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“Academic freedom is dead,” says anti-lockdown Stanford professor

November 29, 2022 -

A professor at Stanford University and one of the authors of the Great Barrington Declaration (GBD) – check out our earlier coverage to learn more about the GBD – Bhattacharya remains an outspoken opponent of covid lockdowns. And for holding this position, he has certainly paid a price.

"When you take a position that is at odds with the scientific clerisy, your life becomes a living hell," Bhattacharya says, adding that "academic freedom is dead" when it comes to expressing ...

Is your doctor really qualified to practice or was skin color the determining factor instead of merit?

November 22, 2022 -

No longer do hopeful nurses- and doctors-in-training have to prove their competency or merit in order to graduate. Now, the most important thing is the color of their skin or their racial background, which if it is not white or European means you can get fast-tracked into the top medical positions even if you lack the skills that might normally be required. (Related: One of the prerequisites to graduate from medical school in today's America is to verbalize agreement that ...

Berkeley Files show that faculty applicants were ranked not on merit but on support for racist DEI policies and practices

June 26, 2023 -

Just recently, Berkeley finally handed over information about its hiring criteria to FIRE revealing that faculty at the school are graded based on their commitment to DEI, which in many ways has become a religion. Viewpoints that should be protected by the First Amendment or academic privileges were used by the school to intimidate and punish faculty members who failed to meet certain DEI standards.

Back in 2018, for instance, the life sciences departments at Berkeley launched ...

Academic journal: Academics, scientists, physicians were censored, defamed into silence over COVID truths

November 03, 2022 -

The study, noted by Dr. Robert Malone, inventor of the mRNA and DNA vaccines, on his substack page, was published in a relatively obscure academic journal Minerva, but was nonetheless allowed to be posted by mainstream academic publisher Springer.

"Having personally lived through what may be among the most intensive slander, defamation and derision campaigns of the COVID crisis, none of what was described in this article surprised me," he wrote as he introduced the ...

LOCKDOWN EFFECTS: Students struggle to recover academic proficiency post-pandemic, particularly in READING and MATH

July 17, 2023 -

Efforts to address Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic-related learning losses in literacy and math among elementary and middle school students have fallen short.

According to a study conducted by the Northwest Evaluation Association, a prominent non-profit research organization, most grade levels exhibited slower-than-average progress in both math and reading compared to before the pandemic. This study involved the administering of assessment tests ...

The party of racism strikes again: Dems tell Blacks they cannot ‘succeed in a merit-based system’ after the Supreme Court rules affirmative action unconstitutional

June 30, 2023 -

(Article by Susan Duclos republished from

On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled that affirmative action for college based admissions, was unconstitutional.

Via Britannica:Basically it was reverse discrimination, but at a time when blacks did not have the opportunities that other races did as they do today.

That was then, this is now where everyone has the same opportunities, but it depends on their own abilities.

Which is where ...

Conspiracy revealed: Over 100 medical professionals expose the ACADEMIC FRAUD that blocked clinical trials for Hydroxychloroquine

June 06, 2023 -

In order to lawfully receive the FDA’s emergency use authorization (EUA) for new mRNA “vaccines” there had to be NO efficacious treatments available to the public. There were many forces that made sure that this hopeless reality came to fruition, even though there was copious evidence that there are many treatments for covid-19 that work. The government blackout on efficacious, antiviral treatments and Big Media’s war against natural immunity was a nefarious plot that leveraged ...

Woke scientists declare “online fascism” after survey into trans involvement in academic STEM programs elicits responses of mockery, scorn

July 25, 2023 -

Upset by the findings of their survey – findings showing that most Americans consider it a joke to even consider trans-whatever as having any relevance in education – five of the more "woke" OSU researchers compiled a study about the sarcastic responses, which they claim serves as proof that "fascist ideologues" are "living 'inside the house' of engineering and computer science."

The team had a really hard time getting their follow-up paper published because, just like ...

Virginia school caught hiding academic awards of top-performing students for “equity” purposes, denying them college admissions and scholarship opportunities

January 02, 2023 -

Even though doing this has deprived many students of the opportunities that these achievements bring, including boosted chances of college admission and scholarship opportunities, at least two administrators at TJ hid them away while issuing "equitable grading" to all students.

At TJ, students can no longer receive a grade of 0, for instance – they all receive 50 percent just for showing up. For assignments not turned in, students at TJ receive a cryptic code of "NTI" ...

Medical schools are lowering standards in the name of “equity” to boost minority acceptance (while abandoning quality of care)

March 14, 2023 - academic merit in the process

In an effort to increase diversity, medical schools are placing greater emphasis on “lived experience” as a criterion for admission. This includes factors such as socio-economic background, race, ethnicity, and cultural experiences. By placing less emphasis on academic achievement, and greater emphasis on race and ethnicity, medical schools create an ethical dilemma -- dumbing down overall proficiency in a medical field that is already in desperate ...

