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Prof Who Refused to Use Gender Neutral Pronouns Banned From Google and YouTube

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 7:30am 8/2/2017 at 7:30am

Tolerance is no longer enough. If you don’t use progressive approved language, you can be punished.

The Daily Caller reports:

Google And YouTube Ban Prof Who Refused To Use Gender-Neutral Pronouns

A professor in Canada who refuses to use gender-neutral pronouns and criticizes social justice issues was banned from using his Google and YouTube...

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NYT Editor: “leaders of the Women’s March fawning over anti-Semites and cop killers”

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 7:00am 8/2/2017 at 7:00am
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The Women’s March movement has embraced Linda Sarsour, Rasmea Odeh, and Assata Shakur. In a very short amount of time, they’ve gone to the extreme radical left and people are noticing.

What began as a protest of the election of Trump, has already devolved into an anti-police, anti-Israel caricature of the worst...

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U. Minnesota Has Safe Space Exclusively for LGBT Students and People of Color

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/1/2017 at 1:30pm

Straight white people need not apply.

Campus Reform reports:

UMN safe space only for ‘same-gender-loving people of color’

The University of Minnesota offers a program called “Tongues Untied” that is reserved exclusively for “People of Color who identify as LGBTQIA...

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Columbia Teacher Conference Addresses Microaggressions and White Privilege

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 10:30am 8/1/2017 at 10:30am

Is the madness we see on college campuses coming soon to a public school classroom near you?

The Daily Caller reports:

Columbia University Teachers Conference Tackles ‘Whiteness’ And ‘Microaggressions’

A recent conference hosted at Columbia University for teachers included workshops on dealing with white privilege and challenging microaggressions in the classroom.

In the “Reimagining Education...

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Women’s Studies Scholar Wishes Someone Would Shoot Trump

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 7:30am 8/1/2017 at 7:30am
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Criticizing President Obama was deemed racism by progressives. Things sure have changed under Trump.

The College Fix reports:

Women’s studies scholar says of Trump: ‘I wish someone would just shoot him outright’

A gender, sexuality and women’s studies scholar recently called President Donald Trump a “joke” and wished “someone would just shoot him outright”...

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Does Trump Need to Declare an Emergency on Opioids?

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 7:00am 8/1/2017 at 7:00am
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While the battle over Obamacare has raged, it has taken attention away from the ongoing opioid crisis. Now, Trump’s own commission on opioids has asked him to declare a national emergency.

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Profs Claim Color Blindness to Race is Unethical

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Posted by    Monday, July 31, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/31/2017 at 1:30pm

Doesn’t it sometimes seem like progressives in academia are setting us back years in terms of racial equality?

Campus Reform reports:

Color-blindness is ‘unethical,’ USC profs declare

Two University of South Carolina professors argue in a recent paper that “color-blind racial attitudes” are “unethical” and “can also perpetuate White norms.”

Mary Ann Priester and...

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UC Irvine Rescinds Nearly 500 Fall Admission Offers

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Posted by    Monday, July 31, 2017 at 10:30am 7/31/2017 at 10:30am
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This has public relations nightmare written all over it.

FOX News reports:

California university pulls almost 500 fall admission offers

University of California, Irvine officials have rescinded hundreds of admission offers for the upcoming fall semester.

The Los Angeles Times reported that offers to 499 UC Irvine students were withdrawn — 290 of them for...

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Women’s Groups at Harvard Frustrated by Same Sex Clubs Ban

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Posted by    Monday, July 31, 2017 at 7:30am 7/31/2017 at 7:30am
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This is rich in irony because the ban on same sex clubs was largely done with equality for women in mind.

The Boston Globe reports:

Harvard women’s groups frustrated by efforts to ban them

Just blocks from the multimillion-dollar brick mansions owned by Harvard University’s legendary all-male final clubs is a separate world.

Here, drab...

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Before Evergreen SJWs came for Bret Weinstein, they came for this Native American Student

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Posted by    Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/30/2017 at 1:30pm
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A student from Evergreen State College named Kai-Ave Douvia is of Native American and Puerto Rican descent.

He’s also a progressive, yet he became the target of fellow students at Evergreen before the protests began this spring.

His story provides insight on how students at the school think and what led to the...

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Princeton University to Offer Course on Foundations of Conservatism

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This is encouraging news. It also serves as a reminder of how few schools offer such courses.

The College Fix reports:

Princeton to offer class on ‘Intellectual Foundations of Modern Conservatism’

One Princeton University professor, concerned over the deep dearth of opportunities for students at the Ivy League institution to explore the principles underpinning...

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U. Iowa Student Paper Suggests Not Being Stupid is a Form of Privilege

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Apparently, stupid people are the newest victim class on campus.

The Daily Caller reports:

UPDATE: Not Being Stupid Is ‘Cognitive Privilege’ Now, Which Is Just Like White Privilege

The University of Iowa’s student newspaper has announced the discovery of a special privilege which intelligent people acquire as an accident of birth. This new privilege...

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Engineers Confused by Microaggressions Workshop at Academic Conference

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

Can you blame these folks for feeling bewildered by a segment on microaggressions at this type of event?

Campus Reform reports:

Engineers baffled by ‘microaggression’ workshop at conference

A recent academic conference on advanced manufacturing techniques was interrupted for an hour-long workshop on microaggressions.

Louisiana State University hosted its second annual Consortium for Innovation in...

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Republicans and Repeals Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 7:30am 7/30/2017 at 7:30am

It was a very disappointing week for anyone who expected the GOP to deliver on Obamacare.

This also happened.

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Scandal Highlights Media’s Double Standard

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Posted by    Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 7:20pm 7/29/2017 at 7:20pm

Former DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is at the center of a scandal involving her former IT staffer.

We covered the scandal in recent posts:

But you’d never know there was a scandal by the...

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Students Beware: College Loan Debt Never Goes Away

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Posted by    Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 4:00pm 7/29/2017 at 4:00pm

The article from Reuters I’ve excerpted below is a cautionary tale to students and parents. When it comes to college loans, you must borrow wisely.

Student loan borrowers, herded into default, face a relentless collector: the U.S.

Lakisha Johnson figured all she needed was her 2016 tax refund to get her and her...

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U. Michigan Hiring Bias Administrator for ‘Cultural Appropriation Prevention’

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Academia is overloading itself with pointless administrator positions. And then people wonder why tuition keeps rising so much.

Campus Reform reports:

UMich hiring admin for ‘cultural appropriation prevention’

The University of Michigan is looking for someone to clamp down on “students of concern” and “enact cultural appropriation prevention initiatives.”

A job posting on the school’s...

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