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Political Professor at Brandeis University - Donald Hindley - quits because he could no longer tolerate conservatives on campus

Campus Reform: A professor of politics at Brandeis University is retiring because he could no longer tolerate conservatives on campus.

According to the Brandeis student newspaper, The Justice, Professor Donald Hindley will step down from the position he has held for over half of a century because, as he said, there are “far fewer … let me call them, activist, liberal-minded people” at Brandeis University…

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Once Again, Brandeis Students Master Selective Outrage

Brandeis University, where I am a senior, sometimes goes to extremes to create “safe spaces” for its students. Case in point: last spring the university disinvited renowned international human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali from attending commencement and withdrew awarding her an honorary degree because of comments she had made criticizing Islamism. 1,048 more words

Brandeis ‘whistleblower’ stirs up new hornets’ nest

TIMES OF ISRAEL
by Amanda Borschel-Dan
January 7, 2015

Daniel Mael is likely the most divisive and hated pro-Israel voice at Brandeis University. Exposing inner-sanctum scandals, to many of the campus far-left — and much of the Brandeis administration — he’s that annoying fly that keeps on buzzing after being shooed away. 76 more words

Israel & Middle East

Special Feature: Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points


Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points
On January 8, 1918, President Woodrow Wilson addressed a hastily convened joint session of Congress, publicly stating the Fourteen Points–his idealistic plan for a world forever free from conflict. 163 more words

The Brandeis Scandal and the Rise of the Shadow University

As 2014 came to a close, Daniel Mael, a 22 year-old Brandeis University honor student, athlete, Israel activist, and professional journalist learned for the second time in his brief academic career what it is like to exercise one’s basic liberties when they run counter to the dominant… 796 more words

Terrorism-Lite: How Universities Let Students Abuse Academic Freedom

Anat Berko / 06 JAN 2015 – Academic freedom in the West is usually a given — or was.

Recently, however, American universities have been allowing students to shout down speakers, “disinvite” others, and punish — or threaten to punish — students simply for respectfully expressing their views. 1,676 more words

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How to Fight the Campus Speech Police: Get a Good Lawyer

WALL STREET JOURNAL
by Sohrab Ahmari
January 2, 2015

…..That was the predicament faced by Daniel Mael, a senior majoring in business at Brandeis University near Boston. 104 more words

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