If society’s main information sources march in ideological lockstep, they make a mockery of democracy.
Two metastasizing cancers at the heart of liberal discourse. Both of these weapons are ethically repugnant and corrupt — obviously so — yet somehow have become as common and accepted among Democratic Party followers as they are toxic and reprehensible.
Academic freedom means subjecting ideas to fearless criticism; only then can mere assertion be distinguished from tested knowledge.
This research concentrates on the increasing dominance of the Critical Social Justice (CSJ) perspective in our universities.
The New York Times on January 8 published an emotionally gut-wrenching but complete fiction that never had any evidence — that Officer Sicknick’s skull was savagely bashed in with a fire extinguisher by a pro-Trump mob until he died —
It is now clear that as the avalanche of “wokeness” and national self-hate has crashed over the restraining walls of the American mythos, one pillar of traditional American democracy after another has fallen. (Conrad Black)
Kendi “advocates racial discimination as a cure for past racial discimination…”
Kendi argues that all people fit into only two categories, activists working to destroy systemic racism or, “if you are not an activist, … you are a racist.”
On March 29, journalist Glenn Greenwald assembled a scathing assault on powerful corporate media entitled Journalists Attack the Powerless, Then Self-Victimize to Bar Criticisms of Themselves
If China gives out money, it believes it owns the recipient. In the last five years, New York University has received some $47 million in gifts from China. The U.S. Department of Education recently cited Stanford University for failing to report more than $64 million in donations from Chinese sources since 2010. It’s no surprise that China recently sent a visiting researcher to Stanford who turned out to be connected with the Chinese military.
A Canadian father has been arrested for “misgendering” his own 14-year-old child by calling her his “daughter,” and referring to her with the pronouns “she” and “her.”