Activism in the Classroom

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Ferguson and the Decline in Anthropology

Jan 20, 2015 by Peter Wood |

NAS president and anthropologist Peter Wood observes the American Anthropological Association masking the truth to promote an ideological agenda.

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Campus Activism: The Fight for Imaginary Victories

Aug 13, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Campus activists fight against an imaginary villain of social injustice.

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Food Justice Programs Popping Up Like Mushrooms

May 02, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

Over the past two decades, food-related courses and food justice programs have become a hot trend in academia.

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Celebrating 2013 in Education

Jan 02, 2014 by Peter Wood |

In another top 10 list, Peter Wood remembers people who did something original, creative, noteworthy, or surprising in 2013.

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“Residence Life” Resurrected

Aug 21, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef on the divisiveness of a diversity-oriented housing program at UNC.

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Some Profs Just Can’t Teach Objectively

Aug 19, 2013 by George Leef |

Is it always possible to "tell it like it is"?

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RES Revs ‘Em Up

Jul 10, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

Race & Ethnicity Studies needn't lead to political activism—it just always seems to.

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My review of Neil Gross’s book, concluded

Jun 12, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef concludes his critque of Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?

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A Politicized Introductory Government Course at NC State

May 22, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef weighs in on the debate on how much progressive professors influence their students.

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Shut Up for Gay Rights, Says Dean of Students

Apr 19, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |

Today colleges around the country are encouraging the national Day of Silence to support LGBT rights. 

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Becoming Right—Another Load of Useless Academic Research

Mar 06, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef reviews Becoming Right.

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Professoriate Tacks Left

Oct 24, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

UCLA survey finds significant ideological shift among professors - in the same direction.

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California Association of Scholars: New Evidence of Politicization at UC

Sep 07, 2012 by John M. Ellis |

Although the University of California denied accusations of political activism earlier this year, CAS addresses the UC once more after recent events on campus.

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U California President Yudof Says Political Advocacy Is a Problem

Apr 19, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

At a press conference UC president Mark Yudof declared his commitment to ideology-free education. Charles Geshekter of the Caliofornia Association of Scholars asked him to say so in a memo to the UC Board of Regents.

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Georgia State U Prof Promises Extra Credit for Political Lobbying

Apr 17, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

Two videos give a window into the academic-credit-for-activism culture in contemporary higher education.

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