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  • Scholars say tenured professors are rarely fired

    06/27/2006 8:27:11 AM PDT · by freespirited · 45 replies · 1,052+ views
    Boulder Daily Camera ^ | 6/27/06 | Elizabeth Mattern Clark
    The University of Colorado has fired two tenured professors in the history of the Boulder campus. And Ward Churchill, if dismissed, would be the first to be fired because of alleged research misconduct. Scholars say it's more common at universities that unpopular professors are squeezed out — or given early-retirement settlements — rather than fired. The protection of tenure can make outright job termination a costly and lengthy battle. Richard Berthold, a former University of New Mexico professor, retired two years after he was censured for telling his class on Sept. 11, 2001: "Anyone who blows up the Pentagon gets...
  • NKU's Nutty Professor's "" Entries - All About About Sally Jacobsen's Orgasm

    04/22/2006 2:24:24 PM PDT · by Doctor Raoul · 55 replies · 2,726+ views
    Here are a few of the remarks posted by NKU students about Dr. Sally Jacobson. I think you'll see a pattern: The topic was supposed to be womens writing which I learned a great deal about, but it took her forever to get into the actual topic. The class was fun even with the sexual humor. She let us have snacks,it was during dinner time. She graded papers so harsh even the writing center told me I would have problems, but tests were a breeze. she is a ****en idiot. do not, i repeat, do not take her I had...
  • Professor Who Vandalized Pro-Life Display Against Abortion Defends Actions

    04/15/2006 5:17:19 PM PDT · by rhema · 113 replies · 3,496+ views ^ | April 14, 2006 | Steven Ertelt
    Highland Heights, KY -- A Northern Kentucky University professor who destroyed a pro-life display against abortion and encouraged her students to vandalize it as well is defending her actions. Dr. Sally Jacobsen, a British literature professor, called the display "silly" and said her free speech rights allowed her and others to trash the display. As reported on Thursday, Jacobson and several students from her class vandalized a pro-life display of hundreds of crosses that the campus pro-life group had set up earlier in the week. The professor and her students were caught on camera and seen by other witnesses...
  • Dangerous Professors Threaten Young Minds (

    03/01/2006 11:03:11 PM PST · by RunningWolf · 25 replies · 981+ views Wires ^ | Thursday, March 2, 2006 | Phil Brennan
    Time magazine once called author David Horowitz "a clear and ruthless thinker. What he says has an indignant sanity about it." n it he offers "indignant sanity" as he draws blazing portraits of some of the worst leftist propagandists now infesting America's colleges and universities. Those unfamiliar with the extent to which the nation's campuses are being held captive by left-wing radicals will find his revelations shocking. He goes about the task of unmasking the most virulent of academic terrorists who brook no dissent from their student victims. "More than 90 percent of the professors profiled in this text have...
  • Nine Professors At Columbia Are Deemed 'Dangerous'

    02/21/2006 11:36:21 PM PST · by rmlew · 13 replies · 348+ views
    The New York Sun ^ | February 21, 2006 | ALEC MAGNET
    Nine of the "101 Most Dangerous Academics in America" teach at Columbia University, according to a new book by conservative activist David Horowitz. The book, "The Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America," published by Regnery, profiles 101 professors from campuses across the country. "Columbia is a national scandal," Mr. Horowitz told The New York Sun in a telephone interview. "That a serious, top-tier university ... is an ideological fortress is an emblem of the utter debasement of the academic endeavor." His book lists several professors from the university's department of Middle East and Asian languages and cultures, including...
  • The Professors: The 101 most dangerous academics in America

    02/17/2006 2:30:04 PM PST · by truthfinder9 · 23 replies · 1,091+ views
    The Professors: The 101 most dangerous academics in America by David Horowitz Coming to a Campus Near You: Terrorists, racists, and communists— you know them as The Professors. We all know that left-wing radicals from the 1960s have hung around academia and hired people like themselves. But if you thought they were all harmless, antiquated hippies, you’d be wrong. Today’s radical academics aren’t the exception—they’re legion. And far from being harmless, they spew violent anti-Americanism, preach anti-Semitism, and cheer on the killing of American soldiers and civilians—all the while collecting tax dollars and tuition fees to indoctrinate our children. Remember...
  • The New Face of the Campus Left (Reality: Same Burnt-out Face, More $$)

