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Left Wing “Anti-War” Banner Causes Outrage at Amherst College on 9/11

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/13/2017 at 1:30pm

The school wouldn’t take it down because they’re committed to free speech. Have you noticed the left’s free speech rights are always protected?

The Boston Herald reports:

Anti-war banner at Amherst College sparks 9/11 outrage

Amherst College officials bl...

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Assumption College Cancels Charles Murray Speech Over Threat of Antifa Violence

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 10:30am 9/13/2017 at 10:30am
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Antifa doesn’t even have to show up to shut down free speech anymore. The fear of their arrival is enough now.

Campus Reform reports:

College cancels Charles Murray over ‘mere threat’ of Antifa

Controversial economist and author Charles Murray was recently dis...

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Steve Bannon to Speak at UC Berkeley During Free Speech Week

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:30am 9/13/2017 at 7:30am
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It’ll be fascinating to see how certain members of the student body react to this.

The Los Angeles Times reports:

Steve Bannon to speak at ‘Free Speech Week’...

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U. Baltimore Students Protest Choice of Betsy DeVos as Fall Commencement Speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/12/2017 at 1:30pm
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You have to give DeVos credit for putting herself out there so often. She has to know this is going to happen.

The Baltimore Sun reports:

University of Baltimore students protest Betsy DeVos as fall commencement speaker

University of Baltimore president Kurt Schmoke defended his decision...

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Left Wing Agitators at Berkeley Call Ben Shapiro a White Supremacist

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 10:30am 9/12/2017 at 10:30am
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This just goes to show that left wingers often don’t even know the subject of their protest.

The Daily Caller reports:

Berkeley Agitators Say Orthodox Jew Ben Shapiro Is A ‘White Supremacist’

Left-wing agitators have falsely labeled conservative commentator Ben Shapiro a “white supremacist,” in an apparent attempt to inflame tensions ahead of Shapiro’s...

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Cleveland State Washes Away Group’s Chalk Memorial to 9/11

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 7:30am 9/12/2017 at 7:30am
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The school claimed that chalkings aren’t allowed on campus. It’s still maddening.

The College Fix reported:

Public university washes away conservative group’s 9/11 chalk memorial

Like many, Cleveland State University’s Turning Point USA chapter wanted to recognize the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. So members of the pro-capitalist student group...

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Panel at Brown University Convinced White Supremacy is Everywhere

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/11/2017 at 1:30pm
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Progressives don’t want racism to end. They wouldn’t have a purpose in life if it did.

The College Fix reports:

Brown University panel: White supremacy is NOT a ‘marginal, leftover fringe ideology’

Wednesday evening played host to yet another post-Charlottesville academic confab, this time at Brown University where “contextualized issues” surrounding the tragedy...

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Maryland Democrat Crafting Bill to Stop ‘Hate Speech’ on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 11, 2017 at 10:30am 9/11/2017 at 10:30am
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Who gets to define what counts as hate speech? I’m guessing it’s Brown and people who agree with him.

Red Alert Politics reports:

Banning “not acceptable” speech: Rep. Brown to introduce CAMPUS HATE Crimes Act

Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown announced last week a bill he plans to introduce that, if enacted, would seek to...

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Profs Get $600K Award from NEA to Create Social Justice Courses

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 11, 2017 at 7:30am 9/11/2017 at 7:30am

The professors are both from the University of Southern Maine and will use the money to create free social justice programs.

Campus Reform reports:

NEA awards profs $600K for ‘social justice education’ courses

Two University of Sou...

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Baltimore Challenges New York City For Most Homicides

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 5:30pm 9/10/2017 at 5:30pm

While Baltimore has been in decline for quite some time, the city seems to have become stuck in an increasingly downward spiral since the Baltimore/Ferguson riots.

Baltimore’s population is declining sharply, and its population is significantly less than that of New York...

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Student Paper at U. Florida Accuses Trump of Exploiting Hurricane Harvey

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/10/2017 at 1:30pm
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Students at the University of Florida have a hurricane of their own to worry about this weekend. It’s going to be worse than Harvey, too.

Campus Reform reports:

Student paper accuses Trump of exploiting Harvey for profit

The editorial board of the University of Florida’s student newspaper recently claimed that President Trump callously used...

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Ohio U. Bans Protests Inside Campus Buildings

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 11:30am 9/10/2017 at 11:30am

You just know some group is going to defy this ban and stage a building protest. The school is practically daring students to do it.

The College Fix reports:

Ohio University bans protests inside campus buildings

Ohio University announced yesterday a new policy — somewhat ironically titled “Freedom of Expression” — which bans protests...

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George Mason U. Trains Teaching Assistants in Political Correctness

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 9:30am 9/10/2017 at 9:30am

You wouldn’t want to trigger anyone with a microaggression, would you?

The Daily Caller reports:

University Advises Teaching Assistants Not To Say ‘Last Name’ Or ‘It Is Easy To Imagine’

George Mason University advised graduate teaching assistants (TAs) during a mandatory training Tuesday not to use words or phrases including “freshman,” “last name,” and...

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Former Presidents Band Together To Help Hurricane Victims

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 3:30pm 9/9/2017 at 3:30pm
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We’re used to seeing these pleas from a montage of living Democrat and Republican presidents, but this is the first such ad to feature Obama.

Patch.com reports:

The five living former U.S. presidents have expanded a previously announced national fundraising appeal for Hurricane Harvey victims to include Americans in the path of Hurricane...

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San Diego State Training Educators to Teach Black Lives Matter Ideology

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/9/2017 at 1:30pm

Will they include anti-police aspects, like the now famous “pigs in a blanket, fry ’em like bacon” chant?

The Daily Caller reports:

San Diego State Course Trains Educators To Teach Black Lives Matter Ideology

San Diego State University is offering a master’s course aimed at training educators to pass on the Black Lives Matter...

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Professors Arrested Near Harvard for Blocking Traffic in Pro-DACA Protest

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:30am 9/9/2017 at 11:30am

Anyone who has ever driven through Harvard Square knows there is already enough traffic without professors blocking the street in a protest.

The College Fix reported:

More than thirty professors arrested during pro-DACA street protest

Nearly three dozen professors from Harvard and o...

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Berkeley Offers Counseling to Students Traumatized by Ben Shapiro Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 9:30am 9/9/2017 at 9:30am
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Is anyone at Berkeley embarrassed about this? They certainly should be.

Townhall reports:

Berkeley Offering Counseling to People ‘Threatened’ By Ben Shapiro

The University of California Berkeley is making counseling and other services available to students who may be upset or “threatened” by conservative writer Ben Shapiro’s upcoming appearance on campus. In a memo...

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