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Evergreen Protests of 2016-2017: The Bibliography: September - December 2018

Articles September 2018

Davis, Glyn.  "Special pleading: free speech and Australian universities".  The Conversation.  14 December, 2018.

A long essay responding to a national discussion in Australia about free speech at universities.  The author reviews evidence, and concludes that ". . . to date those asserting a crisis have provided no systematic evidence of a meaningful, sustained and growing threat to free speech on campus" in Australia.  

Evergreen angle:  

"The free speech controversy relies heavily on American examples, with the implication that Australia is, or will, travel down the same path.

The dependence on US material is striking. The 2017 Audit of Free Speech on Australian Campuses by the Institute of Public Affairs  opens its discussion of “substantial hostility to free speech” not with Australian content but with American cases – Middlebury College, Evergreen State College, and widely reported clashes at the University of California Berkeley over an appearance by “conservative provocateur” Milo Yiannopoulous."

Fuller, David.  "From Evergreen to the Intellectual Dark Web, Heather Heying".  Rebel Wisdom.  14 December, 2018.

Sabes, Adam.  "EXCLUSIVE: Former Evergreen State provost says UNC grading strike could cause 'significant harm'".  Campus Reform.  12 December, 2018.

Fuller, David.  "Inside the Intellectual Dark Web:  Eric Weinstein".  Rebel Wisdom.  12 December, 2018.

Ortagus, Morgan et al.  "Journalists Named TIME's Person of the Year; Oscars Considers Using No Host This Year; NASA to Prove Moon Landing to Steph Curry".  The Five [Fox News]. NewsBank.  11 December, 2018.

Scarry, Eddie.  "Nimesh Patel learned nothing from getting kicked off stage by Columbia University students faking victimhood".  The Washington Examiner.  10 December, 2018.

Turley, Johathon.  "Evergreen College Faculty Seek To Ban The Use Of “Covenant” As A Term Of “Cultural Genocide”  jonathonturley.org, 6 December, 2017.

Saad, Gad.  "My Chat With Evolutionary Biologist Heather Heying".  The SAAD Truth.  6 December, 2018.

Patrick, John.  "Infamous university bans the word 'covenant,' citing 'cultural genocide'".  Washington Examiner.  6 December, 2018.

Lehrman Bloch, Karen.  "Hope for a Radical Middle".  Jewish Journal.  5 December, 2018.

Ciccotta, Tom.  "Evergreen State Faculty Vote to Ban Word ‘Covenant’ Due to ‘Cultural Genocide’".  Breitbart.  4 December, 2018.

Kabbany, Jeffinfer.  "Evergreen State faculty to vote to ban word ‘covenant,’ says term reflects ‘cultural genocide’".  The College Fix.  4 December, 2018 (corrected Dec 5)..

Denton, Bethany and Posey Gruener.  "A liberal education in Evergreen's College bubble".  KNKX.  28 November, 2018.

Lukaianoff, Greg.  "Students at Williams College Demand Freedom from Speech".  Ricochet.  26 November, 2018.

Rantz, Jacob.  "Rantz: Evergreen students aim to disarm cops, want ‘sanctuary campus’ and ‘fun’ instead".  MyNorthwest.com.  26 November, 2018.

Daniel.  "IWW demands go unfulfilled:  Local Gen Ed Union launches phone-zap campaign".  The Cooper Point Journal.  26 November, 2018.

Mcdonald, Ben.  "Student protesters: Armed police 'endangers many'".  Campus Reform.  21 November, 2018.

Rubin, David.  "Bret Weinstein: Life After Evergreen, Evolutionary Biology, and Gender".  The Rubin Report.  20, November, 2018.

Rogan, Joe.  "Joe Rogan - Why Jordan Peterson & Bret Weinstein Were Targeted".  JRE Clips.  17 November, 2018.

