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  • Originally published 06/23/2013

    CU launches diversity study

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — University of Colorado regents are conducting a survey to determine whether the school respects diversity for people who disagree on politics, race, gender and sexual orientation.The survey, which was approved Thursday by University of Colorado regents, is planned for the upcoming school year on all campuses.Some conservatives have expressed concern that many educators are too liberal, while other critics have complained that some school officials are intolerant of social differences.In March, the university hired a history professor to be the resident conservative at the Boulder campus. Steven Hayward will serve as the school's first visiting scholar in conservative thought and policy, a temporary position paid by more than $1 million in private funds....

  • Originally published 04/29/2013

    Liberals: Stop Making Excuses for Obama

    Mary L. Dudziak

    Credit: Obama for America.Cross-posted from Balkanization.Sandy Levinson took Maureen Dowd to task for her column last week, “No Bully in the Pulpit,” which criticized President Obama for failing to pull the votes together to get the gun control bill through the Senate.  “Now it's Maureen Dowd who can't connect the dots,” he said.

  • Originally published 05/25/2015

    What Do You Do When a Review Is Dishonest?

    Jim Loewen

    "Lies My Teacher Told Me" has received thousands of reviews, but the #2 editorial review at Amazon is blatantly wrong. And there's no recourse even though the editor of the magazine that published it admits the review is flawed.

  • Originally published 10/09/2013

    The Myth That Makes the GOP Suicidal

    Ira Chernus's MythicAmerica

    Right-wingers' desire to be left alone and safe behind symbolic fences is driving their party's self-destructive policies.