Category Archives: Academic Bias

Why Siouxsie Wiles’s Hypocrisy Is Important — The BFD

Siouxsie Wiles has enlisted the support of Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to cover for her appalling hypocrisy. And it is appalling hypocrisy. She’s been lecturing us all for 18 months about how we must all follow the rules. Hypocrites have the same problem that liars have: they generally forget the things…

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How University Wokeness Destroyed an Academic’s Career — The BFD

Michael Cookmercatornet.com Michael Cook is the editor of MercatorNet. This year we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Through the Looking-Glass, Lewis Carroll’s famous novel about Alice’s absurd adventures in a world of upended logic. Amongst her many memorable conversations is this one with the White Queen: “I can’t believe that!” said Alice. “Can’t…

via How University Wokeness Destroyed an Academic’s Career — The BFD

A Modest Proposal For Reining In Woke Universities — The Daily Wire

Earlier this month, Nikole Hannah-Jones, the lead author of The New York Times’ controversial (and historically dubious) 1619 Project and an apparent supporter of the Cuban regime, declined an offer of tenure from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. If one recalls, she had initially been denied tenure, with her lack of academic credentials and the fact that the…

via A Modest Proposal For Reining In Woke Universities — The Daily Wire

NYC’s top schools seek next generation of woke educators — FOX News

Many of New York City’s once-vaunted private schools are hunting for the next generation of woke educators to preach the gospel of anti-racism and critical race theory, a review of job applications by The Post shows.

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Connor Tomlinson: Why conservative students need strong students’ unions to protect their free speech — Conservative Home

Furthermore, they should be more proactive in defending the financial interests of their members.

via Connor Tomlinson: Why conservative students need strong students’ unions to protect their free speech — Conservative Home

Muslim Parent Warns: ‘Network Of Political Islam’ Joining ‘Far-Left’ To ‘Create A Trojan Horse To Basically Hijack Our Schools’ — The Daily Wire

Speaking on Fox & Friends on Tuesday after the incendiary viral comments of Abrar Omeish, a young female Muslim board member of Fairfax County School Board, at the Justice High School graduation, a former Wall Street Journal correspondent and Georgetown University professor who is also Muslim and a parent in the school district fired that…

via Muslim Parent Warns: ‘Network Of Political Islam’ Joining ‘Far-Left’ To ‘Create A Trojan Horse To Basically Hijack Our Schools’ — The Daily Wire

5 Crazy Examples Of Universities Spending Thousands On ‘Sex Weeks’ And ‘Drag Shows’ — The Daily Wire

American universities are increasingly willing to shell out big bucks on political programming. For instance, the University of Oregon dropped $25,000 on hiring 1619 Project founder Nikole Hannah-Jones to deliver a virtual speech. Purdue University paid critical race theorist Robin DiAngelo $7,000 for a similar lecture. Hannah-Jones discussed “racial inequality,” while DiAngelo told attendees that…

via 5 Crazy Examples Of Universities Spending Thousands On ‘Sex Weeks’ And ‘Drag Shows’ — The Daily Wire

Penn State Nixes Labels Such As ‘Freshman,’ ‘Junior,’ ‘Senior,’ Citing Lack Of Gender Inclusivity — The Daily Wire

Pennsylvania State University’s faculty senate passed a resolution on “inclusive language” that will rid the university of alleged paternalistic labels such as “freshmen,” “junior,” “senior,” “upperclassmen,” and “underclassmen.” The Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs passed the “Removal of Gendered & Binary Terms from Course and Program Descriptions” resolution on April 27, according to Campus Reform.…

via Penn State Nixes Labels Such As ‘Freshman,’ ‘Junior,’ ‘Senior,’ Citing Lack Of Gender Inclusivity — The Daily Wire

Academic Freedom? The Peter Ridd Case is Part of a Much Larger Problem with Australian Universities — Watts Up With That?

What academic freedom is left in Australia, if Professor Patrick Parkinson, Dean of Law at the University of Queensland had a paper rejected, because students and peer reviewers were concerned, not about whether the paper was well structured and presented, but about whether the paper might offend people?

via Academic Freedom? The Peter Ridd Case is Part of a Much Larger Problem with Australian Universities — Watts Up With That?

