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Why the Chattanooga Mayor’s Plans to Stop Upkeep of Confederate Cemetery is Misguided

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 8:00pm 8/20/2017 at 8:00pm
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There is a deserved reverence that applies across the board for the men and women who gave their lives, many, unwillingly for a cause they may or may not have championed. Alas…

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke announced Friday plans to “renounce its position as a trustee” of a local Confederate Cemetery.

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Statue of St. Junipero Serra appears to have been vandalized

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 10:30am 8/20/2017 at 10:30am
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Monuments to Confederate soldiers aren’t the only memorials being target by social justice vandals.

Not only was a statue of St. Joan of Arc in New Orleans tagged with “Tear it Down” graffiti, a sculpture of another Catholic state looks as if it has been the target of vandalism...

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Merkel Government Threatens ‘Legal Measures’ to Impose Gender Quota in Corporate Boardrooms

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 2:00pm 8/17/2017 at 2:00pm
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Just weeks until the September election, Merkel government is threatening “legal measures” against large German companies that fail to implement a ‘gender quota’ by putting more women on their executive boards. In what could simply be cheap antics to garner votes from women, the Merkel government is waging a war against...

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Community College in Michigan Creates Social Justice Retreat for HS Students

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 7:30am 8/17/2017 at 7:30am

This is straight up left wing indoctrination masquerading as education.

The Blaze reports:

Community college creates ‘social justice retreat’ for high school students

Michigan’s Kellogg Community College’s Center for Diversity and Innovation will host an overnight...

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Oregon State to Offer Social Justice Course on ‘Fat Studies’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/11/2017 at 1:30pm

Sometimes the progressive curriculum is beyond parody. This is an apt example of that.

Campus Reform reported:

‘Fat Studies’ course deems ‘weightism’ a ‘social justice issue’

Oregon State University will offer a spring course on “fat studies” in order to teach students how “weight-based oppression” is a “social justice issue.”

According to a syllabus for...

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Social Justice Journalism Grant at Brandeis U. Excludes White Men

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/10/2017 at 1:30pm

This is the only group the left seems to have no problem discriminating against. The exclusion of any other group would immediately trigger a lawsuit.

The Daily Caller reports:

Brandeis University Social Justice Journalism Grant Excludes White Men

Brandeis University is offering a new $10,000 journalism grant for journalists interested in social justice issues....

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U. Oregon Journalism School to Increase Focus on Gender, Diversity, Ethics

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 7:30am 8/10/2017 at 7:30am
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The University of Oregon Journalism School is obviously training the next generation of mainstream media reporters.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

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Oregon State Imposes Mandatory “Diversity Education” for Students Who Live on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/9/2017 at 1:30pm

Where are all the student protesters when schools mandate programs like this one? All they all OK with being forced into such a program?

The Daily Caller reported:

Mandatory Social Justice Education Imposed On Oregon State Students

Oregon State University is instituting mandatory “diversity education” for students who live on campus.

To facilitate this development,...

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Investigator Determines Student’s Social Justice Bake Sale Didn’t Violate Federal Law

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

What happened here is that a student held a bake sale mocking social justice and ended up being investigated.

Think about that.

The Daily Caller reports:

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Case Western Reserve U. Offering Students $500 Grants to Attend Social Justice Conferences

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 7, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/7/2017 at 1:30pm

You have to wonder if the school doles out cash for conservative students to attend conferences.

Campus Reform reports:

Case Western shells out $500 grants for social justice conferences

Case Western Reserve University is offering to cover the cost of travel expenses and housing for students seeking to attend “social justice” conferences.

According to an...

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Professor Warns Social Justice Warriors are Ruining the Study of Engineering

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 11:30am 8/5/2017 at 11:30am

Social justice warriors are always looking to expand their worldview into new areas. Academia has been fertile ground for this crowd.

Campus Reform reports:

‘Social justice warriors’ are ruining engineering, prof warns

Engineering education has been infiltrated by a “phalanx of social justice warriors” who are steadily corrupting the field, according to a Michigan...

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Washington State Now Paying Students to Promote Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 8:30am 7/23/2017 at 8:30am

Work study programs sure have changed over the years.

Check out this story from Campus Reform:

Students get $11/hr to “advance social justice and diversity”

Washington State University is paying students who know “how power, privilege, oppression operates” $11 per hour to “promote equity and advance social justice.”

The “Social Justice Peer Educators” program was...

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Radical Group La Raza Renames Itself UnidosUS

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 17, 2017 at 5:52pm 7/17/2017 at 5:52pm
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Radical Latino advocacy group (so they claim), National Council of La Raza recently announced a name change. No longer will the group be represented as a National Council of Race (literal translation), instead, they’ll call themselves something a bit more palatable — UnidosUS, or “UnitedUS”.

Like most corporate overhauls, the rebranding...

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This is Evergreen State College: “I was told that I couldn’t go into the room because I was white”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 9:26pm 7/16/2017 at 9:26pm
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McKenzie Kyger is a white Evergreen State College student who made news when she appeared at a public legislative hearing about the problems at Evergreen related to Prof. Bret Weinstein.

Kyger told the legislators about her experience with pervasive anti-white racism being taught as part of the integral model of social justice...

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Cal State East Bay Seeks Prof to Bring Social Justice to Shakespeare

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 1:00pm 7/15/2017 at 1:00pm

The left won’t be satisfied until every academic subject is put through the progressive wood chipper.

The College Fix reports:

University to hire professor who can teach Shakespeare through social justice lens

The wit and wisdom found within the works of William Shakespeare may soon be taught through the lenses of social justice and...

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Kafkatrapped at Evergreen State College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 8:00pm 7/8/2017 at 8:00pm
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Bret Weinstein is a professor at Evergreen State College in Washington State who ran afoul of student and faculty social justice warriors when he objected to a proposal to have white leave campus for a day.

Weinstein’s reasonable and nuanced objection was met with confrontation, as we documented many times. See our ...

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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.”

The “Bruce...

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