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September 30th, 2021

And Other News
  • FAIR Legal Webinar
  • FAIR Takes Action: The Gateway School
  • An Interview with FAIR President Bion Bartning and Daryl Davis (NPR)
  • Does Left-Wing Authoritarianism Exist? (The Atlantic)
  • Civics Proponents Urge Common Ground Over Ethnic Studies (EdSource)
  • The Illiberalism in Our Institutions (Persuasion)
  • Authenticity: Erased & Replaced (Free Black Thought)
  • Why Doesn’t Rationality Seem To Matter Anymore? (The Harvard Gazette)
  • The Continental Divide (Harper’s Magazine)
  • Performative Teaching Undermines Trust (Fordham Institute)
  • Upcoming Event: Legal Webinar
  • Upcoming Event: FAIRstory Parent & Educator Curriculum Webinars
  • Upcoming Event: Grassroots Advocacy Training Workshops
  • Upcoming Event: FAIR Indiana Discussion with Wilfred Reilly

September 22nd, 2021

And Other News
  • FAIRstory Pro-Human Video Series
  • A Rabbi’s Guide on Making Amends (The New York Times)
  • 2021 College Free Speech Rankings (FIRE)
  • The Economy of Victimhood (Free Black Thought)
  • Can We Cure America’s Tribalism? (The New York Times)
  • Washington U’s Statement on 9/11 Flag Display
  • A Psychologist’s Take on Free Speech (Areo)
  • A Farewell to Cambridge’s Vice-Chancellor (The Spectator)
  • A Teenager’s Escape From Afghanistan (Honestly)
  • Getting Your “Of Color” Card Revoked (Derate the Hate)
  • Upcoming Event: Mental Health Webinar
  • Upcoming Event: FAIRstory Parent & Educator Curriculum Webinars
  • Upcoming Event: Grassroots Advocacy Training Workshops
  • Upcoming Event: FAIR Indiana Discussion with Wilfred Reilly

September 15th, 2021

And Other News
  • Spokane Public Schools Propose Discriminatory Hiring Practices
  • How the Pandemic is Changing the Norms of Science (Tablet)
  • I’m 17. And I’m Immunized from Woke Politics (Bari Weiss’ Common Sense)
  • Expanding Your Tribe in the New Age of Conformity (Tablet)
  • Americans’ Approval of Interracial Marriage at All-Time High (The Hill)
  • Why Afghan Women Are Fighting Back (UnHerd) 
  • Google’s Problematic ‘Antiracism’ Initiative (City Journal)
  • Staying Silent When You Disagree (Newsweek)
  • Your Sense of Imminent Doom Is Wrong (The New York Times)
  • Upcoming Event: FAIR Mental Health Webinar
  • Upcoming Event: FAIRstory Parent & Educator Curriculum Webinars
  • Upcoming Event: Grassroots Advocacy Training Workshops

September 8th, 2021

And Other News
  • FAIR Launches K-12 FAIRstory Curriculum’
  • ‘Distance to 100’ for Everyone (Eduwonk)
  • Politics and Thought Reform in K-12 Education (FIRE)
  • The New Puritans (The Atlantic)
  • Free Speech Does Not Equal Violence (FIRE)
  • Chloe Valdary’s Theory of Enchantment (Luke Burgis’ Substack) 
  • Why I Came to Resent CRT Diversity Training (Counterweight)
  • Wokeness: From Elite Schools to Everyday Life (The Economist)
  • My University Sacrificed Ideas for Ideology (Bari Weiss’ Common Sense)
  • On Matters of Race, Randall Kennedy Demands Thinking Over Feeling (The New York Times)
  • Black People Who Oppose CRT Are Being Erased (Newsweek)
  • Stop Celebrating Death (Persuasion)
  • Upcoming Event: FAIR Mental Health Webinar
  • Upcoming Event: Grassroots Advocacy Training Workshops
  • Upcoming Event: Constituting Knowledge, Knowing Truth
  • Upcoming Event: Growing Diversity of Thought in K-12 Education: Current Challenges and the Path Forward

September 1st, 2021

And Other News
  • Introducing FAIR in Medicine
  • New York’s Private Schools Tackle White Privilege (The New York Times)
  • The New Plan for ‘Anti-Racism’ (City Journal)
  • Cecily Myart-Cruz’s Hostile Takeover (Los Angeles Magazine)
  • Fighting Critical Race Theory in Schools (Areo) 
  • The Liberal Case for Banning Critical Race Theory (The Washington Free Beacon)
  • MLK’s Dream Speech and The Future of Liberalism (Free Black Thought)
  • Critical Race Capitalism at Verizon (City Journal)
  • The Neoracists in America (Persuasion)
  • The Underground Railroad Out of Afghanistan (Bari Weiss’ Common Sense)
  • Stop Calling Me ‘White’ For Having the Wrong Opinions (Newsweek)
  • Upcoming Event: FAIR Mental Health Webinar
  • Upcoming Event: Growing Diversity of Thought in K-12 Education: Current Challenges and the Path Forward

