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A Malevolent Hysteria

In the video below, Janice Fiamengo reports on recent events at the University of Chicago, where Rachel Fulton Brown, a professor of Medieval history, dared to suggest, briefly, that, as a notional group, white men aren’t entirely awful, and that Western civilisation isn’t wholly without merit. The professor has consequently been denounced by her peers as a “fascist white supremacist” and a “violent” menace to the wellbeing of anyone whose skin is heroically brown. And do note the number - 1,300, cited towards the end of the video - the significance of which will, I think, become apparent.

Professor Fulton Brown’s supposedly scandalous and fascistic blog posts can be found herehere, and here