Monthly Archives: March 2021

University researcher: ‘Intelligence is a White man’s mythology’

A graduate assistant at the University of Cincinnati wrote that “intelligence is a White man’s mythology.” The graduate assistant, who has published academic research papers, said that calling females “smart” is “sexist.”

A University of Cincinnati graduate assistant wrote that “intelligence is a White man’s mythology.”

“Stop calling your female colleagues ‘smart,’ or ‘clever,’ or ‘brilliant,’” wrote Mel Andrews, who studies cognition and evolution. “It’s sexist and infantilising… it shouldn’t be surprising to you in 2021 that women are capable of thought.”

“You’re doing the same thing when you describe your Black and Latino students as ‘very bright,’” added Andrews. 

“Intelligence is a White man’s mythology. A phantasmal concept. A non-referring term. Syncategorematic,” she wrote.


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University senate deems US racist and oppressive. Prof who fled Communist country responds forcefully.

Michigan Tech’s university senate, which is composed of faculty and professional staff, recently passed a resolution calling on the university to address “anti-Blackness” and “systemic racism” in its community. Two professors took issue with the resolution, criticizing it for unfairly targeting locals and White people.

The Michigan Technological University Senate passed a resolution in December 2020 that called on the school to denounce and take action against “white supremacy, anti-Blackness, systemic racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, fatphobia, and other oppressive and intolerant behaviors” within the university.

However, two professors have since released individual letters condemning the resolution, stating it pushes a “leftist media narrative” of systemic anti-Black racism.

Jaroslaw Drelich, one professor who publicly opposed the resolution, denounced it for pushing the “leftist media narrative” of systemic anti-Black racism in his own letter. Drelich, who lived under the communist regime in Poland, stated that he “know[s] what systemic discrimination and oppression are” and while “this country and this University have problems … systemic racism is not one of them.”


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Dancing with the dead: Venezuelans turn to desperate measures to survive (Video) (2018)

Venezuela is facing the worst economic crisis in its history. For those who live in the capital Caracas, daily life is about survival. Public services are barely able to function, the welfare state nothing but a distant memory. Violent crime is on the rise, while prisons are full. From the hospital to the morgue and the cemetery, FRANCE 24’s reporters show you the harsh reality of life in Caracas, where extreme poverty means people are turning to desperate measures to get by.

First Non-Muslim European Description of Mecca (1503) / Undercover Adventure of Ludovico di Varthema (Video)

Extracts taken from “The Travels of Ludovico di Varthema” translated by John Winter Jones.

Donald Trump Launches Website to Communicate Online with Supporters

Former President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump launched a new website on Tuesday, which includes new ways to communicate with their supporters.

“President and Mrs. Trump are continually strengthened by the enduring spirit of the American people, and they look forward to staying in touch,” read the announcement from the office of the 45th president of the United States.

The website hosts information about the former president and first lady, but it also features ways to communicate online with the president.

One section encourages supporters to “share your thoughts” with the Trumps.


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An FBI So Corrupt It Lets Mass Shooters Rampage Needs To Go

While the FBI has been failing to stop terrorist attacks by known threats, it has conducted numerous political operations on behalf of Democrats. It’s time to clean house.

The New York Times reported on March 27 that Syrian-born Colorado mass shooter Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa had been on the FBI’s radar before he murdered 10 people in a grocery store.

“The suspect’s identity was previously known to the F.B.I. because he was linked to another individual under investigation by the bureau, according to law enforcement officials,” the Times says.

According to a police affidavit, six days before Alissa shot 10 people to death, he purchased a pistol. That would have required him to pass a federal background check also run by the FBI. It seems the FBI is not very good at this “stopping mass shooters” thing.

This is not an anomaly in the FBI’s history. It in fact appears to be a pattern of negligence. During the Barack Obama presidency, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., grilled FBI Director James Comey about the “known wolf” problem — of 14 Islamist attacks in the U.S. during Obama’s tenure, the FBI had been aware of at least 12 before the violence erupted, and did nothing.


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Venice’s San Marco, a mosaic of spiritual treasure (Video)

The Porta Sant’Alipio Mosaic, c. 1270-75, Basilica San Marco, Venice, an ARCHES video speakers: Dr. Elizabeth Rodini, Andrew Heiskell Arts Director at American Academy in Rome and Dr. Steven Zucker

Great Reset: The Leaders Colluding To Make Us Powerless – Russell Brand (Video)

Silicon Valley representatives – such as former Google CEO Eric Schmidt – are frequent speakers at Davos, pushing the benefits of big tech. But will a world increasingly dominated by technology really be beneficial to everyone? Elites are taking over! Our only hope is to form our own.

Oxford University May Scrap Sheet Music for Being Complicit in ‘White Supremacy’

The University of Oxford is considering proposals that would remove sheet music from its curriculum over woke claims that teaching the Western form of musical notation has roots in “colonialism” and “complicity in white supremacy”.

In response to widespread Black Lives Matter protesters and riots last year in the United Kingdom, music educators at Oxford University have joined the wider iconoclastic movement which has been sweeping through British academia.

The music department at the prestigious and ancient university has seen calls to remove music notation from the curriculum as professors seek to focus less on white European heritage and culture, according to documents seen by The Telegraph.

The woke educators went on to claim that musical notation itself is a “colonialist representational system” that has “complicity to white supremacy”. The claim is similar to leftist pronouncements in America that mathematics is inherently racist.

The Oxford academics went on to pronounce that teaching the piano or conducting orchestras could cause “students of colour great distress” as the skills involved are closely tied to “white European music”.


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‘Whatever You Do, We’re Coming’: Coyotes Heckle Senators at the Border

Biden looked into the cameras during his press conference and said “nothing has changed” at the border. That was a lie. He said most people were being deported. That was a lie. He said the surge in unaccompanied minors at the border is normal. He lied. 

Eighteen Republican senators decided to see for themselves what was happening at the border so they took a little excursion to Texas, visiting several border facilities run by the Border Patrol.

The trip to the border became necessary because the Biden administration has imposed a near-total news blackout on what’s happening there. The administration flunkie who was escorting the senators even asked that the lawmakers delete any pictures, a request echoed by border officials. Not surprisingly, the GOP senators refused to comply.

Indiana Senator Mike Braun described some of what he saw.

Washington Examiner:

Those photos showed children as young as 3 years old jammed into the facilities that Braun described as the worst situation for migrants in 20 years. He earlier provided Secrets with a video of migrants being held by the dozens under a bridge.


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