By The Center Square Epoch Times A Sartell-St. Stephen School District student is speaking out after the school required grade-school children to take an equity survey. Some students didn’t understand some of the surveys questions, but were told by a teacher they couldn’t repeat the survey questions to […]
By Peter Weber, The Week The U.S. is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the Delta variant. Just how dangerous is it? Here’s everything you need to know. What is the Delta variant? The Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 — the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 — was first […]
By Matt Taibbi Universities built palaces and financiers made fortunes in part through a lie: that student loans can’t be discharged in bankruptcy. But a series of court cases is helping unravel the scam. Stefanie Gray explains why, as a teenager, she was so anxious to leave her […]
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky discuss Sen. Lindsey Graham’s self-proclaimed war in defense of Chick-fil-A
Emily Jashinsky reacts to President Biden’s nomination of Catherine Lhamon to Department of Education.
Team Rising weighs in on Texas Senate Bill 3 and the coverage it has received.
Kenny Xu, president of Color Us United, discusses his new book, “An Inconvenient Minority: The Attack on Asian American Excellence and the Fight for Meritocracy.”
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the assimilation of Indigenous students in Indian boarding schools, President Joe Biden’s budget plan, the child tax credit, and the latest reported in books on the […]
This is a great interview with McWhorter, and one of the best discussions I have seen on these topics. He gives the answers I would be inclined to give to the interviewer’s questions. PBS, Firing Line Columbia University linguist and race commentator John McWhorter explains the origins of […]
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky discuss Cornel West’s resignation from Harvard University.
“I have never let schooling interfere with my education”. -Mark Twain
Joe Sanberg, progressive entrepreneur, discusses where President Biden stands on his campaign promise of canceling student debt.
A problem that I see with this article is that what the authors (one of whom I know personally) are describing is not so much critical race theory specifically as much as contemporary “anti-racism” ideology generally (and related concepts like privilege theory, intersectionality, “whiteness,” etc.), and the illiberalism […]
By Kalle Benallie, Indian Country Today The U.S. Department of Interior will formally investigate the impact of federal Indian boarding schools, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced before tribal leaders on Tuesday. The new “Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative” will result in a detailed report compiled by the Interior […]
Feds may investigate Native American boarding school in Nevada after discovery of Canadian mass graves
By Marcella Corona Reno Gazette-Journal RENO, Nev. – The Stewart Indian School in Carson City may come under federal review following U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland’s announcement that the government will investigate its past oversight of Native American boarding schools. Last month, Haaland, who is a member of […]
Host of Bad Faith podcast, Briahna Joy Gray, explains the Nikole Hannah-Jones / Howard University controversy.
The Economist TEN YEARS ago Peter Turchin, a scientist at the University of Connecticut, made a startling prediction in Nature. “The next decade is likely to be a period of growing instability in the United States and western Europe,” he asserted, pointing in part to the “overproduction of […]
If she thinks he is innocent (which seems highly doubtful) she ought to be able to say so. By Lydia O’Connor, Yahoo News Former “Cosby Show” star Phylicia Rashad sent a letter to Howard University students Friday apologizing for celebrating Bill Cosby’s overturned sexual assault conviction, but the […]
On The Jacobin Show, Jen Pan and Paul Prescod discuss how the shortcomings of the popular text “White Supremacy Culture” by Kenneth Jones and Tema Okun have permeated society and led to some reactionary, culturally essentialist ideas.
By Dr. Michael Robillard “Universities are madrassas for woke stupidity.” -James Delingpole When I first encountered the discipline of Philosophy as an undergraduate at West Point some twenty years ago, I was put into a state of awe. Encountering the ideas of Plato and Aristotle, Kant and Hume, […]
A pretty good discussion of why totalitarian humanism and its derivatives are dangerous. Right now, US political culture faces three primary authoritarian dangers. The most immediate is the consolidation of a totalitarian humanist regime by the Center, and the use of inherited anti-crime and anti-terrorism laws to repress […]
Colin Rogero and Robby Soave react to Sen. Marco Rubio’s new student debt proposal.
Colin Rogero and Robby Soave react to the announcement that VP Kamala Harris will visit the southern border on Friday.
Krystal and Saagar go over the latest Supreme Court rulings against workers and for free speech.
Pigs vs. Republicans. Awesome. Loudon County and other NOVA counties are the Thousand Oaks of the East Coast, the most bourgie places in the USA.
A relatively nuanced discussion of this topic from a generally “liberal” perspective. By Stephen Sawchuck, Education Week Is “critical race theory” a way of understanding how American racism has shaped public policy, or a divisive discourse that pits people of color against white people? Liberals and conservatives are […]
Krystal and Saagar talk about the potential consequences of the Supreme Court ruling in favor of college athletes.
