Social Justice

YouTube Demonetizes Evergreen State College Critic

Evergreen State College critic Benjamin Boyce has had many videos on his YouTube channel demonetized this week, part of a larger trend of video creators critical of progressive values being demonetized or blacklisted by the platform.

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Study: Most College Students Say Campus Climate Prevents Them from Expressing Views

A recent study found that most college students say that the political and social climate on their college campuses prevents students from expressing their true beliefs. The study reveals that more than two-thirds of college students admitted that campus culture causes students to self-censor over the concern that their classmates could find their views “offensive.”

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California High School Student Newspaper Condemns ‘Toxic,’ ‘Goal-Oriented’ Mindset

The editors-in-chief of the student newspaper at Palo Alto High School in California have recently announced their plan to censor a “highly anticipated” annual map displaying the colleges that the school’s recent graduates will be attending. The student editors, who have also railed against a “goal-oriented student mindset” claim that the map “contributes to the toxic, comparison-driven culture” at the high school.

High school students take the philosophy exam, the first test session of the 2015 baccalaureate (high school graduation exam) on June 17, 2015 in Paris. Some 684,734 candidates registered for the exam to be held until June 24, 2015 in 4,200 examination centres. AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU / AFP …

University of Oregon Students Call for Removal of ‘Oppressive’ Pioneer Statue

Students and faculty at the University of Oregon are calling for the removal of the statue of an American pioneer. According to the university, the state represents “the framing of history from only one culture’s perspective,” and it is considering removing the statue, along with other art students and staff find offensive.

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