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GLENN HARLAN REYNOLDS is the Beauchamp Brogan distinguished professor of law at the University of Tennessee. He has written numerous books and articles on space law and policy and has served as executive vice president of the National Space Society, as well as on a White House advisory committee on space policy.
We are now entering the third and greatest phase of space exploration and development. In the first stage, visionaries imagined the future and tinkered with small rockets. In the second, big government programs proved that the visionaries’ visions were possible, though expensive.
Social media giants are poisoning our journalism, our politics, our relationships and ultimately our minds. Glenn Reynolds looks at the up and downsides of social media and at proposals for regulation, and offers his own fix that respects free speech while reducing social media’s toll.
The terms “Front-Row Kids” and “Back-Row Kids,” coined by the photographer Chris Arnade, describe the divide between the educated upper middle class, who are staying ahead in today’s economy, and the less educated working class, who are doing poorly. The differences in education—and the values associated with elite schooling—have produced a divide in America that is on a par with that of race.
In The Education Apocalypse, Glenn Harlan Reynolds explains how American education as we knew it collapsed – and how we can all benefit from unprecedented power and freedom in the aftermath.
In The New School, Glenn Harlan Reynolds explains how parents, students and educators can, and must, reclaim and remake American education.