Posts Tagged ‘theory’

From Systems Theory to Action

(Photo: FridaysForFuture/Flickr/cc) At this time ecological thinkers are emphasizing systems, especially as these are defined by systems theory.  This interdiscipline is a life-saving departure from traditional reductionist methods in science but has yet to be made relevant to people’s individual everyday conduct.  The objective of this essay is to develop the notion of systems to […]

Paranthropus “Nutcracker” Teeth Theory Debunked in New Study

Living approximately between 2.6 million years ago and 0.6 million years ago, the  Paranthropus genus is closely related to our genus,  Homo sapiens , serving as a long-standing close fossil relative to our species. They lived from the end of the Pliocene to the Middle Pleistocene, and both these genera are believed to have evolved from […]

Coronavirus and the Terrain Theory

“Germs seek their natural habitat – diseased tissue – rather than being the cause of diseased tissue.” -Antoine Béchamp Germs or bacteria have no influence, whatsoever, on live cells. Germs or microbes flourish as scavengers at the site of disease. They are just living on the unprocessed metabolic waste and diseased, malnourished, nonresistant tissue in […]

Rethinking the Critical Race Theory Debate

Above Photo: Harvard Law School professor Derrick Bell (C) walking w. a group of law students on campus after taking a voluntary unpaid leave of absence to protest the law school’s practice of not granting tenure to minority women professors. Steve Liss / Time Life Pictures. The Conspicuous Absence of Derrick Bell. Bell levels a […]

Study of Chimpanzee Tool Use Debunks “Chimps in Stone Age” Theory

You’ve probably heard some hip podcaster like Joe Rogan, or watched that  National Geographic YouTube  video, about a chimpanzee spear-fishing. Rogan, along with an alarming number of scientists, claim things like “Chimps are now in the Stone Age.” However, the idea that chimpanzee tool use is on a par with that of Stone Age humans […]

What Is Critical Race Theory, And Why Is It Under Attack?

Is “critical race theory” a way of understanding how American racism has shaped public policy, or a divisive discourse that pits people of color against white people? Liberals and conservatives are in sharp disagreement. The topic has exploded in the public arena this spring—especially in K-12, where numerous state legislatures are debating bills seeking to ban its […]

China Refuses WHO Plan To Probe COVID-19 Lab Origin Theory

BEIJING (AP) — China cannot accept the World Health Organization’s plan for the second phase of a study into the origins of COVID-19, a senior Chinese health official said Thursday. Zeng Yixin, the vice minister of the National Health Commission, said he was “rather taken aback” that the plan includes further investigation of the theory […]

Columbia University President: ‘Critical Race Theory’ is ‘Urgent and Necessary’

Renegade Editor’s Note: As a brief background note, Eric Holder was a freshman at Columbia in 1970 when he joined with SAAS, a Black Power group, to conduct an armed takeover of an abandoned ROTC building on campus. Columbia met the demands of the terrorists and renamed the building the Malcolm X Lounge. The point […]

South Africa — The First Country Built on “Critical Race Theory” — Officially Implodes

South Africa is disintegrating. After the jailing of Jacob Zuma, supporters of the former president took to the streets, ostensibly to protest but actually to simply plunder at will. The official death toll already runs into the dozens, but in a country as violent as South Africa (57 murders a day) the real toll will […]

The QAnon Conspiracy Theory Inevitably Turns On Evangelicals

The spread of the QAnon conspiracy theory, which alleges that a secret cabal of satanic cannibalistic pedophiles rules the world and has long used its power and influence to freely murder and traffic children, has reached deep into the white evangelical community in recent years. While such allegations have usually been leveled against Democratic politicians […]

Trump Slams Critical Race Theory in Schools: ‘1776 Not 1619’

A topic heavily weighed and discussed during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) was Critical Race Theory (CRT) — what it is and how to fight it. Former President Donald Trump during his final speech at CPAC condemned the ideology and warned of indoctrination in schools. He specifically slammed New York Times writer and recent tenured Howard […]

The right wing is pumping out critical race theory attacks to boost its propaganda war on public education

“No one deserves the school I went to,” says Celia Gottlieb. Gottlieb is currently enrolled in Middlebury College and working as an intern with New York University’s Metro Center, but she is talking about the high school she attended in Highland, New York, a small community in the Lower Hudson River Valley region of the […]

Over 5,000 Teachers Sign Pledge to Defy Anti-Critical Race Theory Laws

More than 5,000 teachers have signed onto a pledge at the Zinn Education Project that states they vow to teach their students the concepts of Critical Race Theory (CRT), even where it is banned by law. Far-Left teachers unions are prepared to ram Critical Race Theory propaganda into the minds of students while targeting those […]

Arizona Gov. Ducey Signs Bill Banning Teaching of Critical Race Theory

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) has signed a bill banning the teaching of critical race theory in schools across the state. According to an online statement released by Ducey’s office, the legislation, House Bill 2906, “prohibits the state and any local governments from requiring their employees to engage in orientation, training or therapy that suggest […]

Joel Pollak to Hannity: ‘Elites Are Embracing Critical Race Theory Because It Allows Them to Maintain Their Power’