    01/30/2006 1:31:30 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 31 replies · 1,381+ views
    The Nation ^ | 1/26/2006 | Sam Graham-Felsen
    The assumption that America's campuses are impenetrable bastions of liberalism--where left-leaning faculty predominate, progressive student activism flourishes and conservatism is fiercely marginalized--still rules the day. But in reality, since the 1970s the conservative movement has become the dominant political force on many American campuses.... "We didn't have our act together," says Joshua Holland, a fair-trade and antiwar activist.... "We tried to keep things nonhierarchical and loosely structured, but at the end of the day... we weren't getting anything done." ...At the University of North Carolina senior Jessica Polk says students have long been "sick of what the left is doing--they...
  • Conservative Alumnus Pulls Offer to Buy Lecture Tapes

    01/24/2006 6:50:58 AM PST · by King of Florida · 6 replies · 460+ views
    NY Times ^ | January 24, 2005 | CINDY CHANG
    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 - A 24-year-old conservative alumnus who announced earlier this month that he planned to pay students at the University of California, Los Angeles, to tape-record the lectures of left-leaning professors backed down after U.C.L.A. officials informed him on Monday that he would be violating school policy. The alumnus, Andrew Jones, said he abandoned the plan to save his student supporters from possible legal action by the university, even though he believed they would be engaged in a "newsgathering" effort protected by the First Amendment. Mr. Jones says he is confident that students will volunteer to tape...
  • UCLA alumni group targets left-wing

    01/21/2006 2:57:11 AM PST · by presidio9 · 11 replies · 575+ views
    University of Wisconsin Badger Herald ^ | January 20, 2006 | Kate Maternowski
    An independent alumni association at the University of California-Los Angeles has offered rewards of up to $100 for students willing to out politically biased professors. Founded by Andrew Jones, a 2003 graduate of the public university, the Bruin Alumni Association has been formed to curb “an exploding crisis of political radicalism on campus” which is “endangering the very core of UCLA — the undergraduate experience,” according to the association’s website. Jones, on the group’s website, says he experienced “political harassment, violence, intimidation and biased teaching” during his time at UCLA, adding his experience is “entirely typical for any student who...
  • UCLA students urged to expose 'radical' professors

    01/20/2006 7:43:08 PM PST · by Born Conservative · 14 replies · 743+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/19/2006 | Steve Gorman
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A conservative alumni group dedicated to "exposing the most radical professors" at the University of California at Los Angeles is offering to pay students $100 to record classroom lectures of suspect faculty. The Web site of the Bruin Alumni Association also includes a "Dirty Thirty" list of professors considered by the group to be the most extreme left-wing members of the UCLA faculty, as well as profiles on their political activities and writings. UCLA Chancellor Albert Carnesale on Thursday denounced the campaign as "reprehensible," and school officials warned that selling or distributing recordings of classroom lectures...
  • The Dirty Thirty: Bush hating, leftist UCLA Professors

    01/19/2006 9:26:54 AM PST · by Nachum · 25 replies · 3,146+ views ^ | January 9, 2006 | The Bruin Alumni Association
    Rankings for January 9, 2006-January 24, 2006 1. Peter McLaren (5/5 Power Fists) This Canadian native teaches the next generation of teachers and professors how to properly indoctrinate students – Paolo Freire-style. Thanks to his hard-charging efforts, McLaren debuts at the top of the charts. Long live the king! 2. Kent Wong (5/5 Power Fists) In any other group, Kent Wong, the dyed-red laborista radical, would be hold an undisputed title for heavyweight extremism. If Wong keeps up his public attack on everything to the right of Chairman Mao, he may still do it. Stay tuned! 3. Douglas Kellner (5/5...
  • Rightwing Group Offers Students $100 To Spy On Professors

    01/18/2006 7:53:10 PM PST · by blam · 71 replies · 1,661+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 1-19-2006 | Dan Glaister
    Rightwing group offers students $100 to spy on professors · Republican graduate's site prompts witch-hunt fears· 31 academics listed as 'worthy of scrutiny' Dan Glaister in Los Angeles Thursday January 19, 2006 The Guardian (UK) It is the sort of invitation any poverty-stricken student would find hard to resist. "Do you have a professor who just can't stop talking about President Bush, about the war in Iraq, about the Republican party, or any other ideological issue that has nothing to do with the class subject matter? If you help ... expose the professor, we'll pay you for your work." For...
  • UCLA Alumni Group Is Tracking 'Radical' Faculty

