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Police Being Replaced by Immigrants--The Excuse? Racism, The Reason? Gun Control

By Lou Saboter

Shortly after a bevy of stories involving racist emails and texts, it was announced that police departments would begin hiring immigrants to serve as police in the United States. 346 more words

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Rex Murphy: The modern university risks becoming a cocoon of self-indulgence and anti-intellectualism

Lighthouses of reason, or beacons of  folly? Which more readily applies to some modern universities? If you have been happy enough to read a New Statesman… 747 more words

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China banned the use of imported textbooks by its Universities.

China banned the use of imported textbooks by its Universities.

The importance of philosophy to the development of civilisations can never be understated. The decision by China to ban imported products has been lambasted by many in the West; the West has defined the move by China as the suppression of educational freedom. 433 more words


Safe Rooms in an Unsafe World

One of our longstanding literary ambitions has been to write a satirical novel about the modern university, something along the lines of Mary McCarthy’s “The Groves of Academe” or Kingsley Amis’ “Lucky Jim” or Tom Wolfe’s “I Am Charlotte Simmons,” but it looks as if we’ll have to abandon the project. 677 more words


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Free Speech, and its Shrinking Territory. Thomas Docherty Last Night.

Last night, I was privileged, excited, frightened and a lot of other things to hear Professor Thomas Docherty give a talk at our gaff.  Thomas Docherty is a… 1,565 more words

Open Letter to Meric Gertler, University of Toronto from Geography and Planning Community

Open Letter to Meric Gertler, president of University of Toronto from Geography and Planning Community.

If you would like to add your signature to this letter, please email… 13 more words