Beginning with the Berkeley Milo Yiannopoulos riot of February 2, 2017 and continuing through shout-downs of Charles Murray at Middlebury and Heather Mac Donald at UCLA and Claremont, the second semester of last academic year kicked off the latest phase of the campus free-speech crisis. Show More Summary
Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919) by Nicole Ameda The Last Parting of Helga and Gunnlaug Charles Fairfax Murray (1849 – 1919), was an English painter, dealer, collector, benefactor and art historian who was connected with the second wave of the Pre-Raphaelites.
MEGAN MCARDLE: Be Careful Who You Call a ‘White Supremacist:’ If you’ve cried wolf too many times, no one will listen when you actually see the real thing. Or, if you constantly call admirable people like Charles Murray and Christina Hoff Sommers “white supremacists,” you may lead people to believe that white supremacy isn’t such […]
We weren’t naïve in inviting him. We did it because we want the University of Michigan to remain intellectually open.
Once again, protesters attempt to silence free speech.
(Paul Mirengoff) Stanley Kurtz reports on the escalating campus free speech crisis. He notes that last night’s disruption of Charles Murray’s speech at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor means that every working day for the past week has seen a significant shout-down. Show More Summary
The campus free-speech crisis is escalating. Last night’s disruption of Charles Murray’s speech at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor means that every working day for the past week has seen a significant shout-down. Disruptions are coming at a substantially higher rate than in the second semester of last academic year. Show More Summary
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(Steven Hayward) I think it was Charles Murray who first described the pretentious wedding announcements in the New York Times as the “mergers and acquisitions page,” and certainly the typical mix of Stanford MBA working at an investment...Show More Summary
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 Department investigating Antifa like it did the Klan?
"The audience was attentive, or at least quiet."
"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’ 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.
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 ]
"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
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 […]
(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
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 […]