Skip to comments.Michigan Students Protest Libs
Posted on 02/21/2014 7:18:08 AM PST by Academiadotorg
In a bold move on todays politically correct campuses, a group of brave libertarian students at the University of Michigan recently decided to stand up and tell the school that they were, in effect, mad as hell and not going to take it anymore.
In a no-holds-barred letter to the powers that be, the students said they were sick and tired of being treated like second-class citizens, watching their administration fawn over and pander to a vocal group of radical students while they are treated like pariahs according to The College Fix.
In the letter, they explained that while nearly every course we have taken has been taught from a liberal perspective by a liberal professor, there is a general lack of opposing viewpoints students have access to.
Since college campuses should represent a free marketplace of ideas, the students suggested that the school make opposing viewpoints available by offering economics courses taught by competent and fair free market professors; that history courses taught from perspectives other than the postmodern be made available; that for every course on race and ethnicity, there be a course on intellectual diversity which includes liberal, conservative and libertarian cultural and political ideas.
Moreover, they asked that an increased budget be developed and extra-curricular programs created to help foster this intellectual diversity outside of the classroom. This would allow students from across the disciplines to engage in fair minded and open discussion with their peers about all ideologies, not just those that the university sanctions.
They already have that. It's the far left and the extreme left. The far left is considered the conservatives and the extreme left is considered the progressives. /s
Have they been kicked out yet?
Nope and it’s doubtful that they will be until the College Administrators can figure out how to keep the tuition dollars while ejecting the students.
Remember, college is big business and it’s all about the money.
the former head of the American Association of University Professors actually said, “we’re very diputatious. We’ ve got liberal Democrats. We’ve got moderate Democrats.” That’s it. end of quote.
I assume they have all been expelled?
...or at last forced to write an “apology” to those whom they “offended” by their letter?
Instead of the FCC going into news rooms to make sure they report appropriately, perhaps there should be a conservative commission that goes into colleges and universities to ensure students are hearing “the other side of the story”.
U of M? Known lovingly here as “Berkley East?”
Good luck with that.
They’re gonna have to do some sensitivity training. And a long paper explaining how their thinking is wrong. And their grades just dropped a point and a half.
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