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Student Government Officials at Cornell Reportedly Threatened for Voting Against Disarming Police

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 8:00am 11/25/2020 at 8:00am

We have gotten to the point where people on the left are comfortable using threats and intimidation. Where do they think this will end?

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Cornell Activists Threaten Peers Who Voted Against Disarming the Police

Cornell University activists are threatening student government representatives who voted against disarming the campus police.

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Over 99% of Cornell Faculty Political Donations Go To Democrats And Liberal PACs

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 9:45pm 10/29/2020 at 9:45pm

Please sit down. This is going to shock you to your core, and you might lose your balance.

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English Department at Cornell Votes to Change Name to ‘Department of Literatures In English’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 1:30pm 10/10/2020 at 1:30pm

The reasons given for this change are straight out of the progressive playbook. It’s not about making the department better, it’s about power and control.

BoingBoing reports:

Cornell English Department votes to change name to “Department of Literatures In English”

According to an article on Brittle Paper written by Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ and Carole...

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Cornell ranks low in campus free speech survey, abysmal on student free expression

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 7:30pm 9/29/2020 at 7:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw

It’s not like I told you so, but I told you so.

For years I have been documenting the increasingly oppressive atmosphere for free speech at Cornell University, including shout-downs and disruptions of conservative and/or pro-Israel speakers and events. That atmosphere now is in overdrive with a push from...

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Cornell Faculty Coalition Calls for Race-Based Hiring, Promotion, and Curriculum (Update)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 9:55am 9/9/2020 at 9:55am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw

Cornell University has joined a growing list of universities embracing “antiracist” activism, a euphemism for race-based advocacy.

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

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cancelled-with-rob-rosen-and-desma-simon/id1512890971?i=1000487984504
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 7:30pm 8/16/2020 at 7:30pm
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cancelled-with-rob-rosen-and-desma-simon/id1512890971?i=1000487984504

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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St. Louis Prosecutor Re-opened Michael Brown Case, Will Not Bring Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 7:00pm 7/30/2020 at 7:00pm

I was not aware that, despite a grand jury decision not to indict in 2014 and a Justice Department investigation that cleared officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown, a St. Louis prosecutor had reopened the case.

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Chicago Tribune’s John Kass will not take a knee to cancel culture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqC2EM6Bw6o
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 9:00pm 7/29/2020 at 9:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqC2EM6Bw6o

George Soros rightly is maligned for his corrupting influence on politics. We have documented, among many other things, how Soros has funded, mostly through organizations in his network, the anti-Israel ecosystem.

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“cancel culture is meant to silence the people who don’t have protection, who don’t have power, who don’t have a platform”

https://video.foxbusiness.com/v/6174859233001/#sp=show-clips
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 8:00pm 7/25/2020 at 8:00pm
https://video.foxbusiness.com/v/6174859233001/#sp=show-clips

On Friday, July 24, 2020, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by FOX Business’ Gerry Baker on “WSJ at Large” regarding cancel culture.

The interview was enjoyable for at least a couple of reasons.

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Portland protesters chant fabricated Black Lives Matter “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” slogan

https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1286528805906120704
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 24, 2020 at 8:30pm 7/24/2020 at 8:30pm
https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1286528805906120704

Trigger Warning: This Post Contains Insensitive Truth Telling. Proceed at your own risk.

Hey, remember all the way back to the first week of June 2020? It seems like it was 7 years ago, but it was only 7 weeks ago. Oh my, how much has transpired.

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Polling: Cancel Culture Is Real and Silences Conservatives Most

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 8:05pm 7/22/2020 at 8:05pm

Here we go again, the great debate over whether “cancel culture” is real.

It is real, as I wrote in my op-ed at Real Clear Politics, Cancel Culture Is Real. The people claiming cancel culture is not a real thing, that it’s just a gripe of people who don’t like being criticized,...

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Harrison Bergeron University

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 20, 2020 at 9:00pm 7/20/2020 at 9:00pm
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Yesterday I posted about the proposed elimination of “blind auditions” for symphony orchestras, so that race and gender could be used as selection criteria to help diversify orchestra musicians. It would be the elimination of what previously was a meritocracy:

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Cornell University takes a major step towards compulsory racial activism for faculty, students, and staff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 9:00pm 7/16/2020 at 9:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw

I have repeatedly pointed out, in response to the cancel culture targeting me over my criticism of the Black Lives Matter movement, that things have changed on campuses in ways most people don’t fully appreciate.

The new activism surrounding race is completely at odds with the traditional goals of the civil rights...

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“Cancel culture is real and getting worse due to Black Lives Matter orthodoxy”

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/07/15/cancel_culture_is_real.html
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 11:00am 7/15/2020 at 11:00am
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/07/15/cancel_culture_is_real.html

I have a column today at Real Clear Politics, Cancel Culture is Real.

Read the whole thing at the link, and share it. Here is a brief excerpt:

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Cornell Controversy Over Student Gov’t Donating $10k To Non-Student Black Lives Matter Groups

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 10:00am 7/5/2020 at 10:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8KLnvgk6Mw

Colleges and universities charge students fees so that the money collected can be dibursed to fund various student groups and activities. At Cornell University, the student government handed $10,000 worth of these funds over to a Black Lives Matter funding initiative which was not a recognized student group and which reportedly...

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“to shrink away from this challenge would be a huge mistake”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 10:35am 7/1/2020 at 10:35am

I was interviewed by Virginia Allen for The Daily Signal’s podcast regarding the issues I’m facing at Cornell Law School, and issues facing academia and the nation more generally regarding the Black Lives Matter Movement.

You can listen to the full podcast and read the full transcript at The Daily Signal website, ...

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