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Academic David Miller Speaks Out Following Firing & Israel Lobby Smear Campaign

October 08th, 2021 By Lowkey Source [embedded content] Ironically, Miller’s book, “Bad News for Labour: Anti-Semitism, the Party and Public Belief,” detailed how bogus charges of anti-Semitism were weaponized against Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in order to defame and destroy him. Instead of simply stopping its human rights abuses, the Israeli government has built […]

Professors fight to defend Palestine and protect academic freedom

Two upcoming sets of statutory grievance hearings at San Francisco State University (SFSU) could have nationwide impact on academic freedom, the rights of faculty, and student access to education regarding Palestinian narratives. On 9/30, from 10-4pm PST, Professors Rabab Abdulhadi and Tomomi Kinukawa will seek redress for the cancellation of “Whose Narratives?”, a virtual open classroom […]

Academic freedom in Palestine: a conversation with Imad Barghouthi

Meeting Imad A. Barghouthi is among those life experiences you are bound to remember. Imad is one of Palestine’s most prominent scientists; a Professor of Plasma Physics at Al Quds University and a loving husband and father of five. But it is his personality that will instantly strike you. Imad is an out-of-the-box thinker, both […]

‘Absolute Garbage’: Education Minister on Academic’s Call to Rename English

Australian Education Minister Alan Tudge has called an academic’s proposal to rename English to “Language Arts” absolute nonsense. University of Melbourne senior lecturer Melitta Hogarth told a conference for the Australian Association for the Teaching of English that she believed using the name English was an “act of assimilation,” reported The Courier-Mail. Hogarth, an Indigenous […]

Iran election showed most parties back Islamic Republic: Turkish academic

Iran election showed most parties back Islamic Republic: Turkish academic – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Despite some calls to boycott the presidential election in Iran, reformists, centrists, and conservatives proved that they support the establishment, says Mustafa Caner, a Turkish academic. “Even though some political actors called for a boycott, prominent figures of reformists, centrists, and […]

Crackdown on Academic Freedom: Prof Under Attack for Asking Students to Think Independently

A professor at New York University, Mark Crispin Miller, is suing 19 colleagues for libel after they signed a letter to the school dean demanding a “review” of his conduct because he urged students to look into the scientific rationale for the mask mandates and to assess the truthfulness of the media drive to promote […]

A Call to Action for Palestine Under Attack: Support the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

Editor’s Note: The following is a statement by the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. The scenes in Sheikh Jarrah, Jerusalem, Gaza, and throughout occupied Palestine ‘48 have driven home the point clearly to […]

Academic Autonomy: Needed a Holistic Societal Perspective

 If a university privately funded by philanthropists can be forced to fall in line, even if due to implicit pressure from the ruling dispensation, it can be inferred that autonomy in institutions funded by businessmen is literally non-existent. The institutions run with direct government funding have had little autonomy. The publicly funded universities can offer […]

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NYU Professor Fights Back Against the Academic Crybullies

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Watch on Archive / BitChute / Minds / Odysee / YouTube Mark Crispin Miller teaches a course on Mass Persuasian and Propaganda at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development for 20 years. He is now suing 20 department colleagues for libel after they signed a letter to the dean of his […]

Facebook shuts down page of academic program sponsoring Palestinian event

On April 12 Facebook removed the event page for a panel on Palestine. The next day the tech company shut down the page for the academic program that sponsored it. Ironically, the open classroom is about free speech. Image from Facebook showing the event had been taken down. (Image via AMED) The sponsor of the […]

British Govt Dismiss Academic’s Claim That UK Is On Verge Of Achieving ‘Herd Immunity’ To Covid

According to a University College London (UCL) model, the UK is very close to having herd immunity to covid. However, rather than showing some interest, UK health minister Matt Hancock has poured cold water on the idea and is encouraging the public to listen to the government instead. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing […]

Academic Freedom Group Urges Skidmore College to Reverse Call on ‘Progressive Zionists for Peace’ Club

Jonsson Tower, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs NY. Photo: Peter Flass / Wikimedia Commons The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a non-profit organization defending academic freedom on US college campuses, urged Skidmore College’s Club Affairs Committee (CAC) in a Wednesday letter to rectify its decision and grant the trial period for the “Progressive Zionists […]

American academic says U.S. can’t be an “ethical model”

TEHRAN – An American academic says that U.S. governance is not at all an “ethical model” for the world, but and it is an international fact that other countries following the footsteps of the U.S.  “It cannot be an ‘ethical model.’  But the rest of the world operates in the same way,” Phillips Stevens Jr., […]

