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JK Rowling Returns Kennedy Group Award After Its President Attacks Her Supposedly Transphobic Feminist Views

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 2:00pm 8/29/2020 at 2:00pm
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Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling has returned a Kennedy family award following criticism for her alleged ‘transphobic’ views. The author, who received the 2019 Ripple of Hope award by the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (RFKHR) organisation for her work with a UK children’s charity, was attacked by the media and...

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Cornell Students Petition for Expulsion of Freshman TikTok Star for Flouting Coronavirus Rules

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 28, 2020 at 12:00pm 8/28/2020 at 12:00pm

The Coronavirus pandemic is creating a snitch culture on some college campuses. It’s sad.

The Washington Post reports:

Cornell students petition to have freshman TikTok star expelled for flouting coronavirus rules

Colleges have been threatening students with stiff penalties for failing to practice social distancing and wear masks, blasting “selfish and reckless” behavior and...

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Skidmore College Students Demand Firing of Faculty Members Who Attended ‘Back the Blue’ Rally

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 6:00pm 8/27/2020 at 6:00pm
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In late July, a pro-police ‘Back the Blue’ rally took place in Saratoga Springs, NY, which is also home to Skidmore College.

A few members of the faculty at Skidmore attended this rally, and now Black Lives Matter activists on campus are demanding that they be fired.

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Photos of Retired White Male Profs Being Removed at Oklahoma U. as Response to BLM

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 8:00am 8/27/2020 at 8:00am

Why must some people be canceled in order to advance others? This should not be necessary.

The College Fix reports:

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Campus Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 8:30pm 8/26/2020 at 8:30pm
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A video of Black Lives Matters protesters targeting white diners in D.C. with demands to raise their fists in solidarity has gone viral.

We covered it earlier today, DC BLM Mob Harasses White Diners, Demanding They Raise Fists In Solidarity.

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College Faces Backlash from Students and Alumni for Inviting Mike Pence to Speak

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 6:00pm 8/26/2020 at 6:00pm
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This is a Christian school, which just goes to show that progressives have poisoned pretty much every campus in the country.

Campus Reform reports:

Christian college faces backlash for inviting VP Pence to speak

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to speak at the Wisconsin Lutheran College Commencement on Saturday, but more than 200...

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Goodyear Tire partly backs down, revises policy against “Blue Lives Matter”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 8:00pm 8/20/2020 at 8:00pm

Yesterday we reported on a leaked photo of a Goodyear Tire diversity training session, Goodyear Tires: “Black Lives Matter” Okay At Work, “Blue Lives Matter” “All Lives Matter” “MAGA” Prohibited.

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Goodyear Tires: “Black Lives Matter” Okay At Work, “Blue Lives Matter” “All Lives Matter” “MAGA” Prohibited

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 10:51am 8/19/2020 at 10:51am

The orthodoxy with regard to racial politics has moved from campus to culture, We’ve seen the purge of alternative views in academia, journlism, the arts, and other industries. The emergence of hyper-woke corporations is one of the distinguishing features of the current Black Lives Matter movement effort since the death of...

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The administrative torment of UCF Prof. Charles Negy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 9:30pm 8/16/2020 at 9:30pm
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I had heard of Charles Negy, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Central Florida (UCF). What I heard seemed like a particularly egregious example of cancel culture that is purging academia and imposing uniformity of opinion, particularly with regard to the Black Lives Matter movement. Having looked into it more,...

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“you tried to hurt me, but you ended up hurting the law school and you ended up hurting the students”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 7:30pm 8/16/2020 at 7:30pm
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I had the pleasure of being interviewed on the podcast Cancelled, hosted by Rob Rosen and Desma Simon. My segment was about 30 minutes long, and we covered not only my situation at Cornell Law School, but also developments more broadly in higher education.

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‘Saving Higher Ed From Cancel Culture’ (This Sunday, August 30, 8 p.m. Eastern)(Update)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 9:00pm 8/13/2020 at 9:00pm

On August 30, 2020, at 8 p.m. Eastern, Legal Insurrection Foundation will hold a live stream panel discussion on “Saving Higher Ed From Cancel Culture.” Please REGISTER HERE.

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Petition Demands Dartmouth College Punish Conservative Campus Newspaper

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 12:00pm 8/13/2020 at 12:00pm

The students driving this effort probably can’t stand the fact that a conservative newspaper is even allowed to exist.

The College Fix reports:

Petition demands Dartmouth College punish conservative student newspaper

A petition circulating within the Dartmouth College community denounces the 40-year-old independent student newspaper, the Dartmouth Review, accusing it of having “hateful ideologies”...

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Harvard Study Finds Leftist Profs Are Less Likely to See an Ideological Imbalance on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 6:00pm 8/11/2020 at 6:00pm

This makes perfect sense. Leftist professors are much less likely to be on the receiving end of a protest or cancel culture.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard study: Leftist profs less likely to see ideological imbalance on campus

Harvard University lecturer of Comparative Politics Pippa Norris conducted a study about “cancel culture,” finding that conservative...

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Tulane Cancels Talk By Author After Students Misunderstand And Protest Book

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 7, 2020 at 1:00pm 8/7/2020 at 1:00pm
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Edward Ball is the author of a new book called ‘Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy’ which explores ugly, racist aspects of his own family’s past. You would think this is a book which would appeal to progressive college students.

At Tulane, a talk by Ball has been...

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U. Pittsburgh Removes Program Director Over Mild Criticism of Affirmative Action in Paper

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 7, 2020 at 10:00am 8/7/2020 at 10:00am

There are some things that no one is allowed to criticize. The left punishes all perceived heretics.

CNS News reports:

University Removes Director Who Mildly Criticized Affirmative Action, Violating Free Speech

The University of Pittsburgh has removed a program director at its medical center after he published a scholarly, peer-reviewed white paper discussing the...

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Petition at Chapman U. Calls for Removal of Busts of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 12:00pm 8/6/2020 at 12:00pm

There are some people in this movement who will not be satisfied until everyone but the left is erased from public view.

Campus Reform reports:

California students call to remove Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher busts

A petition at Chapman University calls for the removal of busts depicting Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, and other...

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College Republicans and Democrats at Georgetown Join Together, Condemn Cancel Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 10:00am 8/6/2020 at 10:00am

A few weeks back, a student was condemned for writing something about loving America. Now, people on both sides of the political divide are defending his right to free speech and expression.

The College Fix reports:

College Republicans, Democrats join forces to condemn cancel culture at Georgetown University

The Georgetown student government condemned a...

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