August 25th, 2021

And Other News
  • Introducing FAIR Transparency
  • A Better Option For Schools Than CRT
  • Are There Different Ways To Be a ‘Good Patriot’? (Deseret News)
  • Letting George Orwell Down (The Spectator)
  • State Bans on Critical Race Theory Won’t Work (The Wall Street Journal) 
  • Teach Respect, Not Critical Race Theory (The Wall Street Journal)
  • Say No to Anti-Racist’ Racial Segregation in Schools (National Review)
  • Performative Anti-Racism at the U. of Wisconsin (The New York Times)
  • How (Not) to Think About Race (Persuasion)
  • The Assault on Empiricism (Tablet)
  • A Heartless Betrayal (UnHerd)
  • Upcoming Event: Growing Diversity of Thought in K-12 Education: Current Challenges and the Path Forward

August 18th, 2021

And Other News
  • Introducing The FAIR Community Forum
  • FAIR Advisors Urge Alternative to Race Essentialism
  • When Therapists Become Activists (Persuasion)
  • Social Media’s Outrage Machine Has The Biggest Influence on Moderate Groups (Fast Company)
  • As Race ‘Equity’ Advances in Health Care, Signs of a Chilling Effect on Dissent (RealClear Investigations)
  • Hearing Diverse Political Perspectives (The Wenatchee World) 
  • Why Open Inquiry Matters (Heterodox Academy)
  • How ‘Woke’ Became an Insult (The New York Times)
  • What’s “Systemic” about “Systemic Racism?” (The Glenn Show)
  • Why We Failed: The American Exit From Afghanistan (Common Sense With Bari Weiss)
  • The Central Park Bird-watching Incident One Year Later (The Ringer)
  • Upcoming Event: Growing Diversity of Thought in K-12 Education: Current Challenges and the Path Forward

August 11th, 2021

And Other News
  • Atlanta Mother Files Federal Complaint Over Segregation (Atlanta Black Star)
  • Oregon Axes High School Graduation Requirements (The Oregonian)
  • Why It’s OK to Speak Your Mind (Quillette)
  • The University of California Is Lying to Us (The Atlantic)
  • How Artists Lost Their Courage (UnHerd)
  • Challenging the Narrative (AllSides) 
  • Kendi and DiAngelo Don’t Debate People Like Me (It Bears Mentioning)
  • How to Star-Man | Arguing from Compassion (Center for Inquiry)
  • Braver Angels Event with Coleman Hughes, Rakim Brooks and John Wood Jr. (Conversations with Coleman)
  • Debating Glenn Loury (Bad Faith Podcast)

August 4th, 2021

And Other News
  • Boston Students Redlined Out of Exam Schools
  • The Glasgow Group
  • Pursuing ‘Equity’ Over Equality Reveals the Nation’s Moral Regression (The Washington Post)
  • Robin DiAngelo and the Problem With Anti-racist Self-Help (The Atlantic)
  • Let’s Talk About CRT (Persuasion)
  • O.C. Ed Board Forum Panelists Warn of Dangers In Teaching CRT In Schools (LA Times) 
  • Freedom of Speech is Endangered on College Campuses — And I’m Fighting Back (New York Post)
  • Wrestle Not Against Flesh and Blood (The Journal of Free Black Thought)
  • Progressives’ New Racialism Isn’t Just Repulsive. It’s Dangerous. (Newsweek)
  • The Real Story of “The Central Park Karen” (Honestly)

July 28th, 2021

And Other News
  • Doctor Accused of “Internalized Whiteness” Ousted from Position
  • Reclaiming Nonviolence in the Age of Antiracism
  • Democrats Lose Ground on School Equity Plans (POLITICO)
  • Sartell-St. Stephen School District Told Students to Hide “Equity Survey” From Parents (Alpha News)
  • The Faith of Systemic Racism (Quillette) 
  • A 21st Century Witch Hunt (Honestly)
  • Racist Antiracism At The University of California is Back (It Bears Mentioning)
  • The Erosion of Women’s Rights with Ayaan Hirsi Ali (Conversations with Coleman)
  • Upcoming Event: Running 100 Miles for FAIR