    01/18/2006 9:45:21 AM PST · by BurbankKarl · 28 replies · 883+ views
    LA Times ^ | 1/18/06 | By Stuart Silverstein and Peter Y. Hong
    A fledgling alumni group headed by a former campus Republican leader is offering students payments of up to $100 per class to provide information on instructors who are "abusive, one-sided or off-topic" in advocating political ideologies. The year-old Bruin Alumni Assn. says its "Exposing UCLA's Radical Professors" initiative takes aim at faculty "actively proselytizing their extreme views in the classroom, whether or not the commentary is relevant to the class topic." Although the group says it is concerned about radical professors of any political stripe, it has named an initial "Dirty 30" of teachers it identifies with left-wing or liberal...
  • Exposes UCLA's Most Radical Professors

    01/10/2006 2:47:28 PM PST · by andrewljones · 6 replies · 870+ views ^ | January 10, 2006 | Andrew Jones Website Exposes UCLA’s Most Radical Professors January 10, 2006, Culver City, California – The Bruin Alumni Association announced today the launch of, a professor profile website which already features over thirty long-form examinations of UCLA’s most radical professors, including: - “Philosophy of Education” professor Douglas Kellner, who speaks seriously of a “Bush Reich” and Bush Family/Nazi connections. - Preeminent Marxist “critical pedagogy” theorist Peter McLaren, who proudly instructs future Education Ph.D.’s in “the intrinsically exploitative nature of capitalist society.” - Former labor union attorney turned academic Kent Wong, who denounces the Republican Party’s “pro-corporate and anti-worker agenda” and...
  • GOP students confront Ward Churchill

    12/01/2005 5:00:00 PM PST · by WestVirginiaRebel · 41 replies · 1,936+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 12-01-05 | WestVirginiaRebel
    Protesters confronted controversial professor Ward Churchill at the University of Colorado yesterday, asking him to circle the names of 9-11 victims who deserved to die on a 12-foot banner memorializing them.Churchill has said that not all of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were innocent, so the protesters, organized by the school's College Republicans club, decided to challenge him to identify who those people were.
  • The bitter truth, as we feast on the bounty of the empire (Robert Jensen bile alert)

    11/24/2005 9:15:16 PM PST · by weegee · 69 replies · 1,393+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Nov. 22, 2005, 10:28PM | By ROBERT JENSEN
    The bitter truth, as we feast on the bounty of the empire -Our myth of Thanksgiving warps a history of genocide ONE indication of moral and intellectual progress in the United States would be the replacement of Thanksgiving Day with a National Day of Atonement. Indigenous people have offered such a model; since 1970 they have marked the fourth Thursday of November as a Day of Mourning in a spiritual/political ceremony on Coles Hill overlooking Plymouth Rock, one of the early sites of the European invasion of the Americas. But the thought of changing this white-supremacist holiday is hard to...
  • Osama bin Laden: The Christian right's kind of enemy, says Duke prof.

    11/17/2005 10:12:32 PM PST · by culturewars · 35 replies · 993+ views
    The Book Standard ^ | 11/17/2005 | Max Chafkin
    MESSAGES TO THE WORLD: THE STATEMENTS OF OSAMA BIN LADENLawrence says that bin Laden is fundamentally a “poet”—and that his fanatical ideology puts him in line with Left Behind writers Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins and televangelists Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson. This, he says, is exactly why the al-Qaeda spokesperson’s “hollow” message is so attractive to angry Arabs. ... Osama bin Laden repeatedly cites the Qur’an, but he cites it in the way that Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson cite the New Testament. You can make scripture fit your worldview and bin Laden had done this extraordinarily well with...
  • MSU professors link hunting with sexual violence

    11/13/2005 3:44:04 PM PST · by SJackson · 167 replies · 3,160+ views
    Michigan Times ^ | 11-13-05 | Page W. H. Brousseau IV
    Three female Michigan State University professors studied the magazine "Traditional Bowhunter," and concluded that hunting is a form of sexual violence with animals substituted for women. They describe hunting as, "erotic heterosexual predation, sadomasochism, restraint for aggressive sexual energy, and allied with the abuse of women." I think I need to take up bowhunting. The article entitled, "Animals, Women and Weapons: Blurred Sexual Boundaries in the Discourse of Sport Hunting" was published by the Society & Animals Forum. The genesis of the article was the 2003 video "Hunting for Bambi," which reached national attention that year when many news-outlets reported...
  • Prof's protest of 'political litmus test' raises hackles