Cambridge Academic Says Human Race Must Become Extinct to Save the Planet — Infowars

 

A Cambridge academic has called for the extinction of humanity to save the planet while noting that white, male, heterosexuals are to blame for all the world’s woes.In her new book The Ahuman Manifesto, Professor Patricia MacCormack argues that the only way to prevent ecological disaster is to begin “gradually phasing out reproduction.”Speaking to CambridgeshireLive,…

via Cambridge Academic Says Human Race Must Become Extinct to Save the Planet — Infowars

Oranga Tamariki Report – Normalise Adolescent Sex & Teen Parenting — Family First NZ

 

Media Release 11 February 2020 A disturbing report on teen parenting recently released by Oranga Tamariki has called for adults to “normalise adolescent sex, contraception, and parenting”. The report also says that “moralistic worldviews and beliefs around unmarried teenage mothers have been criticised by researchers in New Zealand”, and that “adults need to demonstrate that…

via Oranga Tamariki Report – Normalise Adolescent Sex & Teen Parenting — Family First NZ

‘Journalists’ Against Free Speech — Climate Scepticism

 

Local barbarians are now calling for state-sanctioned silencing of those they brand “climate deniers”. It’s sad that these people infest the state-run ABC TV, academia and journalism, three institutions where democratic values and support for free inquiry should be the default positions. Tony Thomas A verse by W.B. Yeats has been adapted to many a […]

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The Conversation? “ethically misguided and downright dangerous” NOT to Censor Climate Deniers — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall University of Melbourne “Centre for Advancing Journalism” academic Denis Muller believes climate censorship should be added to legally binding journalistic professional codes of conduct. Media ‘impartiality’ on climate change is ethically misguided and downright dangerous January 31, 2020 6.11am AEDT Denis MullerSenior Research Fellow in the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University […]

via The Conversation? “ethically misguided and downright dangerous” NOT to Censor Climate Deniers — Iowa Climate Science Education

SECULAR JEWS: Jew Haters Will Not Care That You Are a Leftwing Liberal – Only That You Are a JEW — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

 

Recently, President Trump made an executive order to protect Jewish students on campuses nationwide. In the Order, Trump stated that funds will be withheld from campuses which turn a blind eye to rabid Anti Semitism. Naturally, the Leftwing news sources are speaking out that this is an infringement on free speech. The NY Slimes had […]

via SECULAR JEWS: Jew Haters Will Not Care That You Are a Leftwing Liberal – Only That You Are a JEW — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

ACT wants university funding tied to free speech — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: A libertarian politician wants to cut funding to universities that don’t protect free speech.ACT leader David Seymour has announced he has written the Education (Freedom of Expression) Amendment Bill, taking aim at universities that don’t take the right steps to protect freedom of expression on their campuses, something Seymour has accused Massey University…

via ACT wants university funding tied to free speech — Kiwiblog

Germaine Greer on the DEATH of Free Speech — The BFD

 

Writer Germaine Greer spoke to Loose Women today on the recent news that students are shunning free speech on university campuses. She also talks about the criticism she has faced for her writing in the past and feminism in 2019. From series 22, broadcast on 13/11/2019 If you have a great Youtube or Vimeo video…

via Germaine Greer on the DEATH of Free Speech — The BFD

LEAKED Massey E-mail Reveals New Free Speech Standard — The BFD

 

The Committee of Disobedient Women has intercepted an email from Dr Emma Eejut, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Massey University to the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Jan Thomas. Dear Jan, Thank you for your courageous move. I think 10 pages of blether** should tie any of the students game enough to try holding a feminist meeting in knots…

via LEAKED Massey E-mail Reveals New Free Speech Standard — The BFD

Universities MUST Protect Free Speech or Have Funding Cut — The BFD

 

Tertiary institutions will be legally required to protect academic freedom and free speech on campus or risk losing funding under a new member’s bill proposed by ACT Leader David Seymour. “There is a growing danger of taxpayer-funded universities abusing their health and safety obligations in order to ‘deplatform’ speakers whom small groups of vocal activists…

via Universities MUST Protect Free Speech or Have Funding Cut — The BFD

What price free speech asks Massey academic — Kiwiblog

Massey senior lecturer Steve Elers writes: On one hand, Massey has to deal with the complexities of “free speech”, which in itself is completely subjective – even the Free Speech Coalition lists eight “categories of speech that are not included in free speech”.On the other hand, there are economic considerations that must be taken into account. All…

via What price free speech asks Massey academic — Kiwiblog

Massy University One, Freedom of Speech Zero — The BFD

 

