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How fainting couch feminism threatens freedom | FACTUAL FEMINIST

How fainting couch feminism threatens freedom | FACTUAL FEMINIST

I have been lecturing on college campuses for more than twenty years. I’ve seen lots of hijinks, but nothing like what is happening today. Safe-space fainting couch feminists are taking over. And their own professors find them scary. That’s coming up next on the factual feminist. Consider what happened to feminist professor Laura Kipnis at Northwestern University. She wrote an essay making light of trigger warnings and safe spacers. Two graduate students found her views “terrifying” and filed Title IX…

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Sexual assault in America: Do we know the true numbers? | FACTUAL FEMINIST

Sexual assault in America: Do we know the true numbers? | FACTUAL FEMINIST

The breathless repetition of exaggerated numbers by the President and by journalists is getting in the way of genuine solutions to the scourge of sexual violence. Coming up next, we check the facts behind the 1-in-5 estimate. The 1-in 5 rape figure comes from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, released in 2011 by the Centers for Disease Control. Newspapers everywhere carried the alarming news: That CDC Survey reported that, in the United States in 2010, approximately 1.3…

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China Intensifies Crackdown on Marxist Student Activists

China Intensifies Crackdown on Marxist Student Activists

GREG WILPERT: It’s The Real News Network and I’m Greg Wilpert, coming to you from Baltimore. Over a dozen Marxist student activists have been arrested in Beijing, China in the past month. This is in addition to about nine student activists who have been arrested between August and October. These student activists were all involved in a solidarity campaign with workers at the Shenzhen Jasic Technology Company who had been involved in a unionization campaign. The students have been organizing…

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