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The Right-Wing Takeover of the American University

Anti-“woke” hysteria both conceals and abets the actual suppression of left-wing voices on college campuses

Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX, where a tenured professor was harassed over a private social media comment until he resigned. An open letter signed by hundreds of academics in protest of the university’s treatment of Professor Jun is currently circulating here. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

From the volume and frequency of high-profile media meltdowns over “woke” social justice activism on campuses, it would be easy to conclude that colleges and universities are sites of leftist indoctrination. In reality, however, it is right-wing interests that are…

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Emily Pothast

Emily Pothast

Artist and historian. PhD student researching religion, material culture, media, and politics. Bylines at The Wire Magazine, Art in America + more.

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