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Desperate Deval Patrick Announces Support for Slavery Reparations

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 7:00am 1/21/2020 at 7:00am
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Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is currently polling at 0.3 percent in the Real Clear Politics average of polls, and desperate times call for desperate measures.

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Law Students at U. Washington Interrupt Dean’s Lecture to Demand Racial Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 8:00am 1/14/2020 at 8:00am

Why waste money on tuition if your clear goal in life is to be an activist?

The College Fix reports:

University of Washington law students demand nebulous ‘racial justice’

First-year law students at the University of Washington interrupted a lecture by the dean of the School of Law last week to highlight the “erasure”...

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Prof Seeks Ideas on How to Advance Social Justice in Math Textbooks

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 8:00am 1/8/2020 at 8:00am

If John has ten dollars, and I take eight of his dollars and give them to Jane, how much less oppressed is Jane?

The College Fix reports:

Math professor soliciting ideas for ‘#socialjustice’ textbook content

A math professor recently involved in a political controversy in academic mathematics has issued a call for “ideas” on...

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UC Santa Barbara Launches New ‘Social Justice’ Minor in History

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 11:00am 12/26/2019 at 11:00am

The left’s agenda is infiltrating the curriculum at some schools. Eventually, it will replace it.

Campus Reform reports:

​UCSB unveils new ‘social justice’ & ‘inequality’ focused history minor

The University of California, Santa Barbara history department has introduced a new minor in “Poverty, Inequality, and Social Justice,”...

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Report Shows Social Justice Requirements Cost College Students Billions Per Year

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 8:00am 12/12/2019 at 8:00am

The report suggests that social justice has now been embedded in the curriculum in many schools.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Social justice education requirements cost college students $10B per year

As many college graduates continue to struggle with their student loan debt, a new report reveals that mandatory social justice curriculum classes share some...

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New UCLA Course Teaches ‘Storytelling for Social Justice’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/5/2019 at 1:00pm

Critics claim this is really just about advancing the left’s political agenda.

Campus Reform reports:

UCLA’s ‘Storytelling for Social Justice’ pushes ‘unsubstantiated’, ‘one-sided’ claims, critic says

A course at the University of California-Los Angeles promises to educate students in the ways of “storytelling for social...

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Student Arrested at Syracuse U is Reportedly a Social Justice Activist

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 9:30am 11/24/2019 at 9:30am

Just days ago, Syracuse University’s chancellor said the school believes recent racist activity on campus was a hoax.

USA Today reports:

Arrest made at Syracuse, chancellor bows to student demands as racist hate incidents continue

The Syracuse Police Department has made an arrest after a series of new graffiti markings were discovered on school...

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Women and Gender Studies Department at Rutgers Now Offering Social Justice Track

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 8:00am 11/20/2019 at 8:00am

Doesn’t it seem like Women and Gender Studies Departments are driving much of the left wing agenda on college campuses?

The College Fix reports:

Rutgers’ Women and Gender Studies Department to offer new social justice track

The Rutgers University Women and Gender Studies Department will offer a new five-year track in “Feminist Practices for...

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Former CNN Commentator Calls for Abolition of Prisons in Speech at St. Olaf College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 1:30pm 11/16/2019 at 1:30pm

Remember Marc Lamont Hill? He used to be a CNN contributor. He recently gave a speech at St. Olaf College in which he called for an end to nation states and prisons.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: In campus speech, fired CNN commentator advocates ‘dismantling’ of nation states, ‘abolition’ of prisons

Nation-states and prisons should...

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Princeton and Brown Graduate Programs Dropping Standardized Tests to Promote Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 10:00am 11/14/2019 at 10:00am

Diversity is more important than scholarship to many people in higher education. This is just another example of the fact.

Campus Reform reports:

Ivy League schools drop ‘cuturally biased’ standardized test requirement

Two Ivy League universities have announced that many graduate programs will no longer require the traditional standardized Graduate Records Examination testing requirements...

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Big Sister Is Watching: Greta Thunberg Mural Looms Over San Francisco

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 10:00am 11/10/2019 at 10:00am
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We have covered the rapid deterioration of public health conditions in California, especially in the feces-strewn streets of San Francisco.

Instead of focusing on issues of sanitation, job creation, or at least ensuring there are more high school students than drug addicts in the city, activists have chosen to honor Swedish “climate...

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Republican Lawmaker Criticizes ‘Social Justice Agenda’ in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/24/2019 at 12:00pm

Rep. Barbara Ehardt said this during a forum on diversity. That took guts.

Idaho Ed News reports:

Boise State Diversity Forum: GOP Lawmaker Says Social Justice Agenda Has Run Amok

More than 300 people crowded into Boise State University’s student union building Tuesday night to hear a bipartisan panel of lawmakers speak to diversity...

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University Advises Professors Not to Grade Based on Merit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 9:30am 10/19/2019 at 9:30am

This is all being done in the name of diversity and inclusion which, as I have frequently pointed out, is eclipsing actual scholarship and study.

The College Fix reports:

Public university tells professors not to grade based on merit

Faculty workshops designed to persuade teachers not to grade based upon merit are popping up...

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Princeton University Given Award for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/17/2019 at 12:00pm

Colleges and universities see this is as extremely important. That’s why Princeton is tooting its own horn here.

This report is from the school’s website:

Princeton receives national award for outstanding commitments to diversity and inclusion

The HEED Award recognizes a school’s comprehensive approach to recruiting, retaining and supporting a diverse range of students,...

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Appalachian State Student Newspaper Apologizes for Column That Criticized Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 1:30pm 9/29/2019 at 1:30pm

There are some things on campus which you’re just not allowed to criticize. This is one of them.

Campus Reform reports:

Campus paper apologizes for anti-social justice op-ed, cites JOURNALISM ETHICS

Appalachian State University’s student newspaper apologized recently for publishing an op-ed...

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Boise State Rewards Students for ‘Unpacking White Identity’ and Recognizing Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 9:30am 9/22/2019 at 9:30am

This has absolutely nothing to do with the serious pursuit of knowledge. Just more left wing indoctrination.

Campus Reform reports:

Boise State rewards students for ‘unpacking white identity,’ ‘recognizing their privilege’

The Boise State Gender Equity Center and the Center For Teaching and Learning are hosting a book circle series on a work by...

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College’s Mandatory Training Session Features Social Justice Themed Board Game

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:30am 9/21/2019 at 11:30am

Advancing the left’s agenda by force sure sounds fun, doesn’t it?

Campus Reform reports:

NY students play social justice BOARD GAME at mandatory training

Student club leaders at a New York school were forced to participate in a mandatory training session that included a social justice-themed board game.

Canisius College required two executive board members...

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