A good friend has recently graduated from, arguably, one of the most left-wing institutions in the country, Evergreen State College in Olympia Washington. While this school clearly provides a number of unique educational opportunities, it seems that its real mission is to promote left-wing radicalism.
Aside from “classes” that actually teach the principles of community organizing and other forms of activism, there is a clear focus on progressive topics such as “social justice”, history deconstruction, power politics, enviro-politics, racial politics, gender politics, etc., etc., etc. All told, this sort of nonsense takes up something like 40% to 50% of their current course catalog, well on the way to overtaking content that actually deals with the development of useful skills (not to mention the real world). Continue reading