July 21st, 2021

And Other News
  • U.S. Dept. of Education Rescinds Grant Priorities
  • White House Makes Moves Towards Censorship
  • Is CRT the Best Way to Teach History and Racism? (Florida Times-Union)
  • A Straightforward Primer On CRT (Forbes)
  • “Let Them Die”
  • Don’t Apologize (Persuasion)
  • Answers to 12 Bad Anti-Free Speech Arguments (Areo Magazine)
  • Unending Struggle (Harper’s Magazine)
  • Professor John McWhorter (Firing Line)
  • The Books Are Already Burning (Common Sense With Bari Weiss)
  • Upcoming Event: Running 100 Miles for FAIR

July 14th, 2021

And Other News
  • Maud Maron Files Discrimination Lawsuit
  • A Witch Trial at the Legal Aid Society (Common Sense With Bari Weiss)
  • Running 100 Miles for FAIR
  • A PTA Purge of Asians (WSJ)
  • Governments Have a Right to Ban Critical Race Theory, But It Doesn’t Matter if They Do (Richard Hanania’s Newsletter)
  • Academy of the Holy Names is too ‘Woke’ (Tampa Bay Times)
  • Our Endless Dinner With Robin DiAngelo (TK News)
  • An Inconvenient Minority 
  • What Happened To You? (The Weekly Dish)
  • Critical Race Theory Is Making Our Heads Explode (The Unspeakable)

July 7th, 2021

And Other News
  • Welcoming New Board of Advisors Members
  • A Pro-Human Alternative to CRT
  • Oliver v. Arnold
  • The Problem With “White Privilege” Discourse (Arc Digital)
  • Word Misappropriation (Katherine Brodsky’s Random Mind)
  • The Excesses of Antiracist Education (NYT)
  • We Disagree on a Lot of Things. Except the Danger of Anti-Critical Race Theory Laws. (NYT)
  •  Even “Trigger Warning” Is Now Off Limits (The Atlantic)
  • The American Dream is Real. I’m Living Proof (Center for Inquiry)
  • Why Winston Marshall Left Mumford & Sons (Honestly)

June 30th, 2021

And Other News
  • How To Be Pro-Human
  • Lawsuit Filed Against Evanston School District
  • ‘How Can You Hate Me When You Don’t Even Know Me?’ (NYT)
  • Why I’m Leaving Mumford & Sons (Medium)
  • The Eternally Radical Idea (FIRE)
  • A Teacher Pushes Back Against K-12 Critical Race Theory Indoctrination (The Washington Post)
  •  Everyone’s Talking About CRT. But for how long? (The Washington Post)
  • Do CRT Advocates Want Real Education or Ideological Indoctrination? (NY Daily News)
  • What CRT Critics Are Actually Criticizing (Newsweek)
  • When a Free Society Becomes a Police State (Common Sense With Bari Weiss)
  • It Is Just Hype to Call Electism a Religion? (It Bears Mentioning)
  • The Free Speech Crisis Runs Deeper Than You Think (Areo Magazine)
  • Christopher Rufo on CRT (The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast)

June 23rd, 2021

And Other News
  • Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Students Free Speech Rights
  • More Lawsuits Filed Against Federal Farm Debt Relief Plan
  • Inspiring Pro-human nonpartisanship
  • CRT Is the Opposite of Education (WSJ)
  • What’s Wrong With Critical Race Theory and Its Cousins (NY Daily News)
  • Stop Telling Critical Race Theory’s Critics We Don’t Know What It Is (Newsweek)
  •  Against Meme Activism (Persuasion)
  • Sorry, Harvard, fathers still matter — including Black fathers (USA Today)
  • Don’t Ban CRT. Expose It. (The Weekly Dish)
  • Preventing Public Schools From Promoting CRT Isn’t an Attack on Free Speech (Inquire)
  • Amy Chua on Tribalism in America (The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast)
  • Event: America’s Public Forum: Race, Rights, and Black America

June 16th, 2021

And Other News
  • Dwight-Englewood Student Speaks Up
  • Pro-Human Alternatives to CRT
  • Loving Day Recap
  • Faust v. Vilsack Update
  • How Anti-Racist Activism Affects Interracial Couples Like Us (Newsweek)
  • Stanford therapists allege ‘hostile climate’ for Jews in the workplace (The Jewish News of Northern California)
  • Don’t Let the Backlash Against Critical Race Theory Become a Victim of Its Own Success (Commentary Magazine)
  • The Problem With Dropping Standards in the Name of Racial Equity (The Atlantic)
  • How to Have Impossible Conversations (The James Altucher Show)
  • Zaid Jilani and Andy Ngo on COVID Truth and Censorship, Antifa’s Tactics, and Failings of the Corporate Media (The Megyn Kelly Show)
  • Event: FAIR Virtual Film Festival