    09/10/2005 5:34:05 AM PDT · by Unam Sanctam · 11 replies · 579+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | Sept. 10, 2005 | Linda Seebach
    Oh, that KC Johnson. He's always getting into hot water. Of course, that may have something to do with the fact that the administration at Brooklyn College of The City University of New York keeps trying to bring the water to a full rolling boil, hoping he'll jump out. Well, perhaps he should. He deserves better, and his institution doesn't deserve to keep him. But his students, who on the evidence are unlikely to encounter many other faculty members who exemplify the academic virtues of free inquiry and principled disagreement, need him. Robert KC Johnson is a tenured professor of...
  • UW-Madison keeps jailed professors on payroll

    08/13/2005 6:10:22 PM PDT · by eleni121 · 5 replies · 254+ views
    JS Online ^ | August 9, 2005 | By MEGAN TWOHEY
    The University of Wisconsin-Madison came under fire Tuesday for not immediately dismissing three professors who have been convicted of crimes and for keeping two of them on the payroll while they serve time behind bars.
  • Treason on the Campus: Professor advocates Marxism in "Alternatives to Capitalist Globalization"

    08/06/2005 10:06:11 AM PDT · by nwrep · 38 replies · 1,103+ views
    In this second installment of the series "Treason on Campus", we focus on Peter Bohmer, Professor of Economics and "Labor Studies" at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. ********************************************************* Peter Bohmer, Alternatives to Capitalist Globalization Peter Bohmer, an Economist with degrees from MIT, is a Professor in the Economics and Labor Studies Programs. Among the courses he teaches are the following: ALTERNATIVES TO CAPITALIST GLOBALIZATION Description: At the beginning of the 21st century, a great number of global and national elite, intellectuals and international financial institutions, such as the World Trade Organization, International Monetary Fund and World Bank, claim that...
  • English: The Language of White "Oppressors"-professor: Ebonics superior to tongue of White Devils

    08/04/2005 5:06:34 AM PDT · by SJackson · 216 replies · 6,129+ views
    A Brooklyn College professor says Ebonics is superior to the tongue of White Devils --Assistant Professor of Adolescence Education at Brooklyn College --Teaches that rap music is an effective tool for teaching English literacy to schoolchildren, and that proper English is language of white "oppressors" --Required students to view Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 911 Priya Parmar is an Assistant Professor of Adolescence Education at Brooklyn College's School of Education in New York, where she teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses to aspiring teachers. Of special interest to Parmar, whose doctoral dissertation is titled "KRS-One Going Against the Grain: A Critical Study...
  • "My Name is Michael Vocino and I Like Dick"-Life in political philosophy at U of Rhode Island

    08/01/2005 5:23:17 AM PDT · by SJackson · 113 replies · 4,161+ views ^ | August 1, 2005 | Nathaniel Nelson
    “My name is Michael Vocino and I like dick.” These were the words spoken by my philosophy professor, Michael Vocino, as he introduced himself to our class the first day of his Political Philosophy course. In the fall semester of 2003, I enrolled in PSC341, “Political Philosophy: Plato to Machiavelli” as part of my studies to earn my degree in Political Science at the University of Rhode Island. According to the course catalog, this class was about the “Major political philosophies from Plato to Machiavelli and their influence on such key concepts as justice, equality, and political obligation.” But Professor...
  • Churchill states case

    05/17/2005 9:43:57 AM PDT · by AdamSelene235 · 23 replies · 981+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | May 17, 2005 | Charlie Brennan
    Prof defends academic work with 50 pages in response to criticism By Charlie Brennan, Rocky Mountain News May 17, 2005 University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill on Monday submitted his response to the faculty committee that is investigating whether he committed research misconduct and should lose his tenured teaching position. His attorney, David Lane, said a response of more than 50 pages, single-spaced, was delivered to a committee representative Monday afternoon. Lane said that Churchill answered each and every point on which his past scholarship and academic credentials have been challenged. "He responded to everything, including the absolutely unconstitutional inquiry...
  • Job Security - (tenured profs, federal employees & activist judges, all set for life!)

