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  • Teachers are expected to remain politically neutral. These Teachers of the Year say they can’t.

    10/20/2016 10:07:01 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 21 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 10-14-16 | Valerie Strauss
    Teachers are often expected to remain politically neutral in class, not letting their students know which candidate they support or where they stand on controversial issues. Part of the thinking behind this position is that students could be insulted or intimidated from expressing contrary thoughts. Some parents fear that teachers could “indoctrinate” students by expressing their own views in class. As a result, many teachers are hesitant to — and often are expected not to — reveal political views. In the unprecedented 2016 presidential election, some teachers are casting aside their neutrality to speak their mind. They say the stakes...
  • Liberal Professors Outnumber Conservatives Nearly 12 to 1, Study Finds

    10/06/2016 7:00:46 PM PDT · by pissant · 44 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/6/16 | Brad Richardson
    A new study confirms what even the most casual observer of higher education has long known - that conservative professors are vastly outnumbered by liberal ones - but it also shows the problem is getting worse.
  • Sowell: The Academic Curtain

    10/03/2016 4:55:43 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 48 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 4, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Back in the days of the Cold War between the Communist bloc of nations and the Western democracies, the Communists maintained pervasive restrictions around Eastern Europe that were aptly called an "iron curtain," isolating the people in its bloc from the ideas of the West and physically obstructing their escape. One of the few things that could penetrate the "iron curtain" were ideas conveyed on radio waves. "The Voice of America" network broadcast to the peoples of the Soviet bloc, so that they were never completely isolated, and hearing only what the Communist dictatorships wanted them to hear. Ironically, despite...
  • 'White Privilege' survey in high school class sparks parents’ ire

    10/03/2016 1:07:34 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 38 replies
    'White Privilege' survey in high school class sparks parents’ ire Published October 03, 2016 A high school in Oregon is coming under fire from some angry parents after students in one class were assigned a “White Privilege Survey,” leading to accusations the school was trying to push a particular brand of politics. The assignment was for a Literature Composition class at Aloha High School, KATU reported Thursday. Students responded to statements including, “I can be in the company of people of my race most of the time,” “I can be pretty sure that my neighbors in such a location...
  • New Smithsonian hails accuser Anita Hill, barely mentions Clarence Thomas (or Thurgood Marshall)

    10/03/2016 5:43:26 AM PDT · by SES1066 · 16 replies
    Circa ^ | 10/03/2016 | Raffi Williams
    The new Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture treats conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas like a mere footnote while heralding the woman who accused him of sexual harassment, Anita Hill. Twenty-five years ago, Thomas became the second black Supreme Court Justice when he succeeded Thurgood Marshall, the first black justice. Neither man's accomplishments as jurists on the high court get as much attention as Hill, though Marshall's work on a landmark case as a lawyer is recognized.
  • Watch as Univ. of Kansas SJWs insult, berate, and shout down conservative students seeking dialogue

    10/02/2016 8:36:35 AM PDT · by detective · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 2, 2016 | Thomas Lifson
    A dark age descends on America’s campuses, fostered and welcomed by the disciples of Gramsci that have seized control of the commanding heights of education and culture. In place of the sacred academic tradition of open inquiry, they have substituted a reign of virtue, at least as they define it, so that dissenting ideas not only need not be heard, they must be actively suppressed. The so-called Social Justice Warriors, intoxicated with their own sense of absolute righteousness, are enforcing the dogmas of revolutionary purity. Emily Zanotti of Heat Street descries what happened when the University of Kansas chapter of...
  • Local academic admits to stealing Trump campaign signs

    09/27/2016 4:46:43 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 33 replies
    TOWN OF AMHERST (WIVB) — If anything, the 2016 presidential election has been divisive, for the candidates and for voters. And so, when several Donald Trump campaign signs went missing from Charlie Tulumello’s front yard, he assumed it was just neighborhood kids playing a prank. Never did he think the thief was a former administrator at a local college, and a PhD in his 60s. After the thief struck twice, Tulumello decided to place a pair of trail cameras on trees in his front yard to catch any overnight action. Three times, a man — and twice with his dog...
  • Long Island Teacher Disciplined after Calling Pro-Trump Students Racist

