Salman Rushdie: Universities should be a ‘safe space’ for controversial ideas

Salman Rushdie: Universities should be a ‘safe space’ for controversial ideas

Eric W. Dolan Author Salman Rushdie thinks universities in the United States should stop coddling students. Rushdie described political correctness on U.S. college campuses as nonsense that needed to be “rejected as firmly as possible” while accepting a Chicago Tribune 2015 Literary Award on Saturday. He noted that some Christian students at Duke University refused to

‘It is an outrages’: Illiterate racist trolls greet Obama’s arrival on Facebook with complaints and Trump chants

‘It is an outrages’: Illiterate racist trolls greet Obama’s arrival on Facebook with complaints and Trump chants

Travis Gettys President Barack Obama finally joined Facebook, and he was welcomed to the ubiquitous social media platform by both fans and critics. He invited Facebook users to take a video tour of the White House lawn — and the haters, well, hated that. “Thanks for nothing!” complained Devin Lowrance. “I have a back yard

Texas troopers caught skewing racial profiling data by labeling Hispanics and blacks as white

Texas troopers caught skewing racial profiling data by labeling Hispanics and blacks as white

David Edwards A recent investigation revealed that racial profiling data gathered by the Texas Department of Public Safety could not be trusted because some troopers had been labeling minority drivers as white. KXAN reviewed more than 16 million traffic citation records and found that the ethnicity of the drivers had been incorrectly recorded in a