    04/09/2005 5:30:25 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 8 replies · 494+ views
    The recent flap about tenured University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill, the wacky white man pretending to be of American Indian heritage, may not seem to have much in common with federal employees or federal judges. Upon closer examination, we see that all three suffer from the same mindset: Arrogance and insolence as a result of a failed system of lifetime tenure, a system that also guarantees plush retirement benefits. Tenure ensures that professors can never be fired for incompetence, and the retirement benefits ensure that only a few will leave the profession on their own. Not coincidentally, the good...
  • Law prof owes explanation (Terrorist Prof. Bernadine Dohrn of Northwestern)

    04/09/2005 9:38:38 AM PDT · by jalisco555 · 39 replies · 1,300+ views
    Daily Northwestern ^ | 4/5/05 | Guy Benson
    On its official Web site, Northwestern offers an impressive biography of Law Prof. Bernardine Dohrn, detailing her work in children's law, her educational background, her academic appointments and other notable accomplishments. The university's profile curiously omits one of her most significant leadership positions: She was a principal organizer of the Weathermen, a radical cabal, during the late 60s and early 70s. Among its many criminal exploits, the group claimed responsibility for no fewer than 12 bombings between 1970 and 1974, and Dohrn spent a decade hiding from federal authorities to avoid prosecution for assaulting a police officer. A basic Internet...
  • Critical Reflections... [The Cost Of College May Be More Than Financial]

    03/23/2005 7:30:10 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 4 replies · 173+ views
    Lefthook ^ | 3/23/05 | Robert Jensen
    First, a disclaimer: Given all the fussing about dangerous radical professors these days, I should make it clear that while I teach at the University of Texas at Austin, I don’t speak for the university. (Not that anyone at this rally would ever imagine that I do.) I repeat: What I’m about to say is not official policy of the University of Texas. In case anyone was confused, the University of Texas is not a radical institution and is not committed to anti-empire politics. ...
  • Sexual Orientation and School Policy: A Practical Guide for Teachers, Administrators......

    03/22/2005 11:05:52 AM PST · by nicolezmomma · 38 replies · 930+ views
    Amazon ^ | 12/28/03 | Ian Macgillivray
    This book helps the reader to understand and mediate the debates that arise when gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, intersex, and queer/questioning students and their families ask for equal treatment from the schools and are opposed by conservative parents. Sexual Orientation and School Policy is a case study of one school districts' attempt to adopt and implement policies that include sexual orientation. This book describes the work of the Safe Schools Coalition who advocate and educate for equal rights for gay lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, intersex, and queer/questioning (GLBTIQ) students. Concerned Citizens, a group of conservative parents, opposed the inclusion of sexual...
  • Newt Targets Tenure: Proposals to Fire All "Anti-American" Professors (note source)

    03/13/2005 8:48:53 AM PST · by billorites · 44 replies · 1,152+ views
    On February 25, the prominent Republican thinker Newt Gingrich gave a speech at the leading conservative think-tank American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Gingrich, who is a former Congressman and Republican majority leader of the House of Representatives, is now preparing for his presidential run in 2008.His sharp comments on Professor Ward Churchill and the future of academic freedom in the U.S. were reprinted in the conservative magazine National Review : "Ward Churchill is a viciously anti-American demagogue. He has every right to free speech, and I support his free speech. We should give him free speech by not paying him. You...
  • ENEMY PROFESSOR (No. 21) - Sanza Clark

    03/03/2005 7:42:37 PM PST · by doug from upland · 12 replies · 791+ views
    Across the nation, the leftists are being outed by their students. It is about time. College is about learning, not indoctrination. ===================================================================== PREVIOUS ENEMIES -- 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 =========================================================================== Warning: Postings are only opinions. (See Terms of Service)Record for entry #286.   Cleveland State University Dec. 5, 2003 OH     Course: EDB 609: Comparative & International Education   Course Catalog Description: Examines selected foreign educational systems with emphasis on the historical, sociological, philosophical, and cultural influences that have shaped their development. Special attention is...
  • ENEMY PROFESSOR (No. 19) - Robert Sussman

    02/22/2005 7:59:12 PM PST · by doug from upland · 14 replies · 929+ views
    We proudly present the next in the series. Our colleges and universities are bastions of left wing, America-hating propaganda. We took back Congress. It is time to take back the universities. PREVIOUS ENEMIES -- 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 ========================================================= Warning: Postings are only opinions. (See Terms of Service)Record for entry #273.   Washington University in Saint Louis (WUSTL) Oct. 25, 2003 MO     Course: ANTHRO 362: The Biological Basis of Human Behavior   Course Catalog Description: Infidelity, marriage customs, inner city violence, infanticide, intelligence...Are the behavioral patterns...
  • (Columbia Professor) Massad's Theory: The Zionists Are The Anti-Semites