    09/26/2016 8:10:18 AM PDT · by kevcol · 31 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | September 26, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Smithtown High School West teacher Veronica Welsh said her students were racist if they support Donald Trump. Welsh was reportedly disciplined after her slanderous Facebook post. . . The school’s superintendent called the posting an extremely unfortunate incident and highly inappropriate. Welsh was not in school Friday, and CBS2 was not able to reach her at her home nor on her phone.
  • Heil Donald? Students instructed to compare Hitler to Trump

    09/23/2016 1:42:36 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 23, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    Instead of parsing participles, a public high school English teacher has been using her classroom to wage an ugly propaganda campaign against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his supporters. “Basically, the only people who seem to be safe from this guy are white Christian males,” the teacher said in a classroom discussion recorded by a student. “Am I missing anything? Oh, American – white, Christian, male Americans.” The unidentified teacher at North Carolina’s Cedar Ridge High School even made students watch speeches delivered by Hitler and had them compare them to speeches that Trump had delivered, outraged parents tell...
  • Public School Teachers ADMIT To Pushing LGBT Agenda in Class (VIDEO)

    09/20/2016 4:52:10 PM PDT · by ResistanceMedia · 7 replies ^ | September 20, 2016
    (NOTE: This is an relatively old clip, but is still used in schools across America to train teachers in the art of school indoctrination. Please click the link to see the video. ) In this video, from a movie used to train teachers to be "sensitive to LGBT issues", teachers are instructed to "educate" students to support the LGBT agenda. It's only 45 seconds. Please watch this video to see an astonishing level of elitism and disregard for parents among the individuals to whom many readers entrust their children during most weekdays.
  • Diversity without Dissent

    09/20/2016 7:09:39 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 7 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | September 20, 2016 | Malcolm A. Kline
    There is one type of diversity that university officials are manifestly hostile to: diverse viewpoints critical of the policies which they are pursuing. "I've tried opposing affirmative action and I'm no longer invited to sit on committees," University of Pennsylvania law school professor Amy Wax said at the Cato Institute on September 15, 2016. Anyone who dissents, as a she did, faces a university "monoculture," and risks "marginalization, even ostracism." That universities are wedded to the idea is particularly ironic, Wax noted at the Constitution Day conference, because "Few universities have competitive entry in admissions." They don't reject that many...
  • Democrats Get 94 Percent Of Ivy League’s Political Donations, Study Reveals

    09/17/2016 5:17:29 AM PDT · by NYer · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 5, 2016 | Ben Kew
    Almost 94 percent of donations by Ivy League university employees since 2012 have gone to Democrats, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics. The data analyzed by Campus Reform revealed that contributions to political campaigns from Ivy League employees have totaled almost $12 million since 2012. Just $1,283,151, or six percent, of the $11,688,209 in donations were given to political groups outside the Democratic Party.In this year’s election cycle, Democrats have received $3,536,424 in donations, compared to just $230,610 received by the GOP. That’s just 6.1 percent of the donations for the GOP.Harvard University has been the principal contributor to Democratic causes, with...
  • U.S. Students on Track to Learn America Is to Blame for 9/11

    09/11/2016 7:28:02 AM PDT · by PROCON · 33 replies
    breitbart ^ | Sep. 10, 2016 | DR. SUSAN BERRY
    As America looks back on the September 11 terrorist attack that changed the nation, the direction of education in the country seems on track to ensure that U.S. students either forget that day entirely or view it as a result of America’s own failure to be open and accepting of other cultures. Signs of the promotion of a “borderless” country that fosters unfettered multiculturalism could be seen decades ago in progressive school textbooks read daily by American students. “Culture war” commentator Stanley Kurtz tells Breitbart News that the situation is likely only to grow worse with the left-leaning Advanced Placement...
  • California professor reportedly rips down Sept. 11 memorial posters (RAGING LIBERAL ALERT)

