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No Placating Student Radicals

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From historian Richard Pipes’s account of the 1905 Revolution in Russia, a precursor to the 1917 Revolution that overthrew the Tsar and brought Communism to power:

 

Note well:

Academic work became impossible as institutions of higher learning turned into ‘political clubs’: non-conforming professors and students were subjected to intimidation and harassment. 

We have seen this before. We know how this story ends.

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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