Jonathan Zimmerman teaches education and history at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of The Amateur Hour: A History of College Teaching in America, published by Johns Hopkins University Press. He is the co-author (with Signe Wilkinson) of Free Speech, And Why You Should Give a Damn, which will be published in the spring by City of Light Press.
And the news feed of alternative facts makes it impossible to move forward.
The Donald McNeil controversy has long roots. A historian of free speech explains.
It’s chilling when my fellow liberals like Nancy Pelosi start talking about “incitement of insurrection,” a charge that’s been used against the Left and doesn’t apply here.
The only president to lose and then come back, the 24th president has lessons for the 45th.
A new book cheerfully argues that we can find jobs for all those doctoral candidates outside the academy. Don’t be too sure.