Here’ my take on this “critical race theory” controversy. “Conservatives” (at least those of the pop-culture variety) have started using “critical race theory” as a label for anything they find ideologically objectionable. The same way they use woke, SJW, politically correct, etc. Actual CRT is something much narrower […]
Senior editor and reporter for The Daily Poster, Andrew Perez, details how state officials in Colorado, New York, and Ohio are holding scholarship lotteries for college student who get their COVID-19 vaccine.
Latter-day Saint leaders announce nearly $10M toward scholarships, other programs for Black Americans
The LDS have apparently evolved a bit since their “curse of Cain” days. East Idaho News The following is a news release and photos from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the national […]
Colin Rogero and Emily Jashinsky share their thoughts on the push for Joe Biden to cancel student debt.
For the record, I generally oppose efforts to impose censorship on schools that want to teach critical race theory, just as I would oppose censorship of the teaching of intelligent design, “scientific creationism,” Marxist class theory, intersectionality, or Charles Murray’s theories on the relationship between race, class, and […]
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to new statistics on millennials’ financial futures.
Matt Stoller, research director at The American Economic Liberties Project, and Sam Haselby, historian, discuss the role of Ivy League colleges in American democracy.
Virgil Texas and Briahna Joy Gray speak to the one-and-only Dr. Cornel West about the professional consequences of his advocacy for Palestine, his tenure battle with Harvard, and what he makes of the gap between the media response to his case versus Nikole Hannah-Jones’s tenure battle. How does […]
Freddie Sayers meets Andrew Gutmann. Listen to the podcast version here: https://shows.acast.com/lockdowntv-wi… Accompanying article here: https://unherd.com/thepost/parent-why… Brearley is one of the most prestigious private schools in America. Based in the Upper East side of Manhattan, where the children of plutocrats and power brokers attend, the $54,000 a year […]
I suspect free college will happen eventually for three reasons. As more and more jobs require college degrees, a college education will eventually come to have the same status as public school education, a necessary public utility that is provided by the government. Colleges are also big businesses […]
I don’t disagree with the contents of this article, but it is hardly the case that education was unbiased before social justice crusaders took it over. Educational institutions used to teach the American civil religion. Now they teach the social justice religion, that’s all. By David Randall, Kevin […]
Fmr national press secretary to Bernie Sanders & co-host of The Bad Faith Podcast, Briahna Joy Gray, shares her thoughts on the American Family Plan only offering free community college.
By Natalie Wexler, Forbes If you want to be a teacher, it’s not enough to graduate from a teacher-training program. You also have to pass standardized exams to get your license. And newly released data reveal that over half of aspiring elementary teachers initially fail one of the […]
“It Takes a Police State to Raise a Child.” By Lenore Skenazy, Reason When 10 -year-old Braylin Harvey was picked up seven minutes late from his Chicago public school, the school called the Department of Child and Family Services to report a case of neglect. Two days later, […]
As of 2020, about 42.9 million Americans owed a collective $1.7 trillion in outstanding student loans — a crisis that touches families across the nation, particularly in communities of color. Some lawmakers have advocated for forgiving student debt to help those struggling to make ends meet. But critics […]
Journalist, Zaid Jilani, discusses young academics willingness to cancel conservative dissenters in academia.
This nails it. Tuition at America’s public universities has nearly tripled since 1990. With President Biden looking to ease the burden for some students, experts explain how federal financial aid programs can actually contribute to rising costs.
I’m glad to see someone with her level of fame bringing attention to this. By Jodi Gugliemi, People Paris Hilton is speaking out about abuse she alleges she endured at a Utah boarding school. Hilton, 39, appeared in a Utah court on Monday to testify against Provo Canyon […]
Keith & RJ Study claims vaccines saved 37 million lives mostly children over the past two decades, anti-vaxxers are growing, backlash to over-medicalization, the complexity of the immune system, a long history of human poisonings, paranoia and the American tradition, criticisms of scientism, SpaceX Starship SN9 explodes during […]
What was once mandatory is now forbidden, and what was once forbidden is now mandatory. It works the same way every time. For me, the issue is not the specific content of academic indoctrination as much as that academic indoctrination is happening in the first place. The kind […]
By Rod Dreher, The American Conservative Earlier this semester, Mark Crispin Miller, who teaches media studies at New York University, got in trouble because of something he was accused of saying in his class on propaganda. The academic free speech organization FIRE explains: In September, a class session […]
The New York Times Helped a Vindictive Teen Destroy a Classmate Who Uttered a Racial Slur When She Was 15
Social justice or mob justice inspired by moral panic? By Robby Soave, Reason Jimmy Galligan is an 18-year-old college freshman from Leesburg, Virginia. He may also be cancel culture’s Count of Monte Cristo. Some months ago, Galligan—who is biracial—posted a years’ old, three-second video of a white, female […]