The National Association of Scholars digs into that movement in a new 523-page report on the state of civics education on college campuses. T he study, Making Citizens: How American Universities Teach Civics, calls this movement “New Civics.”
The New Civics seeks above all to make students into enthusiastic supporters of the New Left’s dream of “fundamentally transforming” America.
The transformation includes de-carbonizing the economy, massively redistributing wealth, intensifying identity group grievance, curtailing the free market, expanding government bureaucracy, elevating international “norms” over American Constitutional law, and disparaging our common history and ideals.
An executive summary of the advocacy group’s report lists nine findings on the state of civics education nationwide.
Among them is that traditional civics education is in deep decay while the progressive New Civics movement has taken over..."