Ward Churchill’s Verdict

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Last week, a Colorado jury found that Ward Churchill had been improperly fired, and awarded him $1 in damages. Churchill was the professor who wrote the essay that described the financial workers who died in the World Trade Center on 9/11 as “little Eichmanns inhabiting the sterile sanctuary of the twin towers.” The essay was […]

To Wright a Wrong

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Last week, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama was forced to tackle the issue of race in the midst of the controversy over the explosive comments of Reverend Jeremiah Wright. Obama’s speech reflects the hard truth about America, we still struggle to talk openly and honestly about race. However, looking back on how this got started […]

The assault on critical thinking on university campuses

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[tag]Freedom of speech[/tag] is one of the most basic rights that individuals enjoy and one that is taken granted. It is vital to the existence of democracy and the respect of human dignity. It is also one of the most vulnerable rights, because freedom of expression means the freedom to express one’s discontent with the […]