June 9th, 2021

And Other News
  • Couple Reminds Us Why We Celebrate Loving Day
  • Teacher Resigns From Dwight-Englewood
  • Transparency in California’s Ethnic Studies
  • What Happens When Doctors Can’t Tell the Truth?(Common Sense With Bari Weiss)
  • Once a Bastion of Free Speech, the A.C.L.U. Faces an Identity Crisis (The New York Times)
  • Free Speech and Why It Matters (Reason)
  • America’s Cultural Revolution (Honestly)
  • Diversity—Unless You’re Asian (City Journal)
  • Megyn Kelly on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast)
  • Straight Talk on Racism with Wilfred Reilly (Conversations with Coleman)
  • Event: Loving Day Celebrations
  • Event: FAIR Virtual Film Festival

June 2nd, 2021

And Other News
  • Celebrating Loving Day
  • Learning from the Tulsa Massacre
  • Court of Appeals Finds COVID-19 Aid Program Discriminatory
  • Lived Experiences Aren’t Special (Quillette)
  • Princeton Classics Dept. Removes Greek, Latin as Course Requirement (The College Post)
  • Free Speech, Civil Rights and the Moral Imperative of Persuasion (Areo Magazine)
  • Removing The Bedrock Of Liberalism (The Weekly Dish)
  • Should Public Schools Ban Critical Race Theory? (Common Sense With Bari Weiss)
  • Critical Race Theory and School Curriculum (C-SPAN)
  • The Media’s COVID Failure (Persuasion)
  • Glenn Loury on The Rubin Report
  • Event: FAIR Virtual Film Festival
  • Event: Prey: Immigration, Islam, and the Erosion of Women’s Rights at thee Hoover Institute
  • Event: DEI Programs with Heterodox Academy

May 26th, 2021

And Other News
  • Judge Finds COVID-19 Aid Program Discriminatory
  • Beliefs Aren’t Facts (Persuasion)
  • Rutgers Law Student Bar Association Rescinds Critical Race Theory Requirement (FIRE)
  • What My Soviet Life Has Taught Me About Censorship and Why It Makes Us Dumb (Areo Magazine)
  • Chicago Mayor Sparks Backlash After Limiting Media Interviews to People of Color (The Hill)
  • Suit Alleging Admissions Discrimination Moves Forward in VA (Washington Post)
  • Race, Community, Silence
  • Red, White, and Black: Rescuing American History from Revisionists and Race Hustlers
  • Testimony: On Creating an Opportunity Society and Upward Mobility for People of all Races
  • Woke Racism How a New Religion Has Betrayed Black America
  • Bari Weiss & Bion Bartning on FAIR
  • Event: Loving Day Celebration
  • Event: FAIR Virtual Film Festival

May 19th, 2021

And Other News
  • Parents Rally for Pro-Human Education
  • FAIR Comment on Department of Education Priorities
  • Anti-Semitism on the Rise
  • Meeting in the middle on religious and LGBTQ rights (Deseret News)
  • America Is Flunking Math (Persuasion)
  • St. John’s professor allegedly fired for reading racial slur from Mark Twain book (New York Post)
  • I saw tribalism rip a country apart — and now it’s happening in America (New York Post)
  • Safeguarding Freedom of Speech Will Require an Active Approach (Areo Magazine)
  • Balance & Perspective on Race | John McWhorter and John Wood Jr.
  • To Be Young and Pessimistic in America (Wall Street Journal)
  • Anti-Racism and Anti-Semitism Collide: Glenn Loury in Conversation with Bari Weiss
  • Event: FAIR Virtual Film Festival

May 12th, 2021

And Other News
  • It’s Time to Take Action
  • Critical Race Theory Legislation
  • The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations
  • When Teachers Become Activists (NY Daily News)
  • How Anti-Racism Is Derailing Efforts to Improve Education (The Dispatch)
  • Critical Race Theory and the ‘Hyper-White’ Jew (Sapir)
  • Black People Are Far More Powerful Than Critical Race Theory Preaches (Newsweek)
  • John McWhorter on “Black Fragility” (Real Time with Bill Maher)
  • What’s Race Got to Do With It? (Persuasion)
  • Event: FAIR Virtual Film Festival
  • Event: Cancel Culture Through a Jewish Lens with Bari Weiss
  • Event: Pleasure, Power, And Profanity: John McWhorter and Jeffrey Goldberg

