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Havel’s Greengrocer Economist

Prof. Daniel Klein, George Mason University economist (Manhattan Institute screenshot)

I often hear from academics who are scared to death to publicly dissent from the woke totalitarian apparatus at their universities. Daniel B. Klein, an economics professor at George Mason University, is a great example of a professor who is unwilling to live by the lies that the professoriat accepts, and is courageous enough to say so in public. Here is a letter he wrote to the president of his university (forgive the unevenness in the alignment; I captured it in a series of screenshots). This, folks, is how you do it:


Hooray for Professor Klein! Principled and courageous! I know there are many more like him out there, both on the left and the right. Let him be an example to you. Stand up! Live not by lies!

about the author

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. A veteran of three decades of magazine and newspaper journalism, he has also written three New York Times bestsellers—Live Not By Lies, The Benedict Option, and The Little Way of Ruthie Lemingas well as Crunchy Cons and How Dante Can Save Your Life. Dreher lives in Baton Rouge, La.

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