UC Berkeley: Freedom versus Feelings
What happened on UC Berkeley’s campus holds disturbing implications for the future of higher education. If this is the standard response to freedom of expression, then universities are no longer places of education, but indoctrination.
The University Of California’s Censor In Sheep’s Clothing
I thought that the University of California was offering its support, that this might signal the beginning of the restoration of free speech on America’s increasingly politicized, repressive college campuses. I was wrong.
The Fear That Binds Us
America’s college campuses are brimming with differences in cultures, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and moral viewpoints. Even among this diversity, there is one thing that unites every student and professor: Fear.
Robert Reich and Berkeley Colleagues Make Big $$ in Inequality
Public employee compensation data allows us to measure income inequality on campus. The Gini coefficient for the 35,000 UC Berkeley employees in the data set is 0.6600 – higher than that of Haiti.
Universities Push Fetishes On Campus
Universities have long abandoned the idea that some lifestyles are better than others. Morality is an outdated idea on your typical college campus. Events such as these–promoting behavior that has no place in a decent society–are the result of an environment that refuses to distinguish between the moral and immoral.
Postponement of SCA panel reveals snowflake culture
In essence, “the right side of history” was prioritized over a valuable academic opportunity to advance the intellectual development for male and female students alike.
Higher Ed Group To Taxpayers: You’re Selfish And Should Give Us Still More Of Your Paychecks
Will the state-funding-cuts myth continue to carry the day, simultaneously browbeating allegedly “stingy” state legislators and hornswoggling the cash-strapped taxpayers these legislators represent?
Stanford Erupts in Controversy after Student Petition Calls for Mandatory Western Civ Classes
After a low-income freshman wrote an op-ed in the Review in defense of studying Western Civilization, the student was booted from an online chat room consisting of student peer leaders within the Stanford First-Generation Low Income Partnership.
The Anti-Free-Speech Movement at UCLA
Administrators and student activists at the university are attacking core First Amendment rights in a bid to punish expression that offends them.
It’s Not Ideology—It’s Management
It sounds like a moral position, but it’s really a managerial response. The important thing is a trouble-free campus. Avoid expensive cases and bad publicity. Each instance of insensitivity imposes labor costs in terms of hours devoted to handling the grievance.