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Why the Attack on Clemson Football Coach Exposes the Double Standard of Anti-Religious Movement

On the commute to my office this morning, I was listening to ESPN radio, as I often do.  Jorge Sedano (@SedanoESPN) is filling in for Colin Cowherd today and discussing the activity of the Freedom From Religion Foundation that has filed a complaint and called for the firing of Dabo Swinney, the Clemson Football Coach, over allegations that he has forced his religion upon players.   345 more words

How to Deny Scholars Access to Historical Archives in the Digital Age

Over the last six months, the Chinese government has been systematically reducing access to historical archives by scholars.

There has been much speculation about the purpose of this effort. 860 more words

Faculty

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How to Deny Scholars Access to Historical Archives in the Digital Age

Over the last six months, the Chinese government has been systematically reducing access to historical archives by scholars.

There has been much speculation about the purpose of this effort. 860 more words

Faculty

UMN Faculty Statement on the Visit of Dr. Condoleezza Rice  

University of Minnesota faculty respond to decision to have Condoleezza Rise speak on campus.
Comment by Coleen Rowley and link to petition: Please read the concerns of nearly 200 U of MN faculty who object to the University President and Humphrey Institute Dean who, without consulting anyone, decided to put someone who has committed war crimes on a pedestal:   1,432 more words
Human Rights

Koch-Funded Political Research: It Doesn’t Even Rise to the Level of Having Very Dubious Credibility

A number of Far-Right media outlets have been reporting the results of a recent academic study that has found that, to quote the Newsmax headline, “Republican ‘Red States’ Are the Most Free.” 782 more words

Corporate Influence