May 5th, 2021

And Other News
  •  A Local Election Speaks Volumes
  • FAIR Makes National News (ABC News)
  • Paul Rossi Continues Speaking Out
  • In the Name of Equity, California Will Discourage Students Who Are Gifted at Math (Reason)
  • How Students Are Furthering Academe’s Corporatization (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
  • Nadia Gill details the capabilities of filmmakers to tell the stories of people unlike themselves (Persuasion)
  • What is Systemic Racism? Glenn Loury, Kmele Foster, John McWhorter, and Kenny Xu essays (Common Sense with Bari Weiss)
  • Erec Smith: Free Black Thought: A Manifesto (Persuasion)
  • Melissa Chen on Fighting Wokeness at Home and Radicalism Abroad (Reason)
  • John McWhorter on Cursing, Anti-Racism, and Why ‘We Need to Stop Being So Afraid’ (Reason)

April 28th, 2021

And Other News
  • Do Black People Enjoy Being Told They Are Weak and Dumb? The Elect Hope So. (It Bears Mentioning by John McWhorter)
  • Woke wars at New York’s elite schools (fees $50,000) (The Times)
  • 10 Principles for Opposing Thought Reform in K-12 (FIRE)
  • Inside the growing underground network of parents fighting ‘anti-racism’ in NYC schools (New York Post)
  • Race and the Coming Liberal Crackup (New York Times)
  • Howard University’s removal of classics is a spiritual catastrophe  (Washington Post)
  • The Cancer of Critical Race Theory (The American Spectator)
  • Paul Rossi on Critical Race Theory and Anti-Racist Teachings “Demonizing” Kids at his School (The Megyn Kelly Show)

April 21st, 2021

And Critical Race Theory in the News
  • Paul Rossi Responds to Grace Church’s Comments (FAIR)
  • A Georgetown Professor Speaks Out (Quillette)
  • Getting Rich in the Diversity Marketplace (Tablet)
  • Biden Administration Cites 1619 Project as Inspiration in History Grant Proposal (Education Week)
  • The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can’t Cure Our Social Ills (Persuasion Podcast)
  • You Have to Read This Letter (Common Sense by Bari Weiss)

April 14th, 2021

And Critical Race Theory in the News
  • What’s Wrong with Diversity Training? (Spiked)
  • Redefining ‘Harm’ Infantilizes People of Color (Newsweek)
  • The Social Construction of Racism in the United States (Manhattan Institute)
  • University of Oklahoma Diversity Training Forces Students and Faculty To Affirm the School’s Political Views (Reason)
  • Thomas Chatterton Williams on the importance of “unlearning” race and embracing humanism (AEI Podcast)
  • What Should Be Done to Curb Big Tech? (Common Sense with Bari Weiss)

April 7th, 2021

And Critical Race Theory in the News
  • Vermont Establishes a Vaccine Rollout Plan On Racial Lines
  • Parents Rally to Defend Merit-Based Admissions
  • Critical Race Theory in the News: The Atlantic, Reason, Spiked
  • John McWhorter published a piece in The Atlantic
  • Bari Weiss recently appeared on the podcast GoodFellows
  • Megyn Kelly was joined by Thomas Chatterton Williams on her podcast The Megyn Kelly Show

March 31st, 2021

And Critical Race Theory in the News
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital announces plans to discriminate and deny treatment to patients based on skin color
  • Editor in Chief of JAMA Placed on Leave For Podcast
  • Critical Race Theory in the News: USA Today, Chicago Tribune 
  • John McWhorter’s latest installment of his serial on Substack
  • Wilfred Reilly, April 2021 issue of Commentary

March 24th, 2021

And Critical Race Theory in the News
  • How a Member of Our Board of Advisors Overcame His Past Prejudices
  • Christopher Rufo’s latest installment in his City Journal series
  • 1776 Unites published an open letter to the president of Smith College
  • Thomas Chatterton Williams penned a thought-provoking essay in Law & Liberty
  • Melissa Chen’s latest for the Spectator

March 17th, 2021

And Critical Race Theory in the News
  • Meet the Mom Fighting To Stop Required CRT at Her Son’s School
  • Bari Weiss’ latest in City Journal
  • Samantha Harris in National Review
  • Caitlin Flanagan in the Atlantic
  • Wendy Kaminer’s recent article in Tablet

March 8th, 2021

And FAIR advisors in the news
  • Dividing by Race Comes to Grade School, Wall Street Journal
  • Glenn Loury and John McWhorter in the latest episode of Glenn’s podcast
  • Thomas Chatterton Williams in Wall Street Journal
  • Ayaan Hirsi Ali was a guest on Joe Rogan’s podcast

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