The University Deception: Rankings and Academic Freedom

Forget the global university rankings of any list.  The global university promotion exercise is filled with snake oil and perfumed refuse, an effort to corrupt the unknowing and steal from the gullible.  The aim here is to convince parents, potential students and academics that their institutions of white collar crime are appealing enough to warrant […]

Ukrainian academic proposes to rename city of Uman for Nazi collaborator

(JTA) — A senior lecturer at Ukraine’s oldest and most prestigious state university called on the government to rename the city of Uman for a Nazi collaborator in response to Israel’s complaints about honoring such individuals. Bohdan Bilinsky, associate professor of Building Structures and Bridges at the 205-year-old Lviv Polytechnic National University, proposed the honor […]

Academic imprisoned in Iran for two years recalls ‘psychological torture’

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Leading Academic Quits After Showing No School Children Died During The “First Wave” In Sweden

The Facts: A recent article published in The Lancet medical journal explains that PCR tests can be “positive” for up to five times longer than the time an infected person is actually infectious. Reflect On: Why are certain viewpoints, opinions, studies, scientists and doctors being censored and/or ignored for presenting data that completely contradicts what […]

Biden backing away from level of support for Saudis: academic

TEHRAN – An American academic describes the Biden administration’s decision to decrease U.S. support for Saudi Arabia in the war in Yemen as an important step.  “They are backing away from the level of support they’ve shown for Saudi Arabia over the last years. The Biden administration’s decision to withdraw their support from Saudi Arabia’s […]

Why does a U.K. academic spewing antisemitic conspiracies attract eager apologists on the U.S. left?

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ORWELLIAN: YouTube censors all videos from an academic conference on the dangers of censorship

By PatriotRising -February 18, 2021 An academic conference on media censorship and the dangers of free speech infringements online has, ironically, been censored by YouTube. The Google-owned video platform decided to pull all videos from the Critical Media Literacy Conference of the Americas 2020 for violating its “community standards,” which include never saying anything bad about censorship. “At […]

Jewish Academic Claims Anyone Who Doesn’t Share His Preferred Definition Of ‘Antisemitism’ Is ‘Going To Hell’

Lars Fischer, a “prominent” Jewish scholar at University College London, has had a temper tantrum and resigned “in disgust” after the college’s Academic Board demanded the administration rescind its pro-forma adoption of the pro-Zionist IHRA definition of antisemitism: The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance [IHRA] Working Definition, which has been adopted by governments and educational institutions […]

Israel continues to obstruct attempts to create NWFZ: Russian academic

TEHRAN – An associate professor in the Department of Comparative Politics at Russia’s RUDN University says Israel is one of the main obstacles to a “nuclear-weapon-free zone” in the region. “Israel boycotted the conferences for NWFZ in the Middle East (West Asia) and continues to obstruct all attempts to create a nuclear-free zone,” Vladimir Ivanov […]

Academic who fled Iran when charged with visiting Israel accused of sexual abuse

A British-Iranian academic who said that he fled Iran after being sentenced to nine years in jail for collaborating with a hostile government has been accused of sexual abuse by a number of women, the Guardian reported Friday. Four women said they were assaulted by Kameel Ahmady, a social anthropologist studying female genital mutilation and […]

Yad Vashem on Polish libel verdict: Blow to academic freedom in Holocaust research

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Top Chinese Academic Predicts America Will Face British Empire-Style Decline

    In the post-Cold War era, the United States has been the world’s foremost political, economic, and military power, retaining dozens of allies and client states, and the ability to project power across multiple continents. In recent years, however, a group of countries led by China and Russia have sought to challenge this state […]

Academic Study Finds Big Tech Elite Are in Their ‘Own Class’ – Different to Normal Humans

An academic study carried out by researchers in the U.S. and Germany has found that Big Tech elites are completely different to normal humans living on the planet, and can be placed in their own exclusive class. “Our research contributes to closing a research gap in societies with rising inequalities,” note the authors of the study from […]

Academic Study Finds Big-Tech Elites Are In Their ‘Own Class’, Different To Rest Of Humanity

Approximately 1.5 billion face masks are expected to be dumped into the sea in just one year, according to an environmental group monitoring the level of pollution in the world’s oceans. A report by OceansAsia concluded that the vast number of disposable masks will further contaminate the oceans with harmful plastic and damage vulnerable marine ecosystems. […]

Important info from a Cardiologist: “Academic medicine is committing a fraud” with the Big Lie about HCQ (MUST-WATCH/SHARE 2-minute video)

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Who Is Harming Palestinian Academic Freedom?

A Palestinian man shops ahead of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the West Bank city of Ramallah, April 22, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Mohamad Torokman. Not in Kansas Anymore: Academic Freedom in Palestinian Universities, by Cary Nelson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020) […]

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