Phi Beta Cons

Advancing Study of Free Markets on Campuses

In “Recapturing the University: The Hybrid Alternative,” Robert Weissburg describes the struggle over students’ minds as one between leftist academe and free-market think tanks.  

Weissburg advocates that  students “interact with think tank-based scholars in regularly scheduled for-credit classes . . . but receive their degrees from the university.” 


Ashley Thorne of the National Association of Scholars shows how and why the NAS is already at work “recapturing the university” and helping to preserve free institutions, including free markets.

Candace de Russy — Candace de Russy is a nationally recognized expert on education and cultural issues.

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