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“Trained Marxist” and BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors Signs Warner Bros. TV Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 8:00pm 10/25/2020 at 8:00pm
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It’s no secret that the Black Lives Matter movement and its co-founder (and self-identified “Marxist”) Patrisse Cullors has long accused American capitalism of being fundamentally, systemically racist and “wiping out entire communities“; these assertions are core tenets of multiple official Black Lives Matter organizations.

But that hasn’t stopped Cullors from signing a...

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Wright State Economics Professor Says School Restricting Enrollment In Course Critical of Marxism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 11:20am 8/11/2020 at 11:20am
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Economics Professor Evan Osborne of Wright State University in Ohio, wants to teach a course that is critical of Marxism, and claims he is being prevented from doing so.

He has been allowed to offer the course to honor students, but he wants to offer it as an economics elective, open to...

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No HBO Max? Consumers Push Gone With the Wind to the top Spot on Amazon Prime

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 12, 2020 at 7:00am 6/12/2020 at 7:00am
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I use my Apple TV when I work out and noticed Gone With the Wind at the top of the home menu.

A quick Google search told me what I suspected. HBO Max temporarily pulled Gone With the Wind so consumers went to Amazon and Apple.

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University of Utah Online Town Hall Event Bashes Trump And Capitalism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 10:00am 4/29/2020 at 10:00am
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The event was promoted by the school’s Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Are you starting to see the bigger picture?

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U. Utah promotes capitalism-bashing event labeling Trump ‘awful, racist, disgusting’

The University of Utah Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion promoted an online town hall presentation on its website, which...

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Prof Calls for Abolition of Grades Because They’re ‘Capitalism in Action’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 10:00am 8/7/2019 at 10:00am

How would this professor react if we applied the same principle to academic salaries?

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California’s green governor is mystified by state’s high gas prices

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/28/2019 at 6:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers may recall that the 2018 election results in California resulted in both a highly progressive governor and the retention of a gas tax after the repeal effort failed.

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Pro-Marxism Prof Blames Capitalism for Rise in American Homelessness

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 10:00am 12/28/2018 at 10:00am

Is there any societal ill that the far left doesn’t blame on capitalism? Note that this is an economics professor.

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Marxism-promoting prof blames capitalism for rise in US homelessness

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U. Minnesota Scholar Claims Capitalism Must Be Destroyed to Save the Planet

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 10:00am 10/10/2018 at 10:00am

Isn’t it fascinating how this is the solution for so many of the left’s favorite causes?

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U. Minnesota scholar: Capitalism must be ‘systematically dismantled’ to save planet

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently came out with a report on the “seriously alarming” situation in...

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Research Initiative at UC Davis Asks ‘Can there be capitalism without racism?’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 17, 2018 at 10:00am 8/17/2018 at 10:00am

Is this just another academic project designed to steer people towards socialism?

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Researchers ask: ‘Can there be capitalism without racism?’

The University of California-Davis Humanities Institute is running a multi-year research initiative regarding “Racial Capitalism,” but has yet to actually define the term.

The program is one of four ongoing “Mellon Research...

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Elizabeth Warren wants to weaponize and federalize corporations for social justice activism

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 11:00am 8/16/2018 at 11:00am
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren hates capitalism and has never made an effort to hide it. Now she’s taken that hatred a step further and introduced a bill (pdf.) that would literally nationalize all the things. The government must step in and tell CEOs how to run their companies.

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Pawn Stars Creator on Why Capitalism Beats Socialism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 1:00pm 8/7/2018 at 1:00pm
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Pawn Stars is one of the most successful shows on television right now and the creator, Rick Harrison, was the featured guest on Life, Liberty and Levin this weekend.

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Ocasio-Cortez: Capitalism “will not always exist in the world”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 16, 2018 at 11:00am 7/16/2018 at 11:00am
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the hottest commodity in the progressive movement, and arguably in the Democratic Party.

The New York Democratic Socialist stunned the Democrat elite by defeating Joe Crowley, the number 4 Democrat in the House and a likely future Speaker of the House if Democrats regained control, in...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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