Day: February 21, 2022

An ethnic studies expert explains why schoolbooks need replacing — and why cultural relevance matters – Las Cruces Sun-News

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Alicia Inez Guzmán  |  Searchlight New MexicoThis story was originally published by Searchlight New Mexico.At a young age, Dulcinea Lara observed two very different realities: a well-funded school in a Midwest college town and a poorer school in rural southern New Mexico, where many were, like herself, students…

Opinion | High-profile GOP governors are losing popularity. Democrats should take note. – The Washington Post

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Democrats are getting some tough love. Pollsters, analysts and campaign leaders are telling them they have overreached and ignored the legitimate cultural concerns of voters. Less has been said about Republicans, who will have the wind at their backs in the midterm elections, which have historically lifted the…

A general’s explanation of ‘critical military theory’ is short on substance and dead wrong on diversity – Task & Purpose

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Retired Marine Lt. Gen. Gregory Newbold’s recent commentary seeks to emphasize the importance of having a military consistently focused on lethality. He highlights that to win wars, both military and civilian leadership must place lethality as the top priority — lethality does win battles and stymies gratuitous loss…

New Poll Shows Virginians Disapprove of Governor Youngkin and Strongly Reject His Far-Right Agenda – Blue Virginia

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From the Democratic Party of Virginia, regarding this morning’s poll by the Wason Center at Christopher Newport University. Another Major Blow for The Youngkin Administration Richmond, VA — Today, the Wason Center, an “A”-rated pollster, released a poll showing a majority of Virginians strongly disapprove of the far-right agenda of Governor…

Op-Ed: California’s path to Race Marxism is a cautionary tale – The Center Square

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California politicians and activists for many years have been aggressively proselytizing a race-centric dogma in much of the state’s public affairs, which has transformed public education. Instead of aspiring to excellence in education, or even proficiency in reading and math, California has embraced Race Marxism, commonly referred to…

Opinion | From abortion to education, Republicans want to turn back the clock to the 1950s – The Washington Post

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Whether we’re in good times or bad, crisis or quiescence, politicians of both parties always say we’re in a transformative moment, full of possibility for the future. But right now, only one party is really acting like it. Democrats are putting out fires, while Republicans are aggressively moving…