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‘New Civics’ is Federally Funded Left Wing Indoctrination at Colleges

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 10:30am 1/14/2017 at 10:30am
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On Friday, I posted a Quick Take about ‘New Civics’ based on a story from

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University of Iowa Prepares for Big Budget Cuts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 9:00am 1/14/2017 at 9:00am

From the sound of this story, these cuts are pretty major. We’re not talking about the campus entertainment fund here.

The Gazette reports:

University of Iowa bracing for big cuts

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld has directed those in charge of each of his campus’ budget units to start prioritizing and to “be...

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Dissent is Patriotic Again Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8:30am 1/14/2017 at 8:30am

Have you heard that resisting the president and his administration is suddenly cool again?

There are consequences...

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Report Suggests Colleges Shifting Focus in Civics to Activism and Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/13/2017 at 1:30pm

This is what is turning our institutions of higher education into training camps for community organizers.

The Washington Times reports:

Protests 101: College civics classes focus more on demonstrations than citizenship

College-level civics courses have been hijacked by a progressive ideology that emphasizes instruction in organizing political movements rather than understanding the American system...

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UC Berkeley Profs Want Chancellor to Cancel Milo Yiannopoulos Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 13, 2017 at 10:30am 1/13/2017 at 10:30am
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Liberals are absolutely terrified of Milo Yiannopoulos. He’s a threat to the current narrative and mono-culture on most campuses.

The College Fix reports:

‘Free speech’: UC Berkeley profs tell chancellor they want Milo appearance canceled

Approximately 100 professors at the University of California Berkeley have signed on...

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Who Will Pay for New York State’s ‘Free’ College?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 13, 2017 at 7:30am 1/13/2017 at 7:30am

A recent article from the Daily Signal reminds us that someone will pay for free college in New York. It is essentially a form of wealth redistribution.

From the article:

New York Proposes Free College, but Not Everyone’s Buying It

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an “aggressive” new plan to provide free college...

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Pizza ATMs Are Coming to American College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/12/2017 at 1:30pm

Where were these when I was in college?

USA Today reported:

Pizza ATMs are launching nationwide and could be coming to your campus

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University of Maryland Promotes Anti-Trump Lecture Series

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/12/2017 at 12:00pm

It’s starting to look like academia will be in full-on Trump derangement mode for at least four years.

The Daily Caller reports:

Public University Promotes Lecture That Claims White Supremacy Elected Trump

The publicly-funded University of Maryland (UMD) has now decided to promote a series of lectures that blame America’s “commitment to white supremacy”...

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Brown University Prof Smears Red States as Anti-Democracy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:30am 1/12/2017 at 7:30am

It’s amazing when people who carry the title of professor say such ridiculous things.

Campus Reform reported:

Brown prof calls red states ‘laboratories of anti-democracy’

A professor at Brown University recently wrote an op-ed expressing his frustration with America’s federalist system, calling Republican-leaning states “laboratories of anti-democracy.”

Matthew Pratt Guterl, chair of Brown’s American Studies...

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College Students in UK Study ‘Zombie Apocalypse’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/11/2017 at 1:30pm

This sounds silly, given the subject matter, but the study is based on something very interesting in terms of the spread of disease.

Newsmax reports:

College Students Study Zombie Apocalypse

Physics students at a prestigious British school were given a homework assignment straight out of “Night of the Living Dead” — devise a formula...

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U. Central Florida Hosts ‘Social Justice Week’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 10:30am 1/11/2017 at 10:30am

Can you think of anything more miserable than the prospect of attending events during social justice week?

Campus Reform reports:

UCF hosts ‘Social Justice Week’ to address racism, deportation

The University of Central Florida is kicking off 2017 with an entire week devoted to promoting social justice issues like “racial battle fatigue” and protecting...

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Chinese Professor Fired After Criticizing Mao Online

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 7:30am 1/11/2017 at 7:30am

Everything old is new again. Note from the report who was made angry by this.

From Reuters via Yahoo News:

Chinese professor sacked after criticising Mao online

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Harvard Students and Alumni Will Join Anti-Trump Women’s March on Washington

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 3:00pm 1/10/2017 at 3:00pm

What exactly is a demonstration like this supposed to accomplish? Conservatives were upset when Obama won but they didn’t protest the day after his inauguration.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Hundreds of Harvard Students and Alumni to Join...

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Berkeley Student Accused of Stabbing Referred to as ‘They’ in Media Report

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/10/2017 at 12:00pm

If someone is accused of a violent crime, are we really obligated to use their preferred pronoun?

The Daily Caller reports:

Berkeley Media Felt The Need To Use Preferred Pronouns In Coverage Of Murder

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Texas State Dance Team Accused of Betrayal for Agreeing to Perform at Inuaguration

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 9:00am 1/10/2017 at 9:00am

When Obama became president, kids in school were encouraged to sing songs about him. With Trump, people are being shamed away from him.

Campus Reform reported:

Dance team accused of ‘betrayal’ for joining inauguration

The Texas State University Strutters dance team has come under fire after announcing that it will be performing at President-elect...

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U. Chicago Offers Cash Award for Students to Improve City’s Violent Image

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/9/2017 at 1:30pm
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The award is only $500. It might take more than that to perform such a monumental feat.

The Daily Caller reported:

University Offers Reward To Downplay Chicago Violence

The University of Chicago is seeking some creativity from its students to improve their city’s crime-ridden image.

According to The College Fix, the university’s admission’s office is...

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London Students Demand University Drop White Philosophers Like Plato, Kant

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 11:30am 1/9/2017 at 11:30am

Students at University of London have demanded the school drop famous philosophers like Plato and Kant from the curriculum because they were white. Instead, the student union at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) would rather have philosophers from Africa and Asia.

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