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Explore the debate and science of Ethnic Studies.

July 10, 2013

RES Revs 'Em Up

Glenn Ricketts

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

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September 19, 2012

My Review of Bawer's The Victim's Revolution

George Leef

Bawer has written a terrific exposé of the pseudo-academic fad of "identity studies" courses and programs.

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June 13, 2012

The Trap of Minority Studies Programs

John M. Ellis

CAS President John Ellis discusses the academic weakness and heavy ideological freight in most minority studies programs.

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May 16, 2012

Lacking Critical Scrutiny and Oversight

George Leef

Black Studies programs have not had critical scrutiny and oversight, but that might change.

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January 3, 2011

Arizona Embraces K-12 "Ignorance"

Glenn Ricketts

We thought it was reason to celebrate when Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed HB 2281 into law, mercifully eliminating a Chicano Studies curriculum - La Raza Studies, as it was also called. Today ho...

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November 22, 2010

UCSD Prof Gains Tenure Aiding Illegal Aliens

Mitchell Langbert

This video (h/t The Blaze) excerpts interviews of two UCSD professors, Micha Cardenas and Ricardo Dominguez, who advocate the dissolution of the United States. Professor Dominguez states that he won...

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November 5, 2010

Ethnic Studies Teachers Sue to Reinstate La Raza Programs

Ashley Thorne

Arizona banned La Raza studies courses from its schools earlier this year, but eleven ethnic studies teachers are fighting to bring the radical programs back.

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May 13, 2010

Arizona Ends Divisive Chicano Studies in Schools

Ashley Thorne

Arizona has passed a bill to end La Raza studies, which taught elementary school students to see America as a clash between whites and Chicanos.

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November 17, 2009

Ivory Tower Teaching Explains Fort Hood

Candace de Russy

Cross-posted from Phi Beta Cons: In the aftermath of the Fort Hood massacre, and the mounting evidence that the shooter, Nidal Malik Hasan, was motivated by Islamist beliefs, the...

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October 26, 2009

On Fat Studies

Glenn Ricketts

Abigail Alger at Reformer's Blog has a good article on "Why Fat Studies (and All Identity Studies) Hurt Higher Education": But Fat Studies, like all identity studies, begins with the end...

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