"Intellectuals, particularly academic intellectuals, tend to favor socialism and interventionism. How was the American university transformed from a center of higher learning to an outpost for socialist-inspired culture and politics?" (LINK)
"For all of their pretensions to “greater wisdom,” academics are often more likely to embrace patent foolishness than everyone else; indeed, some ideas are so ludicrous that only people in the ivory tower can believe them. No wonder William F. Buckley Jr. famously preferred to be governed by random citizens in the phone book than Harvard’s faculty." (LINK)
A Great PDF can be found (HERE) "Why do intellectuals oppose capitalism?"