education

John Kasich Poised To Strip Funds For Women’s Health Services

John Kasich Poised To Strip Funds For Women’s Health Services

An Ohio bill to defund Planned Parenthood awaits Gov. John Kasich’s signature. The Ohio legislature passed a bill last week that would defund Planned Parenthood by redirecting state-administered grant money away from groups that “promote abortion.” Gov. Kasich has vowed to sign it into law. The bill was created after the Center for Medical Progress […]

Conservative Professor Tells Students To ‘Get Out of My Class And Leave America’

Conservative Professor Tells Students To ‘Get Out of My Class And Leave America’

A conservative professor’s opening statement to students telling them to get out of his class and leave America if they dare disagree with him is going viral. Mike Adams, a professor of sociology and criminology at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, is making waves as part of a conservative effort to brand liberal arts professors […]

Duggar Supported Ministry To Determine Sex-Ed Curriculum In NC Schools?

Duggar Supported Ministry To Determine Sex-Ed Curriculum In NC Schools?

North Carolina Republican Rep. Chris Whitmire of Transylvania advocates a change in current state law stating that “professionals and experts in the field of sexual health education” must approve sex education curriculum used in NC schools. SB 279 is set to be voted on this week by the NC House and will only require sex […]

Texas Conservatives Add ‘Balance’ To The Teaching Of History In Schools

Texas Conservatives Add ‘Balance’ To The Teaching Of History In Schools

We all know that Fox News isn’t really “fair and balanced.” Being even-handed when you’re talking about something is, of course, a laudable goal. But in some cases, two sides of a story aren’t really equal in validity, and if you treat them as if they are, what you’re actually doing is diminishing the power of the […]

The FSU Student Protest Against The Koch Brothers Gains More Steam

The FSU Student Protest Against The Koch Brothers Gains More Steam

In 2014, I published two stories about the surreptitious attempts by the Koch brothers to bribe their way into the academic freedom and integrity of FSU/Florida State University. The most recent story can be found in this link. For several years, FSU students, along with faculty, alumni, and concerned citizens have been adamantly dissenting the […]

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