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Life’s Hard for Students Who Spend Time on SJW Stuff

In this Reason article, Robby Soave writes about the plight of leftist students who are suffering mental and physical problems because they can’t handle the combination of activism and coursework.

Does one really need a college degree to be a Social Justice Warrior? Why not drop out and just focus on your passion of hectoring people about how they must save the plant, celebrate diversity, elect Bernie or Hillary, etc?

The solution is obvious: colleges that want to attract this kind of student should dispense with actual courses and just award credits for activism and “service.”


George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.


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