Spegman, Abby.  " Here’s what Evergreen is doing to turn its reputation and enrollment woes around".  The Olympian.'  16 November, 2018.

Hunt, Forest and Daniel Vogel.  "“Profs Not Cops”:  Community protests planned police hiring".  The Cooper Point Journal.  14 November, 2018.

Kabbany, Jennifer.  "Progressives attacked these 13 professors when they went afoul of Leftist dogma".  The College Fix.  12 November, 2018.

Lester, Amelia.  "The Voice of the 'Intellectual Dark Web'".  Politico.  11 November, 2018.

Soh, Debra.  "Academic Mobbing with Jonathan Haidt, Bret Weinstein & Rebecca Tuvel.IDW News.  9 November, 2018.

Hunt, Forest.  "Rifles on Campus:  Community & Campus Responds".  The Cooper Point Journal.  31 October, 2018.

Young, Cathy.  "The silencing of speech on campus".  Newsday.  25 October, 2018.

Sloan, Connor.  "Stanger and Callanan Talk Murray at Princeton".  The Middlebury Campus.  25 October, 2018.

Collison, Tommy.  "The rise of Jordan Peterson and the intellectual dark web".  The Independent (Ireland),  25 October, 2018

Kabbany, Jennifer.  "Black Evergreen State professor who yelled at white peers has new message: ‘F*** your civility’".  The College Fix..  22 October, 2018.

Mullen, Gretchen.  "Naima Lowe, Made Famous by Viral Video from Evergreen College, Breaks Silence".  Skeptic Review.  21 October, 2018.

Albrechtsen, Janet.  "Meet the frontrunners in a sinister race to the bottom".  The Australian.  20 October, 2018.  Opinion. (Full text for Evergreen users)

Albrechtsen critiques the "inanity of identity politics", with Elizabeth Warren a main target.

Evergreen angle:

"Bret Weinstein, the former professor of biology at Evergreen State College in Washington state, once described himself as "deeply progressive". The man who voted for Bernie Sanders and supported Occupy Wall Street was a natural fit at Evergreen, one of the most left-liberal colleges in the US - until the day he disagreed with campus orthodoxy. When Evergreen hosted an inversion of its "Day of Absence" and told white people to stay at home, Weinstein called it out as racism. His own side turned on him so swiftly and violently, he was forced to leave the college he had taught at for 14 years.

Weinstein found an intellectual home among free thinkers such as Jonathan Haidt, another left-liberal in the US pushing against this regressive tide of identity politics."

Blackford, Russell.  The Tyranny of Opinion: Conformity and the Future of Liberalism.  Bloomsbury Academic.  18 October, 2018.

Blackford devotes a couple of pages to Bret Weinstein at Evergreen.  While very limited in scope, this is one of the more accurate and nuanced discussions.

Spiliakos, Peter.  "The Calvinball World of Elite White Liberals".  National Review.  18 October, 2018.

Payne, Daniel.  "Evergreen State College enrollment numbers slightly better than administration predicted".  The College Fix.  18 October, 2018.

Hunt, Forest.  "Police services have AR-15 rifles:  President Bridges quietly approved purchase in 2017" The Cooper Point Journal.  17 October, 2018.

Lowe, Naima.  "I fought academia’s cult of civility and all I got was this lousy PTSD diagnosis".  Medium.  15 October, 2018.

Pakman, David.  "How the Intellectual Dark Web Works."  The David Pakman Show.  11 October, 2018.

Sommer, Will.  "Intellectual Dark Web Frays After Jordan Peterson Tweets Critically About Brett Kavanaugh".  The Daily Beast.  11 October, 2018.

"What the ‘Grievance Studies’ Hoax Means".  The Chronicle of Higher Education.  9 October, 2018.

Phillips, Nicholas.  "How Postmodernism Breeds Conflict".  The National Review.  4 October, 2018.

Rozner, Gideon.  "Inside the Intellectual Dark Web".  IPA Review, 70 (3), pp  6-11.  October, 2018.

