Professors Have Their Own Way of Shouting Down Unwanted Ideas
Many American college students are so intolerant of opinions that clash with their own that they feel justified in shouting down speakers they are certain they dislike. Faculty members have their own ways of trying to silence people with whom they disagree.
Hitting ‘Em Where It Hurts – the Pocketbook
Despite all the grumbling, Americans keep donating huge amounts of money to their schools. They admit that they are deeply dissatisfied, but still write hefty annual checks to help support their alma mater. It’s like smoking—a bad habit that many simply can’t break.
The Government’s “Diversity” Mania Gets Worse
It’s pointless to worry about the diversity of a profession. When you need a doctor for an operation, you don’t care about the “diversity” of the medical profession – you care about securing the services of a highly competent surgeon.
More Proof We Don’t Need The National Endowments For The Arts and The Humanities
Thanks to Open the Books, we know that in the last fiscal year, the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities ladled out $441 million to more than 3,100 entities. Who gets money from Uncle Sam?
A History Professor Dares to Question the Diversity Mantra
Almost every higher education leader in America utters this mantra: “We need diverse student bodies because they lead to a richer learning environment.” Recently, one professor had the guts to argue that the mantra is false — Charles Geshekter.
Is Killing The Koala Legal?
The Koala is a student newspaper at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). In 2015, it became the center of a legal dispute that still rages.
A Leftist Professor Notices “The Liberal Crack-Up”
The trouble with the obsession over group identity is that it prevents students from learning how to think and how to deal with controversy.
“Progressives” – So Eager to Impute Racism Where There is None
Whenever people don’t have good arguments on the merits, they turn to ad hominem attacks. That’s what we are seeing in the battle over racial preferences.
Do You Have to Be Educated in Social Justice to Help Needy People?
We probably do need social workers in hospitals, schools, colleges, municipalities, and family social service organizations. But why must they be SJW types, imbued with leftist theory on the supposed need for government intervention to alleviate the problems of our society?
Professors’ Suit to Block Concealed Carry on University of Texas Campuses Tossed Out
It is a measure of how entitled many college professors think themselves that a group of professors at the University of Texas at Austin, annoyed that the state legislature ignored their protests, filed a lawsuit to express their disapproval of a law.