Is It Time to Spit on Teachers?

Child Abusing Chalkies Escape Public Scrutiny. Teachers are more likely to be pedophiles than priests are - so why aren't they held in the same contempt? A Devil's Curmudgeon. A generation or so ago in Ireland, a priest was a figure of respect, if not awe. Not any more. Priests have become publicly reviled in …

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Time to Bulldoze the Universities

And there was much rejoicing amongst the children. A bold call? Certainly. Extreme? Without a doubt. Am I serious? Not entirely, but…things are fast reaching a pass where the wholesale dismantling of the existing university sector and rebuilding from scratch may be the only recourse. When even left-leaning academics like feminist social critic Professor Camille …

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Failed Ideology Comes Back for Another go at Our Kids

Thomas Sowell wrote that, “Intellectuals enjoy a similar insulation from the consequences of being wrong, in a way that no businessman, military leader, engineer or even athletic coach can”. As a consequence intellectuals refuse to abandon their pet theories no matter how often their theories fail in the real world. Nearly a decade ago, the …

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