Weinstein appears as a minor figure in this wide-ranging review of the self-styled IDW.  The one sentence on Evergreen is limited to the Day of Absence, saying that Weinstein's position on campus "became untenable" as a result.

Wood, Peter.  "Angri-culture and Disagreement".  Testimony to the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, Hearing on Intellectual Freedom in the United States, September 27, 2018.  27 September, 2018.

Logan, Stanley.  "Evergreen boosts Thurston County’s economy, even as its enrollment declines".   The Olympian.  22 September, 2018.

Beck, Glenn.  Addicted to Outrage: How Thinking Like a Recovering Addict Can Heal the Country.  Threshold Editions/Mecury Radio Arts.  New York.  18, September, 2018.

Heying, Heather.  "Justice Department Forum on Free Speech on College Campuses, Part 2".  C-SPAN.  17 September, 2018. (Heying's comments being at about 23:00).

Heying, Heather.  "Some Things That Evergreen Could Not Take Away".  Medium.  16 September, 2018.

Astle, Julian.  "LOOKING FOR ENLIGHTENMENT ON THE INTELLECTUAL DARK WEB".  RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce).  14 September, 2018.

"Speak Freely: Lessons from Middlebury and Evergreen State".   James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions.  14 September, 2018.

Khan, Haydar.  "Set Theory of the Left".  CounterPunch.   14 September, 2018. 

Parke, Caleb.  "Evergreen State apologizes for using taxpayer funds to protest family farm".  Fox News, 14 September, 2018.

Herzog, Katie.  "Why Liberal Arts Schools Like Evergreen Would Benefit from Conservative Professors".  The Stranger.  13 September, 2018.

Parke, Caleb.  "Evergreen State sees 'catastrophic' drop in enrollment after social justice meltdown".  Fox News.  12 September, 2018.

Ciccota, Tom.  "Evergreen Freshman Enrollment Down Almost 50 Percent to 350 Students".  Breitbart.  12 September, 2018.

Carlson, Tucker.  "New Enrollment Down at Evergreen State CollegeFox News:  Tucker Carlson Tonight.   11 September, 2018.

Berlatsky, Noah. "'The Coddling of the American Mind' is Sort of Brainless".  Pacific Standard.   11 September, 2018.

College Fix Staff.  "Evergreen State College freshmen enrollment drops to 300 students, professor says". The College Fix.  11 September, 2018.

Zanotti, Emily.  "Get Woke, Go Broke:  Evergreen State College is Down to 300 New EnrollmentsDaily Wire.  11 September, 2018.

Sexton, John.  "Evergreen State College Professor: Freshmen Enrollment Down To 300 Students".  Hot Air.  10 September, 2018.

Paros, Mike.  "Update:  The Evergreen State College". The Heterodox Academy.  10 September, 2018.

Haidt, Jonathan.  "Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces, and the Coddling of the American Mind."  Interviewed by Demetri Kofinas.  Hidden Forces, 9 September, 2018.

Roth, Michael S.  "Have Parents Made Their Kids Too Fragile for the Rough-and-Tumble of Life?".  Washington Post.  7 September, 2018. (Paywall)  Full text for Evergreen Library Users.

Payne, Daniel.  "Evergreen State profs used school resources to attend protest; president apologizes".  The College Fix.  5 September,, 2018.

Lukianoff, Greg and Jonathan Haidt.  The Coddling of the American Mind:  How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure.  Penguin Press,  2018.  (4 September).

Sexton, John.  "Evergreen State College President Apologizes For Professors Who Used State Vehicles To Shuttle Students To A Protest".  Hot Air.  4 September, 2018.

"VIDEO: Evergreen State College staff disciplined for misusing school resources".  KIRO7.  2 September, 2018

Lesh, Matthew.  "Is Safetyism Destroying a Generation?".  Quillette.  2 September, 2018

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