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Milo Yiannopoulos spurs Charles Murray to speaks the truth. For once.

Milo Yiannopoulos made a number of claims about the Parade of Pricks he’s allegedly bringing to U.C. Berkeley next week. For example, Yiannopoulos claimed Charles Murray was one of the speakers. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, this annoyed Murray so much he dropped his favorite bell curve. “The inclusion of my name in […]

HECKLER’S VETO: College cancels Charles Murray over ‘mere threat’ of Antifa. Why isn’t the Justice…

HECKLER’S VETO: College cancels Charles Murray over ‘mere threat’ of Antifa. Why isn’t the Justice Department investigating Antifa like it did the Klan?

Scholar Who Sees Race, Intelligence Ties to Speak at Harvard

last weekHumor / odd : Snopes

"The Bell Curve" co-author Charles Murray said his views are misunderstood. The Southern Poverty Law Center labels him a white nationalist; he denies it.

DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE: Scandal Erupts over the Promotion of ‘Bourgeois’ Beha…

DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE: Scandal Erupts over the Promotion of ‘Bourgeois’ Behavior — Two law professors face racism, sexism, and homophobia charges for urging Americans to act responsibly. As Charles Murray likes to say, the elite left cannot preach what it practices.

What Should Replace the Fremont Lenin Statue if It Comes Down?

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by The Stranger Imagine the possibilities. Charles Mudede A day after pro-Trump protesters called for the removal of the Lenin statute in Fremont, Mayor Ed Murray said the bronze sculpture should come down. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Mayor Murray Calls For Removal of Fremont Lenin Statue and Capitol Hill Confederate Monument

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Their existence causes pain among those who themselves or whose family members have been impacted by these atrocities." by Steven Hsieh Ian S, Charles Mudede As cities across America tear down Confederate monuments on public property,...Show More Summary

Abusive Speech Really Can Damage Students (So It's Good To Keep Milo Yiannopoulos Off Campuses)

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett does make a distinction between speech that's abusive and bullying (Milo) and speech that's merely offensive (Charles Murray): "The former is a danger to a civil society (and to our health); the latter is the lifeblood of democracy. By all means, we should have open conversations and vigorous debate about […]

A Blush of Embarrassment at the NY Times

(Steven Hayward) Charles Murray likes to describe the wedding announcements section of the New York Times as the “Mergers and Acquisitions” page, since it almost uniformly features a Stanford MBA junior investment banker on Wall Street...Show More Summary

tommy curry needs free speech. keeanga-yamahtta taylor needs free speech. alice goffman needs free speech. charles murray needs free speech. they all need free speech.

Last week, Johnny Williams, a professor at Trinity College triggered a nation wide controversy when his statements about White supremacy made national news. The issue isn’t the statement itself, but how it fit into a wider pattern of outrage and threat. Trinity shut down in response to death threats. And it is not the first […]

By all means, take issue with ‘The Bell Curve.’ But read it first (Guest Voice)

by Esther J. Cepeda Washington Post Writers Group Columnist CHICAGO — When “The Bell Curve” by Charles A. Murray and Richard Herrnstein was published in 1994, I was a junior in college and didn’t know anything about the book except that it had my white literature professors in an uproar. A few of them inveighed [...]Show More Summary

Angry College Students Protest...the Dalai Lama?: New at Reason

3 months agoNews : Reason

Rather than the usual hullabaloo over Charles Murray, Ann Coulter, and Milo Yiannopoulos, the subject of student ire this Saturday at University of California, San Diego, was none other than the Dalai Lama. Despite the similarity inShow More Summary

(Early) Monday Smackdown: Annals of Low-Quality Sociometry: Andrew Sullivan Edition

Hoisted from 2006: Annals of Low-Quality Sociometry : even Drum: "Here is a complete post from Andrew Sullivan last night: >>The Black-White Test Score Gap: It isn't going away. Charles Murray and James Flynn debate why here. Really?...Show More Summary

A Few Notes on Higher Education in the Age of Trump...

I wrote : "Two points (diversity and finding truth in the sense of rough consensus and running code) where I think Larry Summers is 100% correct. One point (Charles Murray) where I think Larry is broadly right but that things are more complicated. Show More Summary

Mugging Mr. Murray: Murray speaks

(Scott Johnson) American Enterprise Institute fellow Charles Murray must rank among our most prominent living social scientists. At a May 17 hearing of the Joint Economic Committee convened by Senator and JEC vice chairman Mike Lee,Show More Summary

Report: Middlebury prof attacked by mob still suffers from concussion

(Paul Mirengoff) Allison Stanger is the distinguished Middlebury professor who was physically assaulted for escorting conservative political scientist Charles Murray to an event on the Middlebury campus. Stanger, a Democrat, had agreed to moderate a session with Murray because she is committed to the robust exchange of views. Show More Summary

Mugging Mr. Murray

(Scott Johnson) American Enterprise Institute fellow Charles Murray must rank among our most prominent living social scientists. At a hearing of the Joint Economic Committee convened by Senator and JEC vice chairman Mike Lee last week,...Show More Summary

"More than five dozen Middlebury College students were disciplined for their roles in shutting down a speech by the author Charles Murray in March..."

"... the college announced this week. But the students were spared the most serious penalties in the episode, which left a faculty member injured and came to symbolize a lack of tolerance for conservative ideas on some campuses," the NYT reports. Show More Summary

Louisiana Succeeds Where Middlebury Failed

The disgraceful failure of Middlebury College to seriously sanction the students who shouted down Charles Murray has green-lighted mob violence on America’s college campuses. The only realistic hope of countering this problem now lies in bills currently winding their way through legislatures in several states. Show More Summary

Middlebury students disciplined; none expelled or suspended

(Paul Mirengoff) Middlebury College announced its punishments this week for the students involved in the protests against Charles Murray — protests that devolved into violence and resulted in injury to a Middlebury professor. Most of the protesters who faced the possibility of discipline were placed on probation. Show More Summary

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