interview with John McWhorter In this short question and answer interview, John McWhorter succinctly describes for Profectus Mag the key takeaways from his...