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If You Want To Defund Something, Start With Higher Education
In this recent piece in The Federalist, Scott Shepard applies the FEP’s expertise in fighting viewpoint discrimination to higher education.
Justin Danhof is applauding the Trader Joe’s grocery chain, calling it “amazing” for standing up against cancel culture.
Justin lauded the grocer for being a “rare example” of a company willing to stand up to woke activists who want to impose their political agenda on the rest of America.
If you’re an average, law-abiding American who tries to live a colorblind life in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, it’s healthy to “recognize that you’ll be called a racist monster regardless” of what you do, suggests Scott Shepard.
BEZOS ADMITTED A PROBLEM, BUT FEP ALREADY GAVE HIM THE SOLUTION
GENUINE OBJECTIVITY COULD SAVE SOME NEWS INDUSTRY PLAYERS
In his weekly column at Townhall Finance, Scott points out that many mainstream media outlets are moving so far to the left as to lose their historical relevance completely. For example, the New York Times employee union has demanded that within five years the Times’ workforce reflects the demographics of New York City’s population: a quarter black and half “of color.” This would almost surely mean a complete moratorium on hiring whites and perhaps firing people solely because of their race – which is both unconstitutional and unbelievably racist.
After Labor Department’s Wise Move, Time To Hold Public Pension Fund Managers To A Return-Maximization Standard As Well
In his weekly column at Townhall Finance, Scott congratulated the Department of Labor on its proposed rule that would forbid private pension managers from investing based on their personal politics and suggested how government-employee pensioners, workers, and even taxpayers could do the same for public pensions in some states.
MORE TRANSPARENCY FOR INVESTMENT IN COMMUNIST CHINA
A group of nearly 250 prominent conservatives, former government officials, former military officers, and concerned citizens have signed a letter to Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia, asking that a proposed rule be enhanced to ensure that all assets held by private retirement funds “are fully transparent consistent with the laws of the United States.”
White House Seeks Crackdown on
U.S.-Listed Chinese Firms
Chinese companies with shares traded on U.S. stock exchanges would be forced to give up their listings unless they comply with U.S. audit requirements under a plan recommended by the Trump administration.
The administration is working to protect American investors by making sure that Chinese companies have to abide by the same transparency rules as are applied to other companies listed on American exchanges.
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