Category Archives: Academia

For Postmodernism, Identity Overrides Reason

Many years ago, during the modern era (as opposed to the “postmodern” one we live in today), I had a job that included teaching elementary logic. Probably the most important topic was one about informal fallacies, those evilly persuasive tricks … Continue reading

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They Still do Witch Hunts in Massachusetts

Louis Shenker is, or was, a Jewish student at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (UMass). He is no longer a student there, because after allowing a campaign of defamation, harassment, and threats of physical harm orchestrated by members of … Continue reading

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A Short History of an Interminable Conflict

In 1948 the state was declared as the British colonialists finally left, and the ensuing war was called the “War of Independence.” Most wars of independence are fought directly against the former colonial power, but ours was a proxy war. … Continue reading

Posted in 'Peace' Process, Academia, Information war, Iran, Israel and Palestinian Arabs, Israeli or Jewish History, Terrorism, War | 1 Comment

Mao comes to Michigan

Read this article. If you are not completely horrified, read it again. Benjamin Gerstein is the president of the student body at the University of Michigan. He wasn’t beaten with sticks or carried through the streets with a dunce cap … Continue reading

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Jasbir Puar and the Moral Failure of the Academy

Rutgers professor Jasbir Puar has been invited to speak at Scripps College in California by its chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine and several of the college’s academic departments. Puar is one of the most vicious antisemites and misozionists* … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Israel and Palestinian Arabs, Jew Hatred, Terrorism | 4 Comments