Woke VA middle school bars Whites, Asians from joining college prep program

March 14, 2023 -

Cooper Middle School in McLean, Virginia sent out an email inviting students to apply to the College Partnership Program (CPP) offered by Fairfax Country Public Schools (FCPS). The email to parents outlined the criteria for application, which indicated that Black students and Hispanic students can apply. But the same correspondence also stated that all non-disabled Asian or White students whose family members have attended college are not welcome to the CPP.

Those who ...

Exclusive: University of Utah Medical School is shelling out top dollar for ‘woke’ speakers who ‘grift off academic institutions’ – paying more than $18,000 in a single week

April 18, 2023 -

(Article by James Reinl republushed from have slammed the school for investing in speakers who 'grift off academic institutions' and spout pure political ideology.

The lavish expenses at the $35,000-a-year school comes as companies across corporate America lay off thousands of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) hires. The 'bloated' hires have made lackluster gains despite generous budgets.

In November, the medical school's administrators ...

YOUR WOKE IDIOT DOCTOR WILL SEE YOU NOW: Over 40 American medical schools have ditched objective admissions standards in favor of increasing “diversity” and “inclusion”

May 08, 2023 - academic merit, as they seek a lucrative career in the medical field. The gold standard that once tested a student’s ability to problem solve, think critically, and understand concepts about medicine is being scrapped for new “diversity” and “inclusion” quotas. Instead of evaluating students on their performance, medical schools are forcefully increasing “diversity” on their campuses and dropping objective standards. Lowering medical school standards will have profound consequences ...

Language police: USC removes ‘field’ from ‘field work’ because it may be ‘anti-Black or anti-immigrant’

January 13, 2023 -

(Article by Alana Mastrangelo republished from

“We have decided to remove the term ‘field’ from our curriculum and practice and replace it with ‘practicum.’ This change supports anti-racist social work practice by replacing language that could be considered anti-black or anti-immigrant in favor of inclusive language,” a letter from the Practicum Education Department read.

The letter was shared by Houman David Hemmati, a board-certified MD Ophthalmologist ...

Asian-American student has near-perfect SAT score and a 4.65 GPA, gets ugly shock after applications to elite universities

June 13, 2023 - academic merit in … academia?

It makes no sense, it’s backward, and it’s the kind of nonsense that Students for Fair Admissions is trying to eliminate, with the ultimate goal of overturning the 2003 precedent case of Grutter v. Bollinger, which found that schools using race as a factor in admissions was not unconstitutional.

Depending on how these Harvard and UNC cases go with SCOTUS, that goal could be closer to fruition than ever.

And if that precedent ...

The affirmative aftermath: Schools now insist that race had a major impact in admissions

July 04, 2023 -

(Article by Jonathan Turley republished from

During the Supreme Court oral arguments over affirmative action, Harvard’s counsel Seth Waxman struggled with an argument that race consideration was needed to maintain current admissions for minorities. Yet, he also maintained that it was not a major factor and that the consideration of race with regard to Asian students produced only a “slight disparity” and “had no effect with respect to outcomes.”

It ...

Medical organizations slam SCOTUS for rejecting affirmative action – because they don’t want ASIANS to become doctors

2 months ago -

The SCOTUS's 6-3 decision is actually against the discrimination being used against all races, even to white kids who also want to get into Ivy League schools as a portion of the admission is already allotted to other races. The ruling will force a reworking of criteria throughout American higher education by setting new parameters for who is admitted to the country's elite institutions and hired into top jobs.

Affirmative action has long been violating the "Equal Protection ...

DEI captures the University of Florida

April 09, 2023 - academic merit, as a key qualification in faculty hiring. And the administration will be watching—DEI bureaucrats are maintaining a spreadsheet of departments and faculty that comply with these practices and those that do not.

In addition, UF’s Human Resources department has established an “inclusive hiring hub” that offers trainings, guidelines, and an official Inclusive Hiring Badge in support of race-based hiring. As part of this initiative, faculty are encouraged ...

Katie Petrick and David Fiorazo laud Gov. Ron DeSantis for demanding information on diversity initiatives in Florida’s higher education system

January 13, 2023 -

DeSantis recently demanded information from the Department of Education and the state university system on the expenditure of Florida's resources on programs and initiatives related to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and critical race theory within the Sunshine State's colleges and universities.

In the memo addressed to Florida Education Commissioner Manny Diaz and Florida State University System Chancellor Ray Rodrigues sent on December 28, the state Press Secretary ...

Video: Biden Press Secretary declares herself “a historic figure”

June 20, 2023 -

(Article by Steve Watson republished from

“A year in this role, there’s been a couple of things that has made me incredibly proud. Many things have made me incredibly proud to be at that podium during this historic moment,” Jean-Pierre said during an interview on the grio.

“This is a historic administration. I’m a historic figure and I certainly walk in history every day. But this is also a historic making administration because of this president,” she ...

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