Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 20)
 

Socialism 101 Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 8:00am 2/2/2019 at 8:00am
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It’s no secret that the far left pretty much runs higher education.

But now people are beginning to see the end game for...

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U. Virginia Tries to Address Racism and Equity in its Nursing Program

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Posted by    Friday, February 1, 2019 at 12:30pm 2/1/2019 at 12:30pm

Every field in academia will eventually be subjected to social justice focused scrutiny.

The College Fix reports:

University of Virginia trains faculty, staff on how to ‘stop graduating racists’

The University of Virginia recently hosted a series of training sessions on “institutional equity” in order to address racial bias in teaching and learning.

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MIT Study Rates FOX News as Untrustworthy, Gives High Ratings to NY Times and WaPo

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Posted by    Friday, February 1, 2019 at 10:30am 2/1/2019 at 10:30am

It’s just fascinating how many of the most popular conservative sites are rated as hyperpartisan, but not the left wing ones.

Newsbusters reports:

MIT Study Attacks Fox News as ‘Not to Be Trusted’

The schools and studies that are shaping technology’s approach to fake news and censorship are biased in favor of the left.

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Freshman Applications Drop at University of California for First Time in 15 Years

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Posted by    Friday, February 1, 2019 at 8:00am 2/1/2019 at 8:00am

The University of California is certainly in no danger of closing, but this is another indication that the higher ed bubble is real.

The Los Angeles Times reports:

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Survey Finds Majority of Students Favor Ban on ‘Hurtful or Offensive’ Speech

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Posted by    Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 4:00pm 1/31/2019 at 4:00pm

We need a new pro-free speech movement in America. This is not going to get any better until we do.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Majority of students favor college bans of ‘hurtful or offensive’ speech

Colleges and universities should be able to curtail hurtful and offensive political views on campus, accord...

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University in Indiana to Segregate Students for ‘Racial Literacy’ Event

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Posted by    Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/31/2019 at 2:00pm

Why is segregation allowed to happen at all? And why does no one object?

Campus Reform reports:

Indiana Univ. segregates blacks from whites at ‘Racial Literacy’ event

Indiana University- Purdue University in Indianapolis is hosting a “White Racial Literacy Project” in order to address racial inequalities, including whiteness, on the campus. Speakers for the...

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North Carolina State Hosts Social Justice Training for Students and Staff

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Posted by    Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 12:04pm 1/31/2019 at 12:04pm

This has nothing to do with the pursuit of scholarship. It’s just mandatory political indoctrination.

The College Fix reports:

Public university hosts ‘Social Justice January’ daylong tra...

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FEAR: Democrats, Media, Never-Trumpers Continue to Pile On Howard Schultz

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Posted by    Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 9:00am 1/31/2019 at 9:00am
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For two solid years, Democrats and their media allies have called Trump a threat to Democracy.

Now many of the same people are in full meltdown mode and are even threatening boycotts of Starbucks because a successful businessman might run as an independent, which they believe will hurt their chances.

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U. Iowa Student Paper Claims MAGA Becoming Symbol of White Supremacy

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/30/2019 at 12:00pm
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It’s amazing that this false narrative is still being advanced so many days later.

Take a look at this:

Column: MAGA is becoming a symbol of white supremacy

The viral video showing a standoff between a Covington Catholic High School student and a Native American veteran shed light on the escalating visibility of racial...

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2010 Video Shows Kamala Harris Bragging About Threatening Jail for Parents of Truants

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 11:00am 1/30/2019 at 11:00am
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Newly surfaced video of then San Francisco district attorney Kamala Harris features the 2020 Democratic hopeful chuckling her way through a story about using law enforcement to combat school truancy.

She actually smiles as she describes threatening to jail parents if they don’t get their children to school.

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DePaul U. Student Running for Office in Chicago Sues Democratic Opponent for Fraud

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 10:00am 1/30/2019 at 10:00am
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David Krupa’s candidacy has been a fascinating thing to watch. Read the full backstory here.

The College Fix provides this update:

‘It will open a lot of eyes’: College politician sues opponent for election fraud

DePaul University freshman and political candidate David Krupa publicly announced on Monday that he is filing a federal lawsuit...

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Prof Questions U. Michigan’s Massive Spending on Diversity Staffers

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 8:00am 1/30/2019 at 8:00am

When more schools start closing, this gravy train will come to a swift halt. In the meantime, this professor makes an excellent point about how the money could be better spent.

Campus Reform reports:

UMich defends multi-million dollar diversity investment. Outspoken prof doesn’t buy it.

Millions of dollars spent on diversity initiatives may not...

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Home Depot Co-Founder on Rise of Socialism: “It comes right out of the universities”

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/29/2019 at 1:00pm
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Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus recently commented on Neil Cavuto’s FOX News show on the rise of socialism, especially the new Ocasio-Cortez wing of Congress, and the role higher education has played in the phenomenon.

Marcus is right to recognize higher education as a key player. Left wing concepts of social justice...

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New York State Legislation Would Allow College Financial Aid for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/29/2019 at 12:00pm

Democrats in New York have tried to do this before but were stopped by Republicans. Now the Democrats are in charge in the state and it’s full speed ahead.

The College Fix reports:

New York State legislation permits college financial aid for illegal immigrants

New York State and Governor Andrew Cuomo are on a...

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Harvard Law Prof Defends Decision to Represent Harvey Weinstein

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 10:00am 1/29/2019 at 10:00am
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Some students apparently questioned this. I remember something similar happening in the 80’s when Alan Dershowitz decided to represent Claus von Bülow.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Harvard Law Prof. Sullivan Defends Decision to Represent Weinstein Following Student Concerns

Harvard Law Professor and...

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Duke University Prof Steps Down After Encouraging Chinese Students to Speak English

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 8:00am 1/29/2019 at 8:00am

The professor simply encouraged Chinese students to speak English more often in order to improve their command of it. That sparked outrage.

FOX News reports:

Duke University professor steps down over ‘Speak English’ email: report

A Duke University professor stepped down Saturday after sparking outrage for an email that encouraged her Chinese students to...

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Princeton Prof Says Covington Kids Are Symbol of White Privilege

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Posted by    Monday, January 28, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/28/2019 at 12:00pm
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What part of being privileged includes getting threats of violence from people who work in media and entertainment?

The College Fix reports:

Princeton prof: Covington HS kids symbol of ‘white privilege,’ a yearning for 1950s

A professor from Princeton University told an MSNBC audience yesterday that, despite the facts showing the Covington High School...

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