Fundamentalism versus Academic Freedom: More on Ward Churchill

I recommend this excellent commentary from Marc Tyrell about the meaning of the judgment against Ward Churchill by Judge Larry Naves, along with a video concerning the verdict. Readers will know that Marc is certainly tolerant of radical leftists, but no great admirer of their positions, and he has been a steady advocate for applied… Read More Fundamentalism versus Academic Freedom: More on Ward Churchill

April 2009 in Review: Academic Freedom, Imperialism, and Militarization

The top 10 posts for April 2009 and the pattern of visits in many ways continued what was observed for March 2009, concerning in some cases stories that will of course continue to be relevant. The top post overall was “Sex Beats Money, Hitler Beats Gandhi: More Google Insights” (11 April), with 960 views. The… Read More April 2009 in Review: Academic Freedom, Imperialism, and Militarization

On Colonialism as Genocide: Ward Churchill Speaks at Concordia University, Montreal

Some just cannot learn how to be “good Indians,” to not talk back, to not criticize, to not remember, remind, or point to ongoing colonialism. After all, “all that” was supposed to be over — now Indians are supposed to be amiable, wise, poor, brown, living versions of the Cigar Store Indian, there to appease… Read More On Colonialism as Genocide: Ward Churchill Speaks at Concordia University, Montreal