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Middlebury College Offers Course on ‘Anti-Capitalist Feminisms’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 8:00am 5/2/2018 at 8:00am

Modern academic feminism sure seems more focused on taking down capitalism than advancing women.

Campus Reform reports:

School offers course on ‘anti-capitalist feminisms’

Middlebury College is offering a course next Spring dedicated to exploring how the tradition...

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Prof Claims Free Speech and Property Rights Fuel ‘Capitalist Violence’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 27, 2018 at 2:00pm 4/27/2018 at 2:00pm

The academic left is so emboldened that they think nothing of espousing rhetoric like this.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof says individual rights fuel ‘capitalist violence’

A Marquette University professor recently argued that individual liberties, including free speech and property rights, are merely forces “that reproduce capitalist violence.”

Professor Jodi Melamed made the remarks during a...

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College Settles With Student Who Was Detained for Handing Out Anti-Capitalism Flyers

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/19/2018 at 12:00pm

We covered this story back in January and we’re happy to see free speech defended, thanks to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

The FIRE blog reports:

VICTORY: Student detained for passing out political flyers settles lawsuit with Illinois college

Student Ivette Salazar and Joliet Junior College agreed today to settle Salazar’s First...

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Feminists at Yale Celebrate Valentine’s Day by Protesting Capitalism and Frat Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 10:00am 2/14/2018 at 10:00am

This is just further proof that feminism is about advancing the left’s agenda, not women.

The Daily Caller reports:

Yale Feminists Protest Capitalism And Frat Culture With Anti-Valentine’s Day Event

A group of Yale University students have come together to host an anti-Valentine’s Day event that takes aim at “a tradition rooted in capitalism...

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College Sued After Detaining Student for Handing Out Anti-Capitalism Flyers

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 12:30pm 1/13/2018 at 12:30pm

FIRE got involved here proving again that they are for free speech for everyone, regardless of ideology.

The Daily Caller reports:

Student Sues After Being Detained For ‘Shut Down Capitalism’ Flyers

A free speech nonprofit sued an Illinois college Thursday after being detained for handing out flyers reading “shut down capitalism.”

The Foundation for Individual...

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Cal State LA Prof Calls for ‘Black Xmas’ to Disrupt ‘White Capitalism’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 9:00am 12/3/2017 at 9:00am

The left sure knows how to create holiday cheer, don’t they?

Check out this story from Campus Reform:

Prof calls for ‘Black Xmas’ to ‘disrupt’ ‘white capitalism’

A California State University-Los Angeles professor is urging Americans to participate in a “Black Xmas” by divesting from “white corporations” and fighting “White Capitalism.”

In her op-ed for...

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Poll Suggests Majority of Millennials Prefer Socialism to Capitalism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 6, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/6/2017 at 1:30pm

These young people should try living in Venezuela for a while. That should solve the problem.

Campus Reform reports:

POLL: Millennials would prefer to live in a socialist country

More than four-in-ten U.S. millennials would prefer to live under socialism than capitalism, according to a new survey by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation.

When...

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Prof Claims There’s ‘Toxic Masculine Capitalism’ in Disney Film

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 8:30am 11/4/2017 at 8:30am

Give progressives long enough and they can find fault in anything.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof bemoans ‘toxic masculine capitalism’ in Disney film

A professor at Florida International University recently argued that the Disney film Beauty and the Beast is rife with “toxic masculinity.”

Bryant Sculos, who teaches politics at Florida International University, argues in an...

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UCLA Conference Will Explore How Capitalism is ‘Persisting Racial Inequality’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 2:30pm 10/21/2017 at 2:30pm

The abolition of capitalism is one of the core goals of the left. That’s where this comes from.

The College Fix reports:

Daylong conference at UCLA to explore how capitalism is ‘persisting racial inequality’

A workshop taking place today at UCLA will explore topics such as “Diasporas of Racial Capitalism,” imperialism and “settler-colonialism” as...

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UW Madison Now Offering Course on the Evils of Capitalism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 10:30am 6/13/2017 at 10:30am

Will the students who take the course be forced to give up their phones, cars, and modern clothing?

The College Fix reports:

UW-Madison class explores ‘harms and forms of injustice associated with capitalism’

A class at University of Wisconsin-Madison studies how capitalism “generates harms” and “is irrational in ways that hurt nearly everyone,” according...

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Student Government at Santa Clara U. Rejects Pro-Capitalism Campus Club

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 10:30am 2/8/2017 at 10:30am

Do you think a campus group based on the teachings of socialism would face any scrutiny?

The College Fix reports:

Student government rejects pro-capitalism club: It’s ‘against humanity’ to allow it

Santa Clara University’s student government recently voted to deny a pro-capitalism campus club official recognition, citing the possibility that the group may invite...

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The Invisible Hand delivered your turkey

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/24/2016 at 3:00pm

Jeff Jacoby, The Boston Globe, November 27, 2003, Giving thanks for the ‘invisible hand’:

Isn’t there something wondrous — something almost inexplicable — in the way your Thanksgiving weekend is made possible by...

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VIDEO: Socialism Makes People Selfish

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 22, 2016 at 7:00am 7/22/2016 at 7:00am

The newest video from Prager University is hosted by Dennis Prager himself and is as entertaining as it is enlightening.

For the subject, Prager examines the differences between socialism and capitalism with an eye to the stereotype propagated by many on the left that capitalism makes people selfish.

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Sugar Shortage in Venezuela Forces Coca-Cola to Stop Production

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 7:30pm 5/21/2016 at 7:30pm

Coca-Cola has become the latest victim of socialism as the company announced it will no longer develop its product in Venezuela.

Without sugar, they can only produce sugar free Coca-Cola. From CBS News:

The Atlanta-based company said in an emailed statement Friday said that its production of sugar-sweetened beverages will be suspended in...

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New Poll Finds Most Millennials Reject Capitalism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:00am 4/27/2016 at 7:00am

According to a new poll conducted by Harvard, a majority of Millennials reject the idea of capitalism.

It’s no surprise that a generation of people who grew up in the era of “everyone gets a trophy” reject the idea of unequal rewards based on hard work. Millennials were educated largely by public...

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Obama: Labels “Capitalism” and “Communism” Aren’t “Practical”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 11:00am 3/27/2016 at 11:00am

President Obama continued his “Spring Break” from America by undermining the foundations of the country’s successful economic system.

After dancing the night away, Obama was addressed the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Town Hall at Usina Del Arte in Buenos Aires, Argentina:

I guess to make a broader point, so often in...

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Conservatives win in … Jamaica

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 12:30pm 2/27/2016 at 12:30pm

Liberal and conservative mean different things in countries outside the U.S. but in Jamaica, the only party that resembles what we would call conservative is the Jamaica Labour Party.

The website Discover Jamaica describes the JLP this way:

The JLP is considered the more conservative and consistent party and has always espoused the...

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