Thaddeus Russell is back to discuss the recent events, demands and responses at The University of Missouri, Yale, Dartmouth and Occidental College.
(identified by Professor Glenn Loury of Brown University)
free speech vs inclusion; a preemption of discussion by the throwing of fits
comfort vs enlightenment; absence of scientific discussion, or fear of it
faculty members are placating students
Our discussion includes these topics:
-Thomas Jefferson and the origins of scientific racism
-Scientific racism gives way to racial liberalism
-Problems with integration and assimilation - it's white supremacy
-Racial liberalism spreads to higher education
-"white responsibility" and paternalism
-The resulting legitimate problems and concerns of blacks in higher education
-Silence is violence? All power is discursive?
-Why libertarians should embrace historically black colleges and universities
-Is race biological or a social construct?
-What's happening at Occidental?
"The Safety Dance" Derrival
Thaddeus Russell's Site - www.thaddeusrussell.com
Previous School Sucks Show With Thaddeus Russell - http://schoolsucksproject.com/category/podcast/a-renegade-history-course-with-thaddeus-russell/
FIRE Warns Occidental Against Proposal to Create ‘Institutional Orthodoxy’ - https://www.thefire.org/fire-warns-occidental-against-proposal-to-create-institutional-orthodoxy/
Students Occupying Oxy College Until Demands For Diversity Programs Are Met - http://laist.com/2015/11/17/occidental_college_protests.php
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