The rationale for the 2020 candidacy of former Vice President Joe Biden, a man who will be 78 years old
KC Johnson.@EmilyYoffe, on pattern in Biden & campus sexual assault: "He identifies an actual problem, engages in inflammatory—and sometimes false—rhetoric about it, then fashions a harsh, overreaching response that sweeps up the harmless and even the innocent."
Emily YoffeJoe Biden's work as v.p. to end campus sexual assault was a worthy effort that went badly awry. What does it say about how how he would govern? My latest @Reason.
Robby SoaveSo happy to have @EmilyYoffe in the pages of @reason explaining Joe Biden's truly abysmal record of fighting against due process for students accused of misconduct.
Borrowing techniques from couples therapy to bring liberals and conservatives back together
Jeffrey Goldberg"Grumpy myself, I share Amis’s dim view of the workshop as a sly instrument of regimentation, a technique of smiley-faced uniformity, a venue for mandatory 'sharing' and ostentatious empathy."
Rule I learned early: Read Andrew Ferguson on anything.
The Saudi state security agency’s announcement which labels feminism, atheism and homosexuality as extremist ideas punishable by jail and flogging is outrageous
amnestypressAn announcement by Saudi state security labelling feminism, atheism and homosexuality as extremist ideas punishable by jail and flogging is outrageous and exposes the Kingdom’s dangerous intolerance
Harvard’s UC voted to pass a statement at its meeting Sunday in support of immigration advocacy group Act on a Dream’s concerns about The Harvard Crimson’s news policies and made recommendations to make reporting policies more transparent.
BOSTON—In a major victory for privacy rights at the border, a federal court in Boston ruled today that suspicionless searches of travelers’ electronic devices by federal agents at airports and other U.S. ports of entry are unconstitutional. The...
EFFBREAKING: a federal judge has ruled that suspicionless searches of travelers’ cell phones, laptops, and other electronic devices when we cross the U.S. border are unconstitutional.
This is an enormous victory for privacy.
Noel Ignatiev, a historian who wrote “How the Irish Became White” and co-edited the journal Race Traitor, dies at 78.
Thomas Chatterton Williams 🌍 🎧Ignatiev urged whites: “Be reverse Oreos. Defy the rules of whiteness — flagrantly, publicly. When someone makes a racial slur in your presence, say, ‘You probably think I’m white because I look white.’ Challenge behaviors that reproduce race distinctions”
"On Diversity: The Eclipse of the Individual in a Global Era," will be published by Seven Stories Press -- following a telling process in academic presses.
Jonathan Haidt@chronicle@HdxAcademy When Jacoby tried to publish a book challenging some popular orthodoxies about diversity, he came to understand the ways that ideological monocultures constrain discussion of important questions, as he explains in the latest @HdxAcademy blog essay, here