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More on Brooklyn College’s Pro-Bomber Prof

Recently I posted a critique of the campus’s erratic firing and re-hiring of Kristofer Petersen-Overton, who has been accused of supporting Palestinian suicide bombers.

In “What Goes on at Brooklyn College?” Abigail Martin, professor emerita of philosophy at the college, also addresses this imbroglio. Her main concerns are to show that Petersen-Overton, despite his denials, has written “an extraordinary sheet for Palestinian suicide killers” and that more anti-Semitic defamation and bigotry are in the works at the college.

In addition, Martin points out that one-sided advocacy wrongly governed the political-science department’s hasty hiring of Petersen-Overton and that due process was not followed in the hiring or the firing.

Read more.

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