    02/22/2005 5:20:56 PM PST · by wagglebee · 28 replies · 656+ views
    NY Sun ^ | 2/22/05 | JACOB GERSHMAN
    The Palestinian intifada against Israel may have been a blessing in disguise for Jews, according to a Columbia University assistant professor, Joseph Massad. Mr. Massad, who teaches in the university's Middle East studies department, argues in a recently published essay that Palestinian Arab "resistance" against Israelis is not anti-Semitic but an expression of goodwill toward Jews living in the Jewish state. Mr. Massad in his writings and teaching has articulated the view that Zionists have adopted the identity of the anti-Semite and Palestinians have taken on a Jewish identity. In one of his latest essays, in the Winter 2005 issue...
  • Churchill Landed Tenure Without Usual Review Process (& he doesn't have a doctorate)

    02/16/2005 11:02:25 PM PST · by FairOpinion · 94 replies · 2,324+ views
    DEnver's ABC News ^ | Feb. 16, 2005 | AP
    Prof. Considered An American Indian Expert Even Though He Does Not Have Doctorate A University of Colorado official urged a faculty appointment for controversial professor Ward Churchill despite questions about his academic credentials, according to college e-mails from more than a decade ago. Churchill landed a tenured faculty position less than a year later, bypassing the usual six-year academic review, according to correspondence between then-Vice Chancellor for Academic Services Kaye Howe and Dean of Arts and Sciences Charles Middleton. The documents released by CU do not explain why Churchill was able to avoid the normal process for getting tenure, which...
  • Northwestern's Resident Terrorist - (Weathermen member, Professor Bernardine Dohrn)

    02/16/2005 12:16:36 PM PST · by freeholland · 16 replies · 991+ views
    Although the controversy over University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill’s pro-terrorist ravings has captured national headlines recently, the flirtation between America’s institutions of higher learning and radical, left-wing activism is hardly a new phenomenon. U.S. colleges and universities are rife with Marxist holdouts like Churchill and other relics from the Sixties. And while many, like Churchill, have openly supported America’s terrorist enemies, a dubious few have actually held prominent positions in terrorist groups. One of the most notable examples of this disturbing phenomenon is Bernardine Dohrn, an Associate Professor and the Director of the Children and Family Justice Clinic at...
  • Campos: Real question is, how did prof get on CU's faculty in first place?

    02/05/2005 8:21:13 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 50 replies · 1,291+ views
    Should a serious research university consider hiring a fascist? This question doesn't have an easy answer. After all, prior to World War II Europe produced several brilliant political theorists and philosophers who could be characterized as fascists, or proto-fascists, including Joseph de Maistre, Carl Schmitt and Martin Heidegger. Whether, post-Auschwitz, it's possible even in theory to advocate similar views in intellectually plausible ways is an interesting question. It is not, however, a question that has any relevance to the case of University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill, despite the obvious fascistic streak in Churchill's writings and public performances. As a...
  • FReep this poll: Should Professor Churchill resign his professorship?

    01/31/2005 6:54:01 PM PST · by rface · 29 replies · 1,289+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | Rocky Mountain News | Rocky Mountain News
    Embattled University of Colorado ethnic studies professor Ward Churchill today resigned his post of chairman of the ethnic studies program but not his professorship ......This guy has been a target of Limbaugh and O'Reily and Hannity and probably every other conservative mouth-piece for the past few days.This guy sucks and should continue to be held out for public humiliation ---- except maybe that Humiliation might be against the Geneva Convention because it is a form of torture --- but Hell! He desrves to be tortured!!! Make him wear panties on his head!......VOTE HERE on the right side of the page....
  • Campus protests visit by CU prof

    01/27/2005 3:10:44 PM PST · by swilhelm73 · 23 replies · 992+ views
    denverpost ^ | 1/27/05
    Clinton, N.Y. - A University of Colorado professor who suggested the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were justified and those who died in the World Trade Center were not innocent victims has ignited protests on an upstate New York college campus where he's been invited to speak. Ward Churchill, an expert on indigenous issues and chairman of the ethnic studies program at CU-Boulder, will take part in a panel discussion Feb. 3 at Hamilton College. Administrators defended Churchill's appearance but admitted his views are considered "repugnant and disparaging" by many people. "Hamilton, like any institution committed to the free exchange of...

