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Israeli Universities Look to Asia Amid Boycott Threats in West

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 10:30am 7/12/2017 at 10:30am

Israel is responding to threats of academic boycotts in the West by creating alliances in Asia. This is a smart move. Who could blame them?

The Times of Higher Education reports:

As Western boycotts continue, Israeli universities look to Asia

Nestled between Europe, Asia and Africa, in a country reputed to be home to...

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Christina Hoff Sommers: Intersectionality Driving Campus Threat to Free Speech

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 7:30am 7/12/2017 at 7:30am

Our friend Christina Hoff Sommers has written a new column at the American Enterprise Institute which focuses on the current threat to free speech.

The Threat to Free Speech

When Heather Mac Donald’s “blue lives matter” talk was shut down by a mob at Claremont McKenna College, the president of neighboring Pomona College...

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‘For the love of God, treason is defined in the Constitution. This is not treason.’

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 7:00am 7/12/2017 at 7:00am
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Democrats and their media allies are acting as if they’ve finally hit the Russian collusion jackpot over the revelation that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer. Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Senator Tim Kaine, has even suggested this could be evidence of treason.

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Freshmen at San Jose State University Must Now Pay for Microaggression Training

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/11/2017 at 1:30pm

This is an example of how progressive concepts are legitimized by academia. These students have to pay for their indoctrination.

Campus Reform reports:

San Jose State freshmen pay for own microaggressions training

Freshmen at San Jose State University now have to pay for their own diversity training, which is incorporated into a Frosh Orientation...

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New York Times Profiles the Downfall of Mizzou

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 10:30am 7/11/2017 at 10:30am

The situation at Mizzou has gotten so bad that even the liberal media can no longer ignore the story.

From the New York Times:

Long After Protests, Students Shun the University of Missouri

In the fall of 2015, a grassy quadrangle at the center of the University of Missouri became known nationwide as the...

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Evergreen State Faculty Member Describes ‘Warzone’ on Campus

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 7:30am 7/11/2017 at 7:30am
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The College Fix has obtained some documents which shed light on the environment at Evergreen State College.

From their report:

Evergreen State upheaval felt like some sort of warzone, scholar says

The recent upheaval at Evergreen State College caused a massive breakdown in normal operations as throngs of students confronted...

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Cracked Article on ‘Frauds Stealing Native American Culture’ Leaves Someone Out

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 7:00am 7/11/2017 at 7:00am
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Cracked.com used to be an entertaining humor site but in recent years has devolved into a place for social justice warriors to write listicles about feminism, racism, and cultural appropriation.

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Ivy League Faculty Members Spent Over $2.5 Million on Hillary’s Campaign

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Posted by    Monday, July 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/10/2017 at 1:30pm

All that cash didn’t do her much good in the end, did it?

The Dally Caller reported:

$2.6 Million Spent By Ivy League On Hillary. Trump? $15,000

Faculty members from the eight Ivy League schools poured over $2.5 million into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, a figure over 150 times...

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George Washington U. Prof Suggests Course on Understanding Trump Voters

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Posted by    Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:00am 7/10/2017 at 11:00am
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Could liberals really be so out of touch with middle class Americans that they have to study them?

Campus Reform reports:

Law prof proposes ‘white middle-class studies’ discipline

A George Washington University Law School professor thinks colleges should offer “white middle-class studies” or “blue collar studies” in the age of President Trump.

According to The...

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U. Oklahoma Prof Accused of Misrepresenting Native American Ancestry

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Posted by    Monday, July 10, 2017 at 7:30am 7/10/2017 at 7:30am
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This story sounds incredibly familiar for some reason.

The College Fix reports:

U. Oklahoma ‘Native’ controversy showcases academia’s inconsistent position on race

The academy, especially the progressive academy, just c...

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WaPo Blames Conservative Talk Radio for Bernie Bro Who Shot Scalise

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Posted by    Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 5:00pm 7/9/2017 at 5:00pm

The Washington Post has fallen almost as far as CNN. In a news analysis article, the paper tries to shift blame for James Hodgkinson’s attempt to murder Republican congressmen on conservative talk radio.

It’s an established fact that Hodgkinson was a Bernie-loving, anti-Trump, Rachel Maddow “super fan,” so wouldn’t it make more...

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NJ Man Charged With Threats That Closed Evergreen State Released from Jail

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Posted by    Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 12:00pm 7/9/2017 at 12:00pm
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It turns out there was a real person making violent threats to Evergreen State. He’s been released from jail with conditions.

The Seattle Times reports:

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California Democrats Sue College Republicans (Yes, Really)

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Posted by    Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 9:30am 7/9/2017 at 9:30am
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It turns out Democrats don’t like “resistance” when it’s used against their party. Who could have guessed?

Townhall reports:

California Dems Suing College Republicans in Latest Temper Tantrum

Despite Jerry Brown using “goon squads” to intimidate voters, and angry Democratic Party leaders verbally assaulting signature gatherers, organizers of the effort to recall California state...

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CNN Gone Wild Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 7:30am 7/9/2017 at 7:30am
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CNN’s overreaction to this only made them look even sillier. If that was possible.

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Georgetown Linguist Finds Trump’s Way of Speaking Key to His Success

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Posted by    Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/8/2017 at 1:30pm
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Liberals often mock Trump’s simple and direct speaking style but a linguist at Georgetown suggests this is one of his assets.

From the Washington Post:

This linguist studied...

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Antioch U. Seattle Offers Student Grants for Social Justice Projects

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Posted by    Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 12:30pm 7/8/2017 at 12:30pm

Isn’t it amazing how much support there is in academia for anything that can be counted as social justice?

Campus Reform reports:

University offers students funding for social justice projects

Antioch University Seattle (AUS) recently unveiled a new grant program to “encourage recipients to break new ground in the promotion of social justice.”

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Texas Judge Throws Out Profs’ Lawsuit Against Campus Carry

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Posted by    Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 10:30am 7/8/2017 at 10:30am

Remember when Obamacare passed and liberals told everyone they had to accept it because it was the law of the land? Funny how that argument doesn’t apply in this case.

Red Alert Politics reports:

A win for gun rights: Texas judge throws out professors’ lawsuit against campus...

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