It's nonsense like this that leads me to believe that we are already in the midst of a major cultural shift in this country. We've seen the ruling class begin to panic as non-whites increasingly vote Republican, but I also think we're going to see a viable alternative to the legacy university system soon - just as Substack and other online ventures are providing true competition to the legacy media. This week's decision at USC to ban the use of the term "field work" to refer to off-campus research projects because it might somehow somewhere make a black student think of the ancestors toiling in Southern cotton fields is sadly par for the course. The current ruling class will not give up power without a fight, though, even though the more histrionic their arguments get, the less they resonate with their intended audience.

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