She probably didn't expect these to come out... Students accuse Weinstein of hiding behind Jewishness, "[He] has highlighted some of the ways that liberal racism functions.". Don’t agree? “Bret has attempted to position himself as the victim,” the letter claims, castigating him because “[i]t wouldn’t take much for [him] to apologize, but he has held fast to his seemingly innocuous position of victimhood, and in doing so has highlighted some of the ways that liberal racism functions. I have not done it yet, I will do it right now,” Evergreen State President George Bridges replies. Anti-racism is a Jewish issue! , Weinstein was a professor of biology at the Evergreen State College, in Washington State. to view the gallery, or They could effectively shadow ban him without him or his friends realizing it. The video footage seen above was captured during the height of protests. The first is a forceful call to consciousness, which is, of course, crippling to the logic of oppression. ", "Evolutionary Trade-Offs: Emergent Constraints and Their Adaptive Consequences", "Deep Blue, University of Michigan Library. Facebook is just getting shadier and shadier. The letter, signed by “Some Jewish students at Evergreen bent on the destruction of white supremacy," accuses Weinstein of using his Jewishness as a base for his “anti-black language and behavior.". An Evergreen State College professor, who has been recorded publicly harassing her white co-workers, resigned amidst a settlement with the … Along with calls for sweeping reforms in regard to how race was handled on campus, the students were calling for Weinstein’s firing. 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The Evergreen State University in Olympia, Wash., promotes itself as a “progressive” liberal arts college. Press J to jump to the feed. “So they need to be told that these assignments won’t be done on time and we don’t need to be penalized for that,” the unnamed protester demands again. Plus, as far as I'm aware, Bret is fairly moderate but is only controversial because of a crazy situation at his former college. (Source: The Blaze). Rogan opened the show by pointing out that Weinstein predicted that what he experienced at Evergreen could soon go beyond the campus. Watch the video above again and ask yourself, is this what Martin Luther King Jr and the civil rights leaders fought for? A direct link to the posts/actions and referencing the precise rule that is said to be broken. CampusReform.org is a project of the Leadership Institute. (September 3, 2009). “Bret Weinstein is wrong, he has put you in danger, and we will not allow him to hide behind our histories in order to dodge responsibility for his abhorrent and reprehensible words and actions,” the authors conclude. "Evolutionary Trade-Offs: Emergent Constraints and Their Adaptive Consequences". We cannot ignore Jews of color, black Jews, or the fact that all Jews also have a stake in destroying white supremacy,” the authors write, blasting “Bret’s ignorance of this” as “not only embarrassing[,] but also dangerous.”, The letter further explains that “[t]he way to address racism is to be willing to engage in honest conversations about it, and be willing to admit to where it lives within us," adding that Bret’s apparent refusal to engage in conversations like the ones listed above puts “many Evergreen students in legitimate danger.”. Adam Sabes is the Assistant Editor reporting on liberal bias and abuse on campus for Campus Reform. The Evergreen campus had, for years, engaged in a voluntary “day of absence,” in which students and faculty of color would leave to highlight the important role they play on campus. Weinstein was uncomfortable with this idea, and decided to send an email to the faculty and staff, stating: “There is a huge difference between a group or coalition deciding to voluntarily absent themselves from a shared space in order to highlight their vital and underappreciated roles….and a group encouraging another group to go away. The idea was that the white and non-white students would engage in separate, specifically tailored events discussing race on campus. Press the ← and → keys to navigate the gallery, In 2002, he published The Reserve-Capacity Hypothesis, which proposed that the telomeric differences between humans and laboratory mice have led scientists to underestimate the risks new drugs pose to humans in the form of heart disease, liver dysfunction, and related organ failure.. Bridges added that the college would expand police training, “commit to establishing a new and expanded equity and multicultural center,” and force school faculty to undergo additional cultural sensitivity training. Link below. Also, I don’t use Facebook anymore, except for a group chat on messenger with my extended family, so freaking out about being governed by them is a bit much IMO. “That has caused them to imagine that I have no right to speak.”. We look for news and topics that can be discussed in a more moderate light. iTunes | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher | SoundCloud | YouTube | TuneIn | RSS Feed. I thought he was basically centrist. I agree, I get a bit confused where I stand on this issue but I can't get myself to think that government intervention is the solution. “What’s been done about that?”. Weinstein questioned the school’s request that all white people leave the campus during the day-long diversity event, expressed his disagreement with the plan in a statement, and refused to comply.  Past guests have included Glenn Loury, Douglas Murray, Sam Harris, John Wood Jr., Thomas Chatterton-Williams, and Coleman Hughes, with topics often centered on current events, science, and culture. to view a random image. We are living it.". Weinstein was subjected to ridicule by both students and his own colleagues. 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