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Peter W. Wood

Peter W. Wood is president of the National Association of Scholars. A former professor of anthropology and college provost, he is the author of Wrath: America Enraged and 1620: A Critical Response to the 1619 Project.

Politics

The Democrats put on a January 6 pageant

Charlie Chaplin would have been proud

By Peter W. Wood

Culture

A flag under foot

This Memorial Day let’s remember what that flag stood for — and what it could stand for again

By Peter W. Wood

Education

The diversity monster is loose

DEI will only die when we realize no good can come from racial resentment

By Peter W. Wood

Education

Stop reading

Literacy is overrated

By Peter W. Wood

Culture

Finding the religious right in remote Wisconsin

Odd though they can be, such communities are as old as America itself

By Peter W. Wood

Culture

How ‘questioning authority’ gave us wokeness

Rebelling against everything has led not to less authority but bad authority — like Dr. Fauci and 1619

By Peter W. Wood

Education

When Harvard canceled a black professor

It’s what we’ve come to expect from higher education

By Peter W. Wood

Russia

The reporter who covered up the Ukrainian famine

Now is the time to de-Pulitzer Walter Duranty, who ran cover for the Soviets

By Peter W. Wood

Russia

The strange ideology that could be driving Putin

Eurasianism, as it’s called, sees a common historical destiny for all the non-Russian peoples of Russia

By Peter W. Wood

Education

Emma Camp almost gets it

The root problem is the ideology on which the censorious campus regime is founded

By Peter W. Wood

Law

The latest smear campaign against Clarence Thomas

With a major racial preferences case before the Court, the left wants him out

By Peter W. Wood

Europe

Is Europe a continent? Does it matter? 

The ‘continent’ is a lot more than what Nikole Hannah-Jones considers a racist ‘dog whistle’

By Peter W. Wood

Policy

Our present bewilderment

Greta Thunberg-style eco-apocalypse ranting is now common sense on the left

By Peter W. Wood

COVID

The art of the Covid protest song

They are angry at vaccines mandates, vaccine passports, but mostly at government highhandedness

By Peter W. Wood

Culture

Black History Month and the usable past

Aggregate history washes away the details that represent an actual life lived

By Peter W. Wood

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