Phyllis Beveridge Nissila
Higher education is known to be an engine of political theories. Some of the theories catch fire, if you will, spreading from the academies to the avenues where political and educational ideologies merge to become a double-barrelled force of persuasion and policy.
Some for the good; others not so much.
The popular and recent “Critical Race Theory” (definition below) is one such theory in the worrisome category when one unpacks its core tenets (also below) not only in academia but also as it has bled out onto the streets torn up by riots (as opposed to legal protests), if not expressed in the same terms. Continue reading