September 18, 2016

DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE: “In the safe spaces on campus, no Jews allowed,” notes the Washington Post, astonishingly enough:

The recent surge of progressive activism on college campuses across the country has led to many debates on the merits of concepts such as “microaggressions” and “safe spaces” in educational settings that should respect free speech and dialogue. Student uprisings against racial injustice and discrimination at Yale, the University of Missouri and dozens of other universities have shown the power of students who have banded together against institutionalized racism in academia and the student body.

But little has been said about how the idea of “intersectionality” — the idea that all struggles are connected and must be combated by allies — has created a dubious bond between the progressive movement and pro-Palestinian activists who often engage in the same racist and discriminatory discourse they claim to fight. As a result of this alliance, progressive Jewish students are often subjected to a double standard not applied to their peers — an Israel litmus test to prove their loyalties to social justice.

Why are Democrat monopoly institutions such cesspits of anti-Semitism? For a primer on the leftwing conspiracy theory that is “intersectionality,” Christina Hoff Sommers has you covered:

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