    09/10/2016 1:32:52 PM PDT · by SaveFerris · 126 replies ^ | Published September 09, 2016 | Fox News
    Students at a southern California community college say campus leaders canceled a Sept. 11 memorial and a professor tore down "Never Forget" remembrance posters. A conservative group of students at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo released video footage Thursday of a history professor ripping down posters with images showing various terrorists acts and the words “Never Forget," according to the College Fix. The video shows history professor Margot Lovett telling the students -- who are members of the Young Americans for Freedom group -- that they did not have permission to hang the posters. Lovett, who is chairwoman of the...
  • Undercover video exposes heavy push for gross Communist propaganda at US teachers conference

    09/09/2016 7:11:28 AM PDT · by Pollard · 33 replies
    BPR presented audio and visual proof exposing the shocking training a network of taxpayer-funded American schools gave its teachers to kick off the 2016-2017 school year. 2,100 teachers from 49 schools met in Brooklyn, New York on August 10, for the training. The pro-communist, anti-cop, anti-American, pro-Black Lives Matter message was drilled into the staff of the combined schools, according to the teacher. To kick it off, all teachers were given a T-shirt with a quote from Che Guevara, the man with the Marxist plan for Argentina, who said “The true Revolution is guided by a great feeling of love.”...
  • Corrupt Academics and the Media

    09/07/2016 9:19:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | September 7, 2016 | Walter E. Williams
    Some are puzzled by the dishonesty, lack of character and sheer stupidity of many people in the media. But seeing as most of them are college graduates, they don't bear the full blame. They are taught by dishonest and irresponsible academics. Let's look at it. "A Clash of Police Policies," a column written by Dr. Thomas Sowell, presents some readily available statistics: "Homicide rates among black males went down by 18 percent in the 1940s and by 22 percent in the 1950s. It was in the 1960s, when the ideas of Chief Justice (Earl) Warren and others triumphed, that this...
  • Professors advise students to drop class if they question climate change

    09/01/2016 7:17:15 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 63 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 31, 2016 | Valerie Richardson
    DENVER — The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is coming under fire after three professors warned their class that there would be no debate on human-caused climate change and that any students who disagree should drop the course. The professors, who are team-teaching the fall online course Medical Humanities in the Digital Age, issued the memo after some students expressed concerns about the first online lecture on climate change, according to the College Fix, which obtained a copy of the email. “The point of departure for this course is based on the scientific premise that human induced climate change...
  • School District: Don't Call the Children "Boys & Girls"

    08/17/2016 7:23:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 67 replies
    Todd Starnes ^ | August 16, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    Teachers in Charlotte, North Carolina have been advised to stop calling the children “boys and girls,” according to a training presentation on transgender issues. Instead, the progressives who control Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools want teachers to identify the youngsters as either “students” or “scholars.” So what if a teacher has a student who is dumb as a rock? Would the child still be called a scholar? he transgender guidelines, which will go into effect later this month, range from the absurd to downright outrageous. For example, boys who identify as girls would be permitted to participate on overnight all-girl field trips. That’s...
  • College Students Protest, Alumni’s Fondness Fades and Checks Shrink

    08/05/2016 7:08:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 38 replies
    NY Times ^ | August 4, 2016 | Anemona Hartocllis
    Scott MacConnell cherishes the memory of his years at Amherst College, where he discovered his future métier as a theatrical designer. But protests on campus over cultural and racial sensitivities last year soured his feelings. Now Mr. MacConnell, who graduated in 1960, is expressing his discontent through his wallet. In June, he cut the college out of his will. “As an alumnus of the college, I feel that I have been lied to, patronized and basically dismissed as an old, white bigot who is insensitive to the needs and feelings of the current college community,” Mr. MacConnell, 77, wrote in...

