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Explore the debate and science of Cancel Culture.

September 6, 2022

A Study in Pink and Blue

Marina Ziemnick

Even for someone whose very job is to foster critical inquiry and the pursuit of truth, to question the dogma of transgenderism is to invite accusations of harassment and discrimination.

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August 25, 2022

Tracking Cancel Culture in Higher Education

David Acevedo

UPDATED: A repository of 240 professors, administrators, and students who have been canceled for expressing views deemed unacceptable by higher education ideologues.

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June 7, 2022

IDEAAs Have Consequences

Marina Ziemnick

Ilya Shapiro's letter resigning from his position at Georgetown University is a lesson in self-respect and the value of standing firm in what one believes.

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May 24, 2022

The Sweet Taste of Justice

Marina Ziemnick

Dr. Charles Negy's reinstatement shows that universities can still be held accountable for persecuting professors who speak out against the progressive orthodoxy. 

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May 17, 2022

An Open Letter to David R. Anderson, President of St. Olaf College

Peter Wood

St. Olaf College shortened Professor Edmund Santurri's directorship by an entire year, which many believe is tied to his invitation of controversial speakers to campus.

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May 12, 2022

Mornin’ Ralph, Mornin’ Sam in Anthropology Today

Kathleen Lowrey

Professor Lowrey recounts her latest encounter with academic cancel culture, this time with an acceptance-turned-rejection at Anthropology Today.

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February 1, 2022

A Georgetown Job in Jeopardy

Marina Ziemnick

Ilya Shapiro is more than qualified to comment on the Supreme Court nomination process. If Georgetown Law is truly committed to intellectual diversity, that is exactly what its investigation will find......

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January 20, 2022

NAS Urges the University of Pennsylvania Law School to Affirm Amy Wax's Freedom of Speech

National Association of Scholars

The University of Pennsylvania Law School should affirm Amy Wax’s good name and dismiss the complaint against her on principle.

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January 20, 2022

An Initial Victory for UNT Professor Timothy Jackson

David Randall

Persecuted music professor Timothy Jackson has won an early battle in the courts. Every scholar who seeks redress against academic persecution should take heart.

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November 2, 2021

In American Academia, Lysenkoism Makes a Comeback

David Acevedo

Minding the Campus has launched a new award “honoring” higher ed’s most fervent censors.

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