Category Archive: Government-supported “higher education”

Oct 04

Remember that professor who mocked academia by publishing preposterous joke “studies” in peer-reviewed journals? He is now being fired by Portland State University

Contemporary higher education is suffering a crisis of legitimacy. Government funding and bias have so corrupted it that larger and larger proportions of society view modern universities as unnecessary overfunded wastelands of government propaganda. A recent Pew Research poll found that only half of all Americans now have a positive view of colleges and universities …

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Oct 03

Worldwide, scientists who disagree with climate doomsday messaging are attacked, fired, defunded and ostracized

Tony Heller documents numerous cases where expert scientists who disagree with governments’ theory of manmade apocalyptic global warming are fired from their positions, stripped of support and funding, and violently attacked. “This is how “consensus” is maintained – through the same thuggery used to silence Galileo hundreds of years ago. A return to the Dark …

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Jul 01

GOVERNMENT-SUPPORTED UNIVERSITIES ARE NOW GENERATING MORE JUNK SCIENCE THAN REAL SCIENCE

Eduardo Franco, a professor of Medicine at the Canadian government’s McGill University, reports that “for the first time in history, scientists and scholars worldwide are publishing more fraudulent and flawed studies than legitimate research—maybe ten times more.” See here. CRISIS IN LEGITIMACY Almost every modern research university is hopelessly dependent and focused on government (especially, …

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Jun 12

Sowell: I’ve never met an economist who advocated a “trickle down theory”

It is one of the most frequent anti-free-market arguments made by pro-government extremists: that libertarian free-market advocates believe in a “trickle down theory” of economics—a notion that easing taxes (“giving tax breaks to the rich” in the words of government trusters) will let some wealth trickle down to the poor. According to legendary economist and …

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Sep 27

Government scientist gives talk on the dangers of climate change to global agriculture; has difficulty naming any global crops that are actually being harmed by climate change

by Dr. Roger I. Roots, founder, Lysander Spooner University On Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, I happened to read an advertisement in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle about a visiting expert professor who would be giving a lecture that very evening. The title of the lecture was: “Visiting lecturer to discuss challenges and opportunities for feeding a …

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May 18

Australian professor fired by government university for global warming skepticism

James Cook University, a public university and the second oldest university in Queensland, Australia, has fired Professor Peter Ridd for climate skepticism and related “misconduct.” See here.

May 08

Anthropologist: modern universities breed conformity rather than intellectual curiosity

Many have wondered why most college professors conform to stereotype: hopelessly closed-minded worshippers of elitist, ‘leftist’ ideology. David Graeber, a professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics and Political Science, suggests in a recent book that the structure and norms of university life breed conformity. Something about the experience of grad school, the …

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May 03

50 year anniversary of “The Population Bomb” hoax

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Paul Ehrlich’s “The Population Bomb.” The book catapulted Ehrlich to superstardom among the world’s scientists, and remains one of the all-time science bestsellers. Yet the past 50 years of knowledge and human development have proven the book to be fundamentally false. See here. “Ehrlich prophesied …

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Apr 26

Pro- Government Extremist Faculty at Montana State University Vote to Deny Research Center named after Government-Critical Koch Brothers

America’s government-supported colleges and universities are temples of government worship and central planning. Almost any American who walks onto a college campus becomes immediately less free. MSU has speech codes and speech “zones.” The faculty at MSU spew a steady stream of pro-government extremist research and sentiment. Their “research” on such matters as campaign-finance policy, …

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Apr 24

Davidson College disinvites renowned anti-government history professor Burton Folsom for being ‘not academic enough’

Buton Folsom is one of America’s premier historians of ingenuity, economics and industry. His books and peer-reviewed articles are read widely. But Folsom takes a decidedly different perspective from most other humanities and social-science professors. His works often criticize regulation and government control. Recently a student group at government-supporting Davidson College (in North Carolina) arranged …

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