22 august 2019

Students retreating from politics as campuses become progressive playgrounds


America’s frequently-decried lack of civility and obsession with tribalism is amplified within education, with damaging results, as a new poll from Young America’s Foundation suggests. Perhaps unsurprisingly, young people are retreating from the intellectual battlefield despite an awareness that America is at a pivotal point in her history. The poll was conducted by Echelon Insights surveying 2,000 Americans aged 13 to 22. It found nearly half of respondents (46 percent) had stopped themselves [...]