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Social Justice

Harvard

Much has been written here at COMMENTARY about Harvard’s ill-conceived war on “unrecognized single-gender organizations.” At issue are fraternities, sororities, and Harvard’s famously exclusive “finals...
identity politics.

If you’re a Republican, the polls must be making you nervous. And I’m not talking about the generic congressional ballot or the president’s job approval...
anti-semitism

At Ithaca College, of six “bias-related incidents” reported in 2017-18, three were “cases of aggravated harassment involving swastikas.” One Jewish student there reported that a...
Rest in Power

As if the peddlers of identity politics hadn’t done enough to poison Western culture in the here and now, they have now set their sights...
social justice

The ubiquitous coffeehouse chain Starbucks is at the center of a scandal—the familiar kind fueled by new media’s obsessive litigation of grievances that have a...
Title IX

"One rape is one too many, one assault is one too many, one aggressive act of harassment is one too many,” said Education Secretary Betsy...
Yale

For much of its recent history, Yale University’s administration maintained a deliberate aloofness from its students. It focused on the development and management of the...
identity politics

White nationalism is identity politics. Indeed, it is identity politics in its most primordial form. The leaders of the violent white supremacists in Virginia this...
otto warmbier

Otto Warmbier passed away on Monday. He was 22. The University of Virginia student’s last days were anything but peaceful. He was released just last week...
majority

If you wanted to distill the breathtaking stupidity of our modern age into a single anecdote, you could do no better than New York Times...
transgender

Last year, students at Brandeis produced what I was sure would be a long-reigning champion in the “you can’t make this stuff up” department. Brandeis’s...
cultural appropriation

So, the self-parody of the grievance industry at our nation’s colleges and universities continues. The latest student outrage is at Oberlin College revolves around “culturally...