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U. Colorado Boulder Now Teaching ‘Eco-Social Justice’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 12/9/2017 at 1:30pm

Now here’s something to put on your resume after graduating. What employer isn’t looking for someone well versed in eco-social justice?

Campus Reform reported:

CU-Boulder teaches students about ‘eco-social justice’

The University of Colorado, Boulder is promoting student leadership in “eco-social justice,” recently holding an event on “de-colonizing the environment.”

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Santa Monica College Adding Social Justice Center to Computer Lab

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

Which use of this building will serve students better after graduating? A computer lab or a social justice center?

Campus Reform reports:

College spending $60k to turn computer lab into ‘safe space’

Santa Monica College will move forward with a plan to transform a popular computer lab into a social justice center despite a...

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JJ Watt? Ronan Farrow? Nope! Colin Kaepernick Named GQ Citizen of the Year

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 10:00am 11/14/2017 at 10:00am
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The magazine GQ has named former quarterback Colin Kaepernick its citizen of the year since becoming a “powerful symbol of activism and resistance” since he took a knee during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality.

GQ said that this action has put Kaepernick in the same company of...

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Reed College Freshmen Battle Campus Social Justice Warriors

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 10:00am 11/8/2017 at 10:00am
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The last time we reported on Reed College in Portland, Oregon, a student sit-in had shut down school’s finance office. The protests were organized by “Reedies Against Racism,” (RAR) a group that has been active on campus for a little over a year and whose members interrupted the lecture of a...

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U. Michigan Offers Free Room and Board to Students Willing to Promote Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/31/2017 at 1:30pm

The left wing agenda just isn’t being pushed hard enough in academia, right?

Campus Reform reports:

UMich offers free room and board to promote social justice

The University of Michigan is hiring 20 students to promote “inclusive language” and fight “bias incidents” in exchange for free room and board.

The Diversity Peer Educators (DPE) will...

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Silence in the face of campus extremism is a vice

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 9:00pm 10/29/2017 at 9:00pm
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Reed College Assistant Professor of English and humanities Lucía Martínez Valdivia writes in The Washington Post of the extremism from the “social justice” movement on campuses, and how too many faculty just stay silent., Pr...

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Oberlin College Now Paying Students for Social Justice Activism

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 27, 2017 at 7:30am 10/27/2017 at 7:30am
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Why doesn’t Oberlin drop the pretense of being a college and just embrace progressive political activism full time?

Reason reports:

Oberlin College Is Hiring Students to Be Social Justice Activists, Host Microaggression Training

At Oberlin College, students interested in social justice can apply for a job teaching their classmates about microaggressions and the nature...

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Educator Suggests Teachers Should Talk to High Schoolers About Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 23, 2017 at 10:30am 10/23/2017 at 10:30am

The left wants high school students prepared for the far left world of college life.

The Daily Caller reports:

Educator: Teachers Should Have Conversations With High Schoolers About Social Justice

An educator said Thursday that teachers should have conversations with high schoolers about social justice issues like race and “systems of power.”

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Apple’s VP of Diversity Apologizes for Saying “12 white, blue-eyed, blonde men” Could be a Diverse Group

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 20, 2017 at 6:00pm 10/20/2017 at 6:00pm
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Apple’s Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion Denise Young Smith had a bold idea — maybe, just maybe, diversity is not contingent upon skin color.

Speaking at One Young World Summit in Bogota, Colombia, Smith said, “”There can be 12 white, blue-eyed, blonde men in a room and they’re going to...

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Oberlin College newspaper: Don’t accuse us of “social justice warfare”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 6:30pm 9/23/2017 at 6:30pm

The Oberlin Review, the student newspaper at Oberlin College, took exception to a news report in The Washington Times, Enrollment drops at schools known for ‘social justice warfare’.

The Washington Times article included a quote from me:

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Woman Triggered by Hobby Lobby Cotton Decoration, Demands it be Removed

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 22, 2017 at 7:00am 9/22/2017 at 7:00am

Cotton. Cotton is now, apparently, a racist symbol that triggers people perusing craft stores. Or it did Daniell Rider.

Rider was shopping at the local Hobby Lobby in Killeen, Texas when she passed a cotton decoration. But Rider did not continue on her merry hot gluing way, no, no. Rider decided to...

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Radical fallout: Oberlin College enrollment drops, causing financial problems

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 8:00pm 9/9/2017 at 8:00pm
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At both the University of Missouri and Evergreen State College, an atmosphere of aggressive “Social Justice” activism damaged enrollment and contributed to financial difficulties.

Apparently, even liberal students don’t want to attend institutions where student and faculty social justice warriors have turned the campus into a battleground.

The same thing may be happening...

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Princeton Experiments With Social Justice Training Program

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/30/2017 at 1:30pm
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If you were lucky enough to attend a school like Princeton, why would you waste your time on this?

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Princeton to Test Drive ‘Social Justice’ Training Program

Princeton University will test drive its new “social justice” training pre-orientation program this September, with 39 freshmen selected to discuss “issues of...

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Students Demand Denunciation and Investigation of Professors: 1966 China or 2017 U. Penn?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 8:45pm 8/28/2017 at 8:45pm

Increasingly, campus “social justice” activism is resembling the tactics of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, particularly the public shaming of those deemed ideologically incorrect, including professors.

In The new Cultural Revolution on Campuses in late April 2017, I reviewed recent examples, including Yale, Cornell, Middlebury and Claremont McKenna:

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U. South Carolina Offers 18-Week Training Program in Social Justice Activism

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 25, 2017 at 10:30am 8/25/2017 at 10:30am
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The University of South Carolina offers its students a free 18-week training program in social justice.

From Campus Reform:

The University of South Carolina recently launched a semester-long “Social Justice Program” to train student activists to “combat bias.”

The school put out a call for applications earlier this month, noting that the goal is...

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Clemson RAs Must Have a Commitment to Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 10:30am 8/23/2017 at 10:30am
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Clemson University has required future Resident Assistants (RA) to have a complete commitment to social justice. To make sure no one falters in that area, the school requires the RA to receive training in that area. From Campus Reform:

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Why the Chattanooga Mayor’s Plans to Stop Upkeep of Confederate Cemetery is Misguided

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