    01/24/2005 4:35:15 AM PST · by robowombat · 14 replies · 790+ views
    Israel Lives ^ | Jann 21, 2005 | Janet Lehr
    BOSTON, NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR ENDORSES JIHAD M. Shahid Alam is Professor of Economics at Northeastern University, Boston. His current research interests include: corruption, growth, global economic history and imperialism. He has published two books, Governments and Markets in Economic Development Strategies (Praeger: 1989) and Poverty from the Wealth of Nations (Macmillan: 1999). His papers have been published in American Economic Review, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Kyklos, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Southern Economic Journal and Journal of Development Economics. Professor Alam holds a BA from the University of Dhaka, MA from the University of Karachi, and Ph.D. from the...
  • The Terrorists' Leftist PR Machine

    01/11/2005 5:32:33 PM PST · by rmlew · 16 replies · 877+ views
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | January 11, 2005 | Jacob Laksin
    In an op-ed for the Fort-Worth Star-Telegram, radical leftist Robert Jensen and journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin, calls on Americans to pursue “the most courageous act of citizenship in the United States today: pledging to dismantle the American empire.” Jensen insists, “The United States has lost the war in Iraq, and that's a good thing.” With Professor Jensen, leftist stalwart pundits and publications—including The Nation, Barbara Ehrenreich, and Howard Zinn—have abandoned pacifism in favor of rooting for America's terrorist (“insurgent”) enemies in Iraq. To witness the extent to which the radical Left has become a willing...
  • A Journalist Prof for Saddam (ROBERT JENSEN barf alert)

    01/08/2005 3:48:04 PM PST · by weegee · 16 replies · 667+ views ^ | December 16, 2004 | By Mike Adams
    Robert Jensen ( is a journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also the author of Citizens of the Empire: The Struggle to Claim Our Humanity. In an article written for The Austin American Statesman, Jensen recently claimed that “The United States has lost the war in Iraq, and that's a good thing.” While Jensen was careful to say that the loss of American lives is not to be celebrated, he insulted our soldiers deeply by saying that their deaths “haven't protected Americans or brought freedom to Iraqis.” Instead, he brushed off their service to our...
  • Daniel Pipes: My Day in Court

    12/07/2004 5:39:31 AM PST · by SJackson · 34 replies · 1,433+ views ^ | December 7, 2004 | Daniel Pipes | December 7, 2004Threats of legal action in Middle East and Islamic issues are about as common as corrupt practices at the United Nations – and almost as problematic.Islamist organizations like the Council on American-Islamic Relations and Global Relief Foundation frequently resort to litigation to suppress free speech, as do individual figures such as Khaled bin Mahfouz.Personally, I have never threatened a lawsuit, preferring the court of public opinion to the court of law. If those who disagree with me have often enough raised the prospect of libel, just one person has actually gone to court against me. That...
  • Anti-American Professors

    01/01/2005 8:49:57 AM PST · by alienken · 13 replies · 777+ views
    Terror Apologist in San Antonio Posted By: Dave_Cantrell | Write the Editors | Permalink.. Each Friday in San Antonio we are treated by the Express-News to the rantings of our own resident terrorist apologist, Mansour O. El-Kikhia. On December 17th he compared President Bush to King Louie from Disney's The Jungle Book, obviously in keeping with the Left-wing canard that Bush is a monkey. This is a direct outgrowth of one of the standard anti-Semitic attacks on Jews. On Christmas Eve, El-Kikiha ranted that Christianity was a difficult faith to understand, and declared the Iraq war to be unjust because...
  • Northeastern University Prof likens 9/11 hijackers to American Founding Fathers

    12/30/2004 5:51:10 PM PST · by velocityguy · 50 replies · 1,278+ views
    Northeastern University Prof likens 9/11 hijackers to American Founding Fathers In this fiendishly obscene essay, Professor Shahid Alam of Northeastern University portrays the mass-murdering thugs of 9/11 as heroes on the order of the American patriots of Lexington and Concord. Check out also (at LGF) the sneeringly anti-Semitic reply he made to an email reproaching him for his hateful views. From Dissident Voice, with thanks to Anthony and MB: On April 19, 1775, 700 British troops reached Concord, Massachusetts, to disarm the American colonists who were preparing to start an insurrection. When the British ordered them to disperse, the colonists...
  • Stanford's Islamist Threat (Joel Beinin is a LUNATIC)

    12/21/2004 7:30:10 AM PST · by Ashamed Canadian · 8 replies · 536+ views
    Front Page Mag ^ | Dec. 21, 2004 | Alyssa A. Lappen
    He denounces American “imperialism” on Al-Jazeera Television. A former Zionist, he refers to jihadist suicide bombers as “martyrs.” He praised Mideast scholars for ignoring the issue of terrorism, and he regularly repeats the most twisted and paranoid claims of Islamist regimes as though they were historical fact. He is Stanford Middle East history professor Joel Beinin, and his influence extends far beyond his classroom. If one individual can showcase all the flaws of Middle East Studies in academia, Joel Beinin is that man. A former president of the Middle East Studies Association, Beinin teaches Middle East history at Stanford University....
  • Stanford's Islamist Threat