    07/27/2016 3:13:57 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 16 replies
    Critical Race Theory, or CRT, is the study of systemic racism and how it relates to society, law and economics. The subject began in liberal universities in the 1980s, and has gained a lot of traction over the last three decades, as more attention has been brought to the rampant racism in American society. CRT has since been adopted by a large number of colleges, and is now offered as an undergraduate course at many progressive universities. However, CRT is yet to make it into school curricula, despite the demands of many progressive groups urging the states and Federal government...
  • The LGBT Bandwagon Rolls On

    07/27/2016 3:21:14 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 8 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 7/27/2016 | Gilbert T Sewell
    Mainstream now means teaching LGBT to second-graders. On July 14 the California board of education added LGBT mandates to the state’s new K-12 social studies program, revised for the first time in ten years. This ended a long struggle over school-based Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender studies, playing out for decades inside and outside the state. The San Francisco Chronicle called the event “a landmark move that puts the ongoing LGBT civil rights fight into the mainstream of public education.” The newly adopted state curriculum is “not only acknowledging diversity,” commented state superintendent of public instruction Tom Torlakson with customary...
  • 'Queer Kids Stuff' videos indoctrinate preschoolers

    07/27/2016 9:01:25 AM PDT · by fwdude · 24 replies
    OneNewsNow ^ | July 6, 2016 | Bob Kellogg
    A new video series is aimed at indoctrinating preschoolers with the LGBT message — a strategy that one pro-family activist says is far from new. The series, titled "Queer Kids Stuff" teaches preschoolers what the terms "gay," "bisexual" and "transgender" mean in an attempt to normalize the LGBT lifestyle with youth at an early age — a tactic that has repeatedly been used over the years to influence impressionable children. Advocates of homosexual behavior admit that they are trying to get to the youngsters before they hear anything negative about homosexuality. MassResistance founder and director Brian Camenker expresses concern that...
  • Professors, Stop Opining About Trump

    07/25/2016 9:20:37 AM PDT · by Borges · 35 replies
    NYT ^ | 7/16/2016 | Stanley Fish
    Professors are at it again, demonstrating in public how little they understand the responsibilities and limits of their profession. On Monday a group calling itself Historians Against Trump published an “Open Letter to the American People.” The purpose of the letter, the historians tell us, is to warn against “Donald J. Trump’s candidacy and the exceptional challenges it poses to civil society.” They suggest that they are uniquely qualified to issue this warning because they “have a professional obligation as historians to share an understanding of the past upon which a better future may be built.” Or in other words:...
  • The Stupidity of the Left

    07/03/2016 12:55:49 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 3, 2016 | Bruce Walker
    The lame excuse a sitting attorney general gave for meeting privately with the husband of a prime FBI suspect who was himself a possible target of investigation reveals, if we needed more revelation, the mental vacuity and profound ignorance of leftism. Anyone familiar with the cognitive degradation of Marxism can see the pattern. When the Bolsheviks first came to power, there were some bright, though of course wicked, minds: Lenin, Bukharin, Trotsky. Soon, however, the Bolsheviks descended into such grotesque mediocrity that even Molotov began to be seen as a clever Bolshevik, and Voroshilov was placed in command of the...
  • Elite NYC school teaching kindergartners about 'white privilege'

    07/02/2016 4:19:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Fox ^ | July 2, 2016 | Paul Sperry
    An elite Manhattan school is teaching white students as young as 6 that they’re born racist and should feel guilty benefiting from “white privilege,” while heaping praise and cupcakes on their black peers. Administrators at the Bank Street School for Children on the Upper West Side claim it’s a novel approach to fighting discrimination, and that several other private New York schools are doing it, but even liberal parents aren’t buying it. They complain the K-8 school of 430 kids is separating whites in classes where they’re made to feel awful about their “whiteness,” and all the “kids of color”...
  • Study: AP Exam ‘Warps & Guts’ European History to Serve ‘Progressive Agenda’

