Martin Cothran

Martin Cothran

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Martin Cothran is the editor of Classical Teacher magazine, published by Memoria Press, and the director of the Classical Latin School Association.

Recent blog posts by this author

Why There’s a Rising Tide of Left-Wing Violence on Campus

That goose-stepping you heard last week was the latest in an increasingly frequent series of violent protests by left-wing students directed at shutting down conservative voices on campus—protests many of which are encouraged by professors and...

Bill Nye, the Gender Ideology Guy

Bill Nye has become the de facto spokesman for science. He and his trademark bow tie were featured in last month’s March for Science, and he has become a perennial presence on American television, speaking on a wide variety of scientific issues (...

No, The Catholic Church Didn’t Punish Galileo for Heliocentrism

If you’re going to pose as being objective, it’s always good to have your facts straight. Scientific American, clearly stung by criticism that the March for Science (which it had helped promote) had been politicized, published a defense of...

Why is the Scientific Community Blaming Trump for Their Problems?

Scientists should spend more time in the laboratory and less time marching in the streets. If they did, perhaps they could solve some of the problems with science that they are blaming on other people. This weekend’s “March for Science” was held...

Is Berkeley the Fort Sumter of a New Civil War?

Could the college town where the “Free Speech Movement” began be the place where it ends? That's the question asked by Frances Dinkelspiel, writing in The Daily Beast, after covering the confrontation this weekend between far-left anti-free-...

Wellesley Student Paper Defends Censorship... with Horrible Grammar

Critics of political correctness allege that America’s college students are now so immersed in ideological political activism that they are not learning very much. How to write English, for example. Editors at the Wellesley College student...

Most Scientific Studies Today Are 'Fake Science'

We’ve all heard the expression “According to research...” followed by some scientific finding that we are expected, given this prefatory expression, to accept without question. But as it turns out, even in a field as supposedly...

Boys Don’t Need Books That ‘Put Them in Touch with Their Feelings’

If you listen to cultural authorities on the question of why boys aren't readings books, you will quickly discover the problem: the politically correct experts themselves and the Children's Literature/Industrial Complex with which they are allied...

Millennials Postponing Adulthood, Study Shows

If a new study is right, many Millennials will require full-time care much earlier in life than Baby Boomers. In fact, many of them seem to require it now. According to the new study from Bowling Green State University, Millennials are...

The Cultural Illiteracy of Today’s Christians

The news came recently that Family Christian Stores, the nation's largest retail Christian book chain, is going out of business. In fact, it is interesting that the word "books" was no longer in the business's title anymore, a good indication of the...

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