(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
"... 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
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
(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
Students at the Vermont college disrupted a speech by the political scientist, an encounter that, for some, symbolized a misunderstanding of free speech.
To the surprise of nobody, students at Middlebury College received minimal punishment for violently disrupting Charles Murray’s talk in March. The mob got everything it wanted — the talk disrupted, professors intimidated, and Murray’s...Show More Summary
LEFTIST PRIVILEGE: Middlebury completes disciplinary process over Charles Murray protest with wrist slaps for implicated students. Hey, it’s not like a professor was sent to the Emergency Room or something... oh, wait.
This is an excellent piece: That brings us to the most difficult part of this essay, in which we consider the moral content of Murray’s racial arguments, and the motivation for Harris’s astonishing willingness to showcase them so uncritically. Murray presents himself as coolly rational and scientific as he proceeds to his conclusion of genetically […]
I didn't realize that Charles Murray was still talking about his belief that African-Americans are genetically less intelligent than whites. But he is. Over at Vox, Eric Turkheimer, Kathryn Paige Harden, and Richard E. Nisbett report...Show More Summary
Charles Murray, Milo, Ann Coulter, Bret Stephens…They’ve all felt the sting of the ‘open-minded’ liberal lash. And they won’t be the last.
by Charles Mudede Scarecrow to Mayor Murray: "Here is a brain for you." KELLY O Scarecrow Video, a much-loved and globally recognized video store in the University District, and winner of the 2015 Genius Award for film, was told theShow More Summary
Hoisted from the Archives from 2013: Ta-Nehisi Coates and _[The Dark Art of Racecraft]_: Apropos of Heritage and AEI... Andrew Sullivan says, apropos of Jason Richwine, the cross-burning Charles Murray, and company, that the racists...Show More Summary
We'll see. Middlebury College in Vermont announced that it has disciplined more than 30 students for their actions during a campus riot on March 2 against libertarian social scientist Charles Murray. The school said it had identified "more than 70...
Like everyone, I've been watching as the free speech debate on college campuses has morphed from its usual steady background hum into a Big Issue Of The Day. First there was Milo Yiannopoulos at Berkeley. Then Charles Murray at Middlebury. Show More Summary
DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE: Rod Dreher on Middlebury’s Obscene Cowardice: This capitulation to the ideological thugs who attacked [Charles] Murray and others on Middlebury’s campus deserves wide denunciation. A professor from the man’s own department was physically assaulted by these goons, and sent to the hospital — and nobody has been held accountable for […]
by Charles Mudede Rich people city... Charles Mudede Embattled Mayor Murray Surprises Everyone With a Proposal to Tax Seattle's Rich: According to the Seattle Times, Mayor Ed Murray proposal to impose a city income tax on the rich had...Show More Summary
DISPATCHES FROM THE INTERSECTION OF THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE AND LIBERAL FASCISM: Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter speech because it can’t guarantee her safety, Allahpundit writes: After the Charles Murray fiasco at Middlebury, I wrote that “We’re getting closer to the inevitable moment when someone is literally murdered on an American campus because a right-winger tried to […]
Racist, sexist, Islamophobic protesters spark violence and publicity for Koch and Mercer-backed juggernauts. On March 2, eugenicist Charles Murray attempted to give a lecture at Middlebury College in Vermont, with little success. Protesters shouted him down and he was sequestered in another room to answer questions over a livestream. Show More Summary
CHARLES MURRAY’S “PROVOCATIVE” TALK: Have you actually read it? It’s neither offensive nor extreme. To be fair, none of those people protesting The Bell Curve have read that, either.
Free speech they don't agree with is "hate speech," they say, and then go on to explicitly justify "hostility" against those who've had the opportunity to conform but who have rejected it. Charles Murray can tell you what "hostility" means...