    06/26/2016 10:24:08 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 17 replies
    CNS News ^ | June 24, 2016 | Rachel Hoover
    ( -- The National Association of Scholars (NAS) has published a study arguing that the College Board’s Advanced Placement European History exam (APEH) “warps and guts the history of Europe to make it serve today’s progressive agenda.” “It [APEH] mentions neither Christopher Columbus nor Winston Churchill,” a NAS press release points out. “APEH’s distortions turn Europe’s extraordinary history and unique contribution to the formation of our world into a generic narrative of modernization,” says NAS director of communications David Randall, who authored the study entitled The Disappearing Continent: A Critique of the Revised Advanced Placement European History Examination. “We do...
  • Conservatives are Hiding in Academia

    06/20/2016 7:28:51 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 12 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | June 19, 2016 | Malcolm A. Kline
    One way to measure the left-wing bias in academia is by looking at the degree to which those who don't subscribe to that point of view go to camouflage their outlook on life. "Approximately a third of the conservatives we interviewed, for example, concealed their politics prior to tenure by 'passing' as liberals," Jon A. Shields and Joshua M. Dunn, Sr., write in their book, Passing On the Right: Conservative Professors In the Progressive University. Shields teaches at Claremont McKenna College. Dunn is an associate professor at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. They traveled extensively in order to...
  • Criticism of Transgender Agenda Will Get Virginia Students Expelled

    06/10/2016 4:42:50 PM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 62 replies
    Youths in Fairfax County, Virginia, can now be disciplined and even expelled from school for criticizing the intrusive and aggressive transgender ideology. The transgender change in school regulations was imposed last night during a dramatic board meeting where only 12 pro-trans witnesses were invited to testify. The board members met on Thursday night only after being informed the night before that the discipline change would be considered. No opposing voices were allowed to be heard, parents were relegated to shouting opposition from the seats and some were ejected from the meeting.
  • Conservative Prof. Resigns From California School After Long Battle With LGBT Activists

    06/10/2016 3:35:37 PM PDT · by fwdude · 31 replies
    Christian Post ^ | June 9, 2016 | Michael Gryboski
    A conservative professor who speaks openly about his opposition to gay marriage after having been raised by a lesbian couple has announced that he will be resigning his tenured position following a long battle with liberal activists. Robert Oscar Lopez, former associate professor of English and classics at California State University at Northridge, recently resigned his position with the academic institution. In an interview with The Christian Post, Lopez explained that the decision to move on came as a result of longstanding mounting pressure from activists on and off campus.
  • Epic Correction of the Decade [liberals, not conservatives, tend toward psychosis]

    06/10/2016 6:31:20 AM PDT · by pabianice · 13 replies
    Powerline ^ | 6/8/16 | Hayward
    Hoo-wee, the New York Times will really have to extend itself to top the boner and mother-of-all-corrections at the American Journal of Political Science... The authors regret that there is an error in the published version of “Correlation not Causation: The Relationship between Personality Traits and Political Ideologies” American Journal of Political Science 56 (1), 34–51. The interpretation of the coding of the political attitude items in the descriptive and preliminary analyses portion of the manuscript was exactly reversed... The erroneous results represented some of the larger correlations between personality and politics ever reported; they were reported and interpreted, repeatedly,...
  • Cooper’s Crusade Against Christ

    06/10/2016 4:47:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies ^ | June 10, 2016 | Mike Adams
    The people of North Carolina and the alumni of N.C. State University deserve an apology. Administrators at the school have implemented a patently unconstitutional policy, which forces students to apply for a permit in order to share the gospel on a public university campus they fund with their hard earned tax dollars. To make matters worse, the permit policy is being used to target Christians specifically while others are being allowed to exercise their rights unfettered. Now that a federal judge has called their bluff, the lawless North Carolina attorney general continues to defend the indefensible. Roy Cooper had the...
  • Yale Students Demand Removal of White Authors from Curriculum