Massey University is a craven example of an organisation whose commitment to freedom of speech is paper-thin. They have caved at the very first hint of opposition and have used the Thug’s Veto as an excuse for their abject cowardice. Response to ‘Feminism 2020’ event 16 October 2019 Massey University has advised Speak Up For…

via Massy University One, Freedom of Speech Zero — The BFD

College Bubble Bursting—Left Hardest Hit — The Wentworth Report

 

College Bubble Bursting—Left Hardest Hit. By Lance Welton. But universities, even the hard sciences, have now been debauched by anti-science Social Justice Warriors … At the same time, universities have lost their monopoly on knowledge storage, general education provision, and specialized training for high salary professions. And they just cost too much. They’re done. John […]

via College Bubble Bursting—Left Hardest Hit — The Wentworth Report

The University of Washington Should Not Censor Faculty Social Media — Watts Up With That?

From The Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog This blog will describe a series of serious violations of freedom of speech and academic freedom at the University of Washington. It will describe how a highly partisan Dean and her senior staff at UW’s College of the Environment (COENV) have suppressed diversity of viewpoints and censored…

via The University of Washington Should Not Censor Faculty Social Media — Watts Up With That?

University officials held ‘personally liable’ for discrimination against Christian student group — FOX News

A federal court ruled University of Iowa officials must pay out of their own pockets for discriminating against a prominent Christian student group, calling the university’s conduct “ludicrous” and “incredibly baffling” during a hearing last week.

via University officials held ‘personally liable’ for discrimination against Christian student group — FOX News

Michael Mann Demands All Universities Declare a Climate Emergency — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon; According to “Nobel prize co-winner” Michael Mann and other authors, universities should be ranked and staff should be promoted based on how strongly they support climate action. Why universities need to declare an ecological and climate emergency Universities have a responsibility to prepare students for an…

via Michael Mann Demands All Universities Declare a Climate Emergency — Watts Up With That?

They’re Onto Us! — The BFD | Media

 

Well, it’s official, BFD folk: we’re all fascists. This particular pearl of wisdom comes, surprise, surprise, courtesy of the left-media and its pet academics. Putting on their shiny, foil un-thinking-caps, the great minds of the left have come to the utterly unsurprising conclusion that anyone who publishes stuff they don’t like is fuelling the fires…

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Forbes Censors a Skeptical Astrophysicist’s Article — The BFD | Media

 

Dr Nir J. Shaviv is a well-known astrophysicist with over 100 scientific papers to his credit and he is currently chairman of the Racah Institute of Physics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. I think it’s safe to say that Dr. Shaviv knows a thing or two about science and how it is done. One of his specialties…

via Forbes Censors a Skeptical Astrophysicist’s Article — The BFD | Media

MILLER: Are Terror Groups Recruiting On College Campuses? — Daily Wire

The legal think tank Zachor Legal Institute has filed a complaint with the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office, asking for an investigation into possible terror recruitment activities at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

via MILLER: Are Terror Groups Recruiting On College Campuses? — Daily Wire

Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Excellence: A former dean of the Yale Law School sounds a warning — The Wentworth Report

 

Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Excellence: A former dean of the Yale Law School sounds a warning. By Bret Stephens. Today’s students are not chafing under some bow-tied patriarchal WASP dispensation. Instead, they are the beneficiaries of a system put in place by professors and administrators whose political views are almost uniformly left-wing and whose campus policies […]

via Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Excellence: A former dean of the Yale Law School sounds a warning — The Wentworth Report

‘Autonomous’ Academics Happily Take Orders from Communists — WOBH | Media

 

The Cold War may be over, but the useful idiots of the world’s remaining communist powers still pullulate in the West, in academia especially. When Australian billionaire philanthropist Paul Ramsay bequeathed an extraordinary fortune to fund scholarship in Western civilisation at Australian universities, the media and academia erupted in fury. Foaming and gibbering about “racism”…

via ‘Autonomous’ Academics Happily Take Orders from Communists — WOBH | Media

Jonathan Butcher: Freedom of speech? Not allowed at politically correct liberal Williams College — FOX News

Williams College has waived the white flag of surrender and won’t adopted a statement in favor of free expression endorsed by other colleges.

via Jonathan Butcher: Freedom of speech? Not allowed at politically correct liberal Williams College — FOX News