Learning Liberty: Congress Should Fund the “American History for Freedom” Initiative

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(From forbes.com):

By Thomas K. Lindsay

It has been ten years since the Federal Higher Education Act was last reauthorized. Little-noticed at the time, the 2008 reauthorization added a new provision—“American History for Freedom” (AHF)—which sought to counteract the politically correct agenda that has become all the rage at too many colleges and universities. AHF would award government funds to academic programs that focused on the political, philosophic, moral, and economic conditions of human freedom. The initiative included funding to hire philosophically unorthodox faculty—meaning, those professors who still believe American freedom is worth studying and defending.  CONTINUE READING HERE

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