    06/09/2016 10:51:50 AM PDT · by detective · 104 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9 Jun 2016 | Tom Ciccotta
    Students at Yale University are demanding radical changes that would remove white male authors from the English department’s curriculum. According to a petition submitted to faculty, Yale students are demanding that a course on “Major English Poets” be removed from the curriculum because it lacks diversity.
  • U. of Miami starts nation’s first chair for study of atheism

    06/05/2016 2:58:10 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    seattle times ^ | 5/20/16 | L. Goodstein
    ...the University of Miami received a donation in late April from a wealthy atheist to endow what it says is the nation’s first academic chair “for the study of atheism, humanism and secular ethics.” ...established after years of discussion with a $2.2 million donation from Louis Appignani, a retired businessman and former president and chairman of the modeling school Barbizon... ....“I’m trying to eliminate discrimination against atheists,” said Appignani, 83, a Florida resident. “So this is a step in that direction, to make atheism legitimate.” ....It took some persuading for the University of Miami to agree to create a chair...
  • Portland versus Oregon

    06/05/2016 6:02:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | June 5, 2016 | Patrick Michaels
    Editor's note: This column was co-authored by David Wojick, head of DEWA, a cognitive science and policy analysis consultancy. In an outrageous fit of activism the Portland School Board has banned the teaching of climate science. Of course they have not banned climate science by name, but their new order effectively bans teaching much of what we know about climate, especially the potential role of natural variability in global warming and climate change. In fact they appear to have ruled out the teaching of climate science that is specifically required by the State of Oregon. This is bad news for...
  • No Punishment for Black Lives Matter Protesters Harrassing Dartmouth Students

    05/31/2016 5:01:55 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 70 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 31, 2016
    Dartmouth University’s Alumni Relations department has concluded that no student will be punished for the Black Lives Matter incident last year, where activists stormed a library on campus and hurled racial abuse at students. In November it was reported that a 150-person strong group of BLM protesters stormed the campus study space, screaming racially motivated chants such as, “F*** you, you filthy white f***s!”, “F*** you and your comfort!”, and “F*** you, you racist s***s!” One girl was even reported to have been pinned by protesters against a wall, who allegedly shouted “filthy white bitch” in her face. Vice Provost...
  • Portland public schools ban textbooks that cast doubt on climate change

    05/22/2016 9:03:44 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 41 replies
    Portland public schools ban textbooks that cast doubt on climate change | Fox News The Portland Public Schools board voted last week to ban any materials that cast doubt on climate change, the Portland Tribune reported. According to the resolution passed May 17, the school district must remove any textbooks and other materials that suggest climate change is not occurring or that says human beings are not responsible for it. “A lot of the text materials are kind of thick with the language of doubt, and obviously the science says otherwise,” said Bill Bigelow, a former Portland public school teacher...
  • Big Science is broken

    04/18/2016 6:44:09 AM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 69 replies
    The Week ^ | April 18, 2016 | Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry
    Science is broken. That's the thesis of a must-read article in First Things magazine, in which William A. Wilson accumulates evidence that a lot of published research is false. But that's not even the worst part. Advocates of the existing scientific research paradigm usually smugly declare that while some published conclusions are surely false, the scientific method has "self-correcting mechanisms" that ensure that, eventually, the truth will prevail. Unfortunately for all of us, Wilson makes a convincing argument that those self-correcting mechanisms are broken. For starters, there's a "replication crisis" in science. This is particularly true in the field of...
  • Scientific Regress

    04/18/2016 6:31:02 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 14 replies
    First Things ^ | May 2016 | William A. Wilson
    Scientific Regress by William A. Wilson May 2016 he problem with ­science is that so much of it simply isn’t. Last summer, the Open Science Collaboration announced that it had tried to replicate one hundred published psychology experiments sampled from three of the most prestigious journals in the field. Scientific claims rest on the idea that experiments repeated under nearly identical conditions ought to yield approximately the same results, but until very recently, very few had bothered to check in a systematic way whether this was actually the case. The OSC was the biggest attempt yet to check a field’s...
  • Why Are Highly Educated Americans Getting More Liberal?