    12/21/2004 2:33:54 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 8 replies · 540+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | Tuesday, December 21, 2004 | By Alyssa A. Lappen
    <p>He denounces American “imperialism” on Al-Jazeera Television. A former Zionist, he refers to jihadist suicide bombers as “martyrs.” He praised Mideast scholars for ignoring the issue of terrorism, and he regularly repeats the most twisted and paranoid claims of Islamist regimes as though they were historical fact. He is Stanford Middle East history professor Joel Beinin, and his influence extends far beyond his classroom.</p>
  • Anti-religious hate speech at the University of Louisville

    12/09/2004 6:35:32 AM PST · by ProfPhDCPACMA · 27 replies · 1,110+ views
    The Louisville Patriot ^ | December 2004 | Brian Yates
    I am providing a link to an article about a sociology professor at the University of Louisville who reportedly said shortly after the election that “It was the religious zealots who say they are voting on morals. I think we should all buy AK47’s and shoot them all! That’s what I would suggest, if it were allowed.” I sent the following e-mail to University administrators shortly after the article was published. Dear Administrator: The Louisville Patriot reported that a U of L sociology professor, Dr. John McTighe, stated to his class: “It was the religious zealots who say they are...
  • The most influential philosopher alive [Infanticide Advocate Peter Singer]

    12/02/2004 6:24:24 AM PST · by Unam Sanctam · 53 replies · 1,108+ views ^ | Dec. 2, 2004 | Marvin Olasky
    PRINCETON, N.J. -- Republicans are winning elections, but the long-term problem of the left dominance within academia remains. Consider, for example, the influence of Princeton professor Peter Singer.  Many readers may be saying, "Peter who?" -- but The New York Times, explaining how his views trickle down through media and academia to the general populace, noted that "No other living philosopher has had this kind of influence." The New England Journal of Medicine said he has had "more success in effecting changes in acceptable behavior" than any philosopher since Bertrand Russell. The New Yorker called him the "most influential" philosopher...
  • Columbia University's Hysterical Professor

    12/01/2004 7:19:44 AM PST · by stevejackson · 39 replies · 3,337+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | 12/1/2004 | Daniel Pipes
    Others may have sympathized on learning that Hamid Dabashi, a professor of Middle East studies at Columbia University, felt threatened by a graduate student at his own university, but not me. The incident began late on Sept. 27, 2004, when Victor Luria, a Ph.D. candidate in genetics and a former soldier in the Israel Defense Forces, wrote Dabashi an e-mail taking strong exception to what Dabashi had written about the IDF in an article, "For a Fistful of Dust: A Passage to Palestine," he published in the Egyptian newspaper, Al-Ahram. In response, Luria wrote to Dabashi: I have rarely seen...
  • Bad Writing's Back (Long article on bad academic writing)

    11/29/2004 6:03:19 AM PST · by jalisco555 · 62 replies · 1,507+ views
    John Hopkins University Press ^ | 2004 | Mark Bauerlein
    In January 1999, when Philosophy and Literature announced that Rhetoric professor Judith Butler had won its fourth annual Bad Writing Contest, nobody was much surprised. Many had pointed out the solecisms of Butler, runner-up Homi Bhabha, and previous awardees, and the abstract, twisting grandiloquence of critical theory with a progressive slant was already well known in academic circles. But the contest did have an unusual fate outside the academy. It became news. Philosophy and Literature editor Denis Dutton wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal (February 5, 1999), a startling forum for the treatment of academic prose. Articles in...
  • Academia, Stuck To the Left

    11/27/2004 9:16:28 AM PST · by Pokey78 · 29 replies · 2,066+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 11/28/04 | George F. Will
    Republicans OutnumberedIn Academia, Studies Find-- The New York Times, Nov. 18Oh, well, if studies say so. The great secret is out: Liberals dominate campuses. Coming soon: "Moon Implicated in Tides, Studies Find."One study of 1,000 professors finds that Democrats outnumber Republicans at least seven to one in the humanities and social sciences. That imbalance, more than double what it was three decades ago, is intensifying because younger professors are more uniformly liberal than the older cohort that is retiring.Another study, of voter registration records, including those of professors in engineering and the hard sciences, found nine Democrats for every Republican...