Professor’s case exposes bias

February 23, 2005

Tenure hasn't been all it's cracked up to be for University of Oklahoma professor David Deming. Sure, he still has a job, but it wasn't enough to keep him out of the basement.

Deming's situation is a perfect example of what's wrong with today's academic establishment. The modern academy is too often characterized by political and intellectual conformism and a willingness to silence people who don't just go along to get along -- people like Deming...

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