    05/01/2016 6:15:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 85 replies
    NPR ^ | 04/30/2016 | Danielle Kurtzleben
    It's a well-worn (if not-entirely-agreed-upon) idea that college makes people more liberal. But a new report adds a twist to this: the most educated Americans have grown increasingly liberal over the last couple of decades. A report from the Pew Research Center finds a wide partisan gap between highly educated and non-highly-educated Americans. Not only that, but the share of college grads and post-graduates who are "consistently liberal" (based on their answers to a series of policy questions) has grown sharply in the last 20 years. In 1994, 7 percent of post-grads were "consistently liberal," and 1 percent of people...
  • The Re-Education Camps We Call Universities

    04/13/2016 3:15:56 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 14 replies
    Barb Wire ^ | 4/13/2016 | Cliff Kincaid
    The totalitarian attitude on campus hit me in a very personal way on March 30 as I was sitting on an airplane at Reagan National Airport on my way to Albany, New York. I was informed that a campus debate I was scheduled to participate in later that day had been cancelled. I was told to get off the plane and go home. I believe this is the first time on a college or university campus that a left-right debate has been cancelled because of objections to one side of the debate. It appears the totalitarian left is so determined...
  • University Poster Campaign Tells Christian Students to ‘Check Their Privilege’

    04/07/2016 2:57:28 AM PDT · by detective · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 Apr 2016 | Tom Ciccotta
    A growing university poster campaign is asking Christian students to check their privilege. Although the campaign originated out of the University of San Francisco, the message has now created backlash with students across the country after the posters went viral on social media networks like Tumblr and Facebook.
  • White Guy With Dreads Accused of 'Appropriation'

    03/30/2016 4:34:45 AM PDT · by EinNYC · 46 replies
    Newser ^ | Mar 30, 2016 | Rob Quinn
    San Francisco State University student Cory Goldstein is a white guy with dreadlocks, which makes him guilty of "cultural appropriation," according to a fellow student seen berating him in a viral video. Goldstein tells KRON 4 that the confrontation with the African-American student and her friend started when he was about to take a flier from her but was told: "Sorry, we don't want people with your hair here." "You're saying that I can't have a hairstyle because of your culture? Why?" Goldstein asks in the video, which has been viewed more than a million times. "Because it's my culture,"...
  • Professor Blames White Privilege For The Existence Of Michigan

    02/28/2016 3:11:14 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 59 replies
    TruNews ^ | 2/27/2016
    A professor at Calvin College in Michigan wrote a column accusing his students and fellow faculty members of being white supremacists for failing to accept the notion of “white privilege.” The professor also says Calvin College itself and the entire state of Michigan only exist because of said white privilege. In late November, Calvin College endured a small scandal when swastikas and the words “white power” were found written on several cars using snow. Two students confessed to the deed, but their names, motivations and punishments haven’t been revealed, leaving open the possibility the stunt was a hoax or a...
  • Fake Blood and War Chants: Milo Yiannopoulos Event at Rutgers Disrupted by Feminists, Black…

    02/10/2016 10:16:04 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Feb 2016 | Allum Bokhari
    Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos' tour of U.S. university campuses has started off with a bang. His first event, at Rutgers University in New Jersey, was disrupted by feminists and Black Lives Matter protesters, who chanted slogans and smeared fake blood on their faces before storming out of the auditorium. Yiannopoulos had been invited by the Young Americans For Liberty at Rutgers to speak on "How the Progressive Left Is Destroying Education." The event drew a huge crowd, with the line of students waiting to enter the venue stretching around campus. It's the first stage of Yiannopoulos "Dangerous Faggot Tour,"...
  • Madden: Pro-Abortion College Staffer Calls for Rape of Pro-life Students

