The wildest and weirdest things this week in the world of the woke

Nancy Pelosi thanks George Floyd, a leading professor wants to convict America, Netflix doubles down on hateful content, LeBron James wants to hold a hero cop accountable, news organizations lie about the hero cop, top high schools lie to parents in the name of social justice, and a Congresswoman claims climate change is caused by a… Continue reading The wildest and weirdest things this week in the world of the woke

Unprovable accusations: Whatever happened to basic fairness and objectivity?

From Buckingham Palace to The Bachelor, claims of rampant institutional racism abound with no means to verify or resolve them and little ability to mount a defense.  Imagine, for a moment, if we treated real crimes this way... Buckingham Palace is a hotbed of racism.  The Bachelor and Bachelorette exploit rather than protect people of… Continue reading Unprovable accusations: Whatever happened to basic fairness and objectivity?

Math, yes, math, as in adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing, is racist now too

The woke army marches into classrooms with a new guide on “Deconstructing Racism in Mathematics Instruction,” urging teachers to pursue an “ethnomathematics” to return math to its proper “cultural ways of being.”  Once again, a ridiculous 22-year old paper casts a long shadow... “These common practices that perpetuate white supremacy culture create and sustain institutional… Continue reading Math, yes, math, as in adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing, is racist now too

Are we all racists now? An honest question in a world where acronyms, yes acronyms, are suddenly a tool of white supremacy

Acronyms aren’t the only thing, either.  Have you ever been a perfectionist?  Exhibited a sense of urgency?  You might be a white supremacist.  How an absurd paper from 20 years ago still influences concepts of racism today.  Perhaps, it would be easier if they told us what wasn’t racist and we can work from there.… Continue reading Are we all racists now? An honest question in a world where acronyms, yes acronyms, are suddenly a tool of white supremacy