To the editor: Wearing a mask, as some Americans insist is their right to refuse to do, is less of a bother than wearing a bra or probably a jock strap. (“Americans are obsessed with ‘rights.’ In the pandemic, that’s killing us,” Opinion, July 2) … [Read more...] about Letters to the Editor: Comfortable clothing isn’t your right as an American. Just put on a mask
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To the editor: The example used by Slayton to illustrate his premise that religious fundamentalists deny science — a friend’s second-grade admonishment many years ago on fossils and evolution — is a generalization that is both incorrect and offensive. … [Read more...] about Letters to the Editor: Ronald Reagan’s presidency was one of the most destructive in U.S. history
"This is a gross violation of academic freedom for Dr. Peris and his students," the undergrad wrote in a letter to the UCLA Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion on Wednesday. "Honest classroom discussions end where infringement on academic freedom begins." … [Read more...] about White UCLA professor under investigation after reading MLK’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’
The Education Department called UCLA’s disciplinary actions against Peris inconsistent with the school’s “Faculty Code of Conduct,” which claims “to guarantee its faculty the right to free inquiry and exchange of ideas; the right to present controversial material relevant to a course of instruction; and the enjoyment of constitutionally protected freedom and expression.” … [Read more...] about UCLA’s targeting of professor who used N-word while quoting MLK sparks Education Department warning
Until now. One year after Epstein’s high-profile arrest—and his subsequent suicide—prosecutors may finally be closing in on the billionaire pedophile’s alleged network of enablers and fellow abusers. On Thursday, Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein’s former girlfriend and alleged madam, was arrested and charged with assisting, facilitating, and contributing to the abuse of minor girls as young as 14, as well as lying under oath. The British heiress had been laying low ever since Epstein’s arrest while battling efforts to unseal court records. But the FBI had been keeping an eye on her all along, and nabbed her at a “gorgeous residence” in rural New Hampshire that she purchased through an LLC in December 2019. Maxwell now faces decades in prison if convicted. … [Read more...] about A Year After Epstein’s Arrest, Will Victims Finally Get Justice?