    02/11/2016 4:55:14 AM PST · by Mrs. P · 71 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | February 10, 2016 | Nate Madden
    Rather than engage in a reasoned civil discourse about what Justice Anthony Kennedy called the right to "define one's own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe, and of the mystery of human life" with college pro-lifers, a staffer at Purdue University decided to threaten to rape them and their female family members for expressing their views.
  • Can Cruz legally be president? Ivy League scholars debate

    02/06/2016 1:47:14 AM PST · by RC one · 246 replies
    Virgina Pilot online ^ | 2/5/16 | COLLIN BINKLEY
    <p>BOSTON (AP) — Two legal scholars squared off in a public debate on Friday to settle whether Republican Ted Cruz is eligible to become president. Spoiler alert: They didn't settle it.</p> <p>But the debate at Harvard Law School underscored that conflicting interpretations of the U.S. Constitution can produce different answers. The question has been in the national spotlight since Republican rival Donald Trump suggested that Cruz, who was born in Canada to an American mother, isn't legally qualified to be president.</p>
  • Band Sings Racist, America-Hating Song at Bernie Sanders Iowa Rally (VIDEO)

    01/31/2016 9:30:06 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 62 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 01/31/16 | Jim Hoft
    <p>This is the kind of music they play at a Bernie Sanders Socialist rally.</p> <p>Vampire Weekend, the uber popular band, played before Bernie Sanders spoke last night at the University of Iowa -- making the rally really more of a concert with a speech. Another singer Jill Sobule, a 90s throwback, sang a racist anti-American song to get kick off the Socialist rally.</p>
  • Rutgers Professor Raped Man With Cerebral Palsy In Her Office, Goes To Jail: Prosecutor

    01/16/2016 9:49:02 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    Patch ^ | January 16, 2016 | Tom Davis
    Rutgers professor admitted taking disabled man with cerebral palsy out of his wheelchair, removing his diaper and sexually assaulting him. The former chairwoman of the Rutgers University Philosophy Department will go to jail for as many as 12 years in New Jersey State Prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting a disabled man in her school office, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray has announced. Siobhan Teare, state Superior Court judge, handed down the sentence on Friday. On Oct. 2, 2015, an Essex County jury convicted Marjorie Anna Stubblefield, 46, of West Orange of two counts of first degree aggravated sexual...
  • Public College Professor: Terrorists Are 90% White Christian Conservatives [VIDEO]

    01/13/2016 12:00:50 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 50 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | January 12, 2016 | Blake Neff
    A newly-released video shows a professor at the University of California, Merced (UC-Merced) teaching his students that 90 percent of terrorist attacks in America are conducted by white men who are "religiously motivated and politically conservative." WATCHThe video, recorded in October, was released by The College Fix. It shows professor Ross Avila lecturing his "Introduction to Psychology" class on the topic of heuristics, mental shortcuts people use when trying to assess information or solve problems. To illustrate his point, Avila said that most Americans assume Muslims are the country's largest terror threat because they haven't thought about the matter systematically....
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    12/27/2015 5:18:38 PM PST · by Libloather · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/27/15 | Timothy Cama
    The Republican Party is divided over whether to attack the science of climate change when opposing liberal policies. Many of the most vocal Republicans say they have significant problems with the scientific consensus that the Earth is warming and that greenhouse gas emissions from human activity is the main cause. The skeptics include presidential hopefuls Ben Carson and Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) and Capitol Hill chairmen Sen. Jim Inhofe (Okla.) and Rep. Lamar Smith (Texas). But others in the GOP aren't interested in litigating the science. They say it's more important - and far easier - to show that Democratic...