College Campuses

Recent Incidents of Hate Speech Highlight Need to Protect Campus Communities

Free speech is essential to democracy, but many college campuses are faced with a debate on whether they will continue to support free speech over fighting for inclusive, safe environments for all. Several incidents of hate speech over recent months … Continued

Kevin DeAnna Walks Away From YWC

Last week Kevin DeAnna, the founder of Youth for Western Civilization (YWC), announced that he is leaving the group. Since its introduction into the conservative movement in 2009, YWC has been widely criticized for its associations with white nationalists and … Continued

Our Universities Should Be “Sanctuary Zones,” Not Enforcement Agencies

Every person deserves the right to the pursuit of knowledge. Academic institutions should not be places where bigotry and racism are endorsed. Yet nativist ideologies and organizations continue to pave a legislative and ideological path which restricts education to some. … Continued

White Nationalists Seek Inroads to College Campuses

With an economic recession that isn’t letting up for most people, the average American is dealing will a lot of stress and uncertainty in their daily lives. It’s sometimes difficult to know who or what is to blame. There is … Continued

Immigration

Youth for Western Civilization: a National Conference of Old Hatred

by Michael Dranove The growth of Youth for Western Civilization (YWC) may have been stunted when in 2007 their then vice president, Marcus Epstein, plead guilty to a class 6 felony hate crime, as such leadership would make any rational … Continued

Immigration

Submit Inspirational Stories of Campus Action to Imagine 2050!

In the midst of the most draconian anti-immigrant legislation introduced in the US since the Immigration Act of 1924, opposing forces are seeking to determine the outcome of these divisive legislative battles. Meanwhile, people’s lives are on the line. Students … Continued

Immigration

Controversial campus organization collaborates with anti-immigrant leaders

Two weeks ago, at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Youth for Western Civilization hosted a panel titled, “Will Immigration Kill the GOP?” Youth for Western Civilization (YWC) is a group that debuted at CPAC in 2009 and aims to … Continued

Immigration

Xenophobia, Islamophobia and White Nationalism at CPAC 2011

The 2011 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) took place this past weekend in Washington DC. Aside from the usual assembly of conservative leaders, such as Phyllis Schlafly, Newt Gingrich and Andrew Breitbart, there were a number of anti-immigrant activists and … Continued

Immigration

White nationalists converge on day two at CPAC

While many young conservatives waited in long lines to hear Ron Paul speak in the main ballroom of yesterday’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), another event, ‘Will Immigration Kill the GOP,’ was drawing a crowd of its own. The seminar … Continued