Titania McGrathThis professor hates trans people so much that she has hired security guards to stop them peacefully assaulting her in the name of inclusivity.
James Lindsay, the real dealThe Woke like to trot out the Paradox of Tolerance, but if they'd actually read Popper instead of the meme, they'd know that the thing that he actually said cannot be tolerated is whatever would cause a lecturer to need personal security guards.
Christina Sommers 🧢🚨”Introduction to Art History: Renaissance to the Present” has for generations been touted as Yale’s quintessential class. Hugely popular. But now it’s been cancelled. Why? Grad student uneasiness over an “idealized Western canon” & too many white males.
Nicholas A. ChristakisArt History Department to scrap survey course
Here’s what I don’t understand about cancellation of this popular, storied, & important course: why not keep it but accurately rename it “Introduction to the History of Art in Europe,” & add other classes too?
This week, a student mob again encircled my office at Sarah Lawrence College — this time because they craved viewpoint diversity
Jonathan HaidtA hopeful report: Most students want viewpoint diversity, even at Sarah Lawrence, says @SamuelAbramsAEI. What we see is often the extremes, and we miss the average.
Steven PinkerWhen speaking about repressive opinion mobs, I never blame it on Millennials or Gen-Zs. It started with the Boomers, & the noisiest today don’t speak for a whole generation. Sam Abrahams’ experience here overlaps with mine at Harvard & elsewhere.
Jonathan Chait[Fat Tony voice] Judge, I simply meant you should "take her out" to a nice dinner, maybe she will see your point of view
Noah RothmanTrump's defenders insist ambs serve at his pleasure and he can dismiss them at will. Indeed. So why was Yovanovitch harassed and defamed with the apparent (at least tacit) consent of the State Department? Because this wasn't about policy.
John SantucciBREAKING - ‘Take her out’: recording appears to capture Trump at private dinner saying he wants Ukraine ambassador fired
In this episode of the Making Sense podcast Sam Harris speaks with Thomas Chatterton Williams about the reality and politics of race. They discuss his book “Self Portrait in Black and White,” race as a social and biological construct, the prospects...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks to NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about U.S. policy in Iran and about Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.
Ari ShapiroThe coda to @NPRKelly's interview with @SecPompeo is shocking. As described on @npratc: He screamed, swore at her, and said she couldn't find Ukraine on a map. He ordered staffers to bring a blank map. She pointed to Ukraine and thanked him for his time.
Polarization has changed the two parties — just not in the same way.
Ezra KleinThe NYT has an excerpt from my book today, on a topic of unexpected relevance to this morning’s Twitter controversies: how polarization and geography let Republicans, but not Democrats, abandon the center.
WASHINGTON—Slamming the campaign for promoting the popular podcaster’s backing, liberals said Friday that Bernie Sanders’s acceptance of Joe Rogan’s endorsement sends a dangerous message that the candidate is trying to win the 2020 presidential...
Jesse SingalLiberals Say Sanders’s Acceptance Of Rogan Endorsement Sends Dangerous Message He Trying To Win Election