Category Archives: Academia

Mark Bray: The Button-Down Anarchist

The Chronicle of Higher Education has a profile of anarchist Mark Bray, author of The Antifa Handbook and, as a current professor at Dartmouth, is the intellectual ‘face’ of Antifa (“The Button-Down Anarchist”.) Bray is a guy who takes the … Continue reading

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Master’s Thesis: “Collective Identity Construction in the Alt-Right Movement”

Here is the abstract of a masters thesis titled “I’m tired of being sh-t on for being white”: Collective identity construction in the Alt-Right movement: This thesis examines collective identity construction within the extreme right movement Alt-Right that gained public … Continue reading

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TNR: “University History Departments Have a Race Problem”

In The New Republic, Josephine Livingstone writes that “University History Departments Have a Race Problem”. The byline reads: “The alt right is appropriating medieval studies and classical scholarship. What can academics do to stop them?” This October, Professor Matthew Gabriele … Continue reading

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Oxford’s Freshers’ Fair

I mean, it’s now every single day that a story like this comes out, isn’t it? From The Daily Mail: Oxford University students have banned a Christian union from their college freshers’ fair after saying the religion is ‘damaging’ and ‘an … Continue reading

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The Case For “The Case For Colonialism”

A couple of weeks ago, I posted on Political Science Professor Bruce Gilley’s new paper “The Case for Colonialism”, which I was quite surprised ever got published. Well, right on cue, the article has been yanked and sent to the … Continue reading

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The Long Game

One has to hope that moves like this are exacerbating a crisis to the system, Cloward-Piven style, otherwise it can only be read as a sign that the P.C. Left is winning (at a minimum, in the short term). From … Continue reading

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Scruton: “The Threat of Free Speech in the University”

As I’ve noted recently, I’m particularly interested in the parallels between current P.C. soft totalitarianism and the experience of Soviet era dissidents. From Roger Scruton’s “The Threat of Free Speech in the University”: The fear of heresy arises whenever groups … Continue reading

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Haidt: The Fragile Generation

Jonathan Haidt discusses ‘The Fragile Generation’: ‘I’m very concerned about a phenomenon called “concept creep” – which has been happening to a lot of psychological terms since the 1990s’, he says. ‘When a word like “violence” is allowed to creep … Continue reading

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Professor Fart Whistle

Students attending the University of Texas at Austin are paying to underwrite the antics of Professor Fart Whistle.

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The Princeton Statement

Princeton University has posted “Some Thoughts and Advice for Our Students and All Students” signed by 15 members of prominent Ivy League faculty. We are scholars and teachers at Princeton, Harvard, and Yale who have some thoughts to share and … Continue reading

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