White elites use critical race theory for self-aggrandizement, Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Joel Pollak said on Friday’s edition of the Sean Hannity Show. Pollak said white elites hype “white supremacy” and “white privilege” to cast themselves as the sole agents of possible salvation from these supposed phenomena. “Elites love critical race theory because it makes […]

The Federalist: Andrew Breitbart Revealed Obama’s Ties to Critical Race Theory 9 Years Ago

Breitbart News founder Andrew Breitbart revealed the links between then-President Barack Obama and Critical Race Theory guru Derrick Bell nine years ago, but the media tried to bury the story, writes Gabe Kaminsky of The Federalist. Critical Race Theory is the idea that America’s institutions have been “systemically” racist since the Founding in a way […]

CNN: ‘Panic’ over Critical Race Theory Because White People ‘Afraid They Might Be Complicit in Racism’

CNN has found an explanation for what it calls the nationwide “panic” over Critical Race Theory: white people are “afraid that they might be complicit in racism” and that they will be “blamed for their ancestors’ crimes,” the network reported Tuesday. CNN has been defending Critical Race Theory for nearly a decade, ever since Andrew […]

Critical Race Theory Proponent Ibram X. Kendi to Speak at Teachers’ Union Conference

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) will feature Critical Race Theory champion Ibram X. Kendi Wednesday during its biennial TEACH (Together Educating America’s Children) professional development conference. Kendi, the author of Antiracist Baby, has received the backing of the Biden Education Department. Ibram X. Kendi is scheduled to speak Wednesday at the American Federation of Teachers’ TEACH […]

America’s Biggest Teachers Union To Promote Critical Race Theory in ALL 50 States

America’s biggest teachers union has announced plans to roll out the far-left “critical race theory” (CRT) across all 50 states in America. CRT was originally devised by the Obama administration and was used to force federal employees to attend workshops that focus on “white privilege” and “micro-aggressions.” The racist, anti-white program was then picked up […]

Right Wing Round-Up: Weaponizing Critical Race Theory

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Critical Race Theory ‘Ground Zero’: Republican Glenn Youngkin Rallies Parents in Loudoun County, Virginia

ASHBURN, Virginia — Republican Glenn Youngkin, who is running for governor, announced Wednesday night the opening phase of his proposed education plan in Loudoun County, a location he described as “ground zero” for Critical Race Theory (CRT). Youngkin rolled out the first of what he said would be three phases of his plan to a […]

Critical Race Theory ‘Ground Zero’: Republican Glenn Youngkin Rallies Parents in Loudoun County, Virginia

ASHBURN, Virginia — Republican Glenn Youngkin, who is running for governor, announced Wednesday night the opening phase of his proposed education plan in Loudoun County, a location he described as “ground zero” for Critical Race Theory (CRT). Youngkin rolled out the first of what he said would be three phases of his plan to a […]

Clay Clark: The Man Behind the Massive Conspiracy Theory Rallies Happening Around the Country

Earlier this month, thousands of right-wing activists gathered in Tampa, Florida, for a “Restore America” rally that featured a cavalcade of election, COVID-19, and QAnon conspiracy theorists as speakers. Hosted by right-wing pastor and ardent conspiracy theorist Rodney Howard-Browne at his The River Church, one of the key speakers at the event was MyPillow CEO […]

British doctor Peter Daszak who tried to gag Wuhan lab leak theory is FIRED from UN commission investigating COVID after he was exposed for organizing letter denying leak claim in The Lancet medical journal

The British scientist’s profile on commission website now shows him as recused Daszak is president of New York-based EcoHealth Alliance, a medical nonprofit Earlier this month, it emerged he’d organized a letter co-signed by scientists and published in prestigious medical journal The Lancet denouncing lab leak theory Daszak did so despite having strong professional ties […]

US Media Give New Respect To Lab Leak Theory

Above Photo: Julia Zyablova. Though Evidence Is As Lacking As Ever. While many Western media outlets (e.g., NBC, 5/4/20; BBC, 4/26/20) reported on the evidence-free speculations surrounding a potential lab leak of the SARS-CoV-2 virus from the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) in China’s Hubei province last year (FAIR.org, 4/17/20), it has never enjoyed as much mainstream credibility as it […]

Wuhan Lab Scientist Danielle Anderson Gives Her Take On Coronavirus Leak Theory

A scientist who worked at the Wuhan Institute of Virology before the pandemic downplayed the chance that the coronavirus leaked from there. Danielle Anderson, an Australian virologist, told Bloomberg Sunday that the virus probably emerged from a natural source but wasn’t “naive enough” to entirely dismiss the possibility of a lab accident. Anderson appeared to respond […]

Pat Robertson Says Critical Race Theory ‘Is a Monstrous Evil’

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Gen. Milley: Military Must Read Critical Race Theory to Understand The ‘White Rage’ That Led to Jan 6

Army General Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Wednesday that the military needs to read critical race theory in order to understand the “white rage” that led to January 6th. Mark Milley, Chairman of the JCS, says the military reads Critical Race Theory because they need to understand the “white […]

Right Wing Round-Up: Oedipal Race Theory

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‘Lean into the culture war’: House conservatives push fight against critical race theory

“We believe that individuals should be judged based on the contents of their character, not their skin. And we believe that America’s institutions should be colorblind, just as our Constitution is colorblind,” states the memo, obtained by POLITICO. “This is the same vision shared by civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr.” And if it […]

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