Article originally appeared on amac.us.
The viral video making the rounds on social media this week showing a federal judge being shouted down by unruly students at Stanford Law School (with an assist from Tirien Steinbach, the school’s Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) serves as another potent reminder of the hold that militant leftism has on the American university system. But even at Stanford, there are some subtle indications that the woke left’s grip on academia may be beginning to slip.
In February, a group of Stanford professors formally petitioned administrators to stop using a secret and controversial diversity, equity, and inclusion program that permitted students to report on one another. Known as the “Protected Identity Harm” system, the program encouraged students to anonymously report one another for “exhibiting discrimination or bias” – a model that many have likened to Communist Cuba’s authoritarian CDR system …
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