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The Dutch Academy vs. The Heretic
FrontPage, by Bruce Bawer

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Posted By:Judy W., 12/5/2013 11:52:45 AM

The leftward tilt of American universities is a nightmare. But at least American college students have places to turn to – groups like the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, and websites like Minding the Campus – when things get blatantly unjust or just plain unbearable. But what can college students in a country like the Netherlands do when they want to push back against professorial PC? Meet Yernaz Ramautarsing. Born in the former Dutch colony of Surinam in 1987, he was raised in Amsterdam – and grew up into a political junkie and a solid left-winger. “I was terribly left-wing,”

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This is wonderfully heartwarming. What a guy!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: RightShoe, 12/5/2013 12:16:42 PM     (No. 9641477)

Yernaz has since called UvA “a safe environment for the establishment’s shoeshine boys.”

This quote alone makes the article worth reading!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kendet1946, 12/5/2013 12:33:33 PM     (No. 9641495)

Examples like him, David Horowitz, Alicia Colon, and others prove that genuinely independent thinkers on the left can become conservatives when given the truth

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