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Pro-colonialism paper outcry prompts author to ‘request withdrawal’

Half the editorial board of the journal Third World Quarterly have resigned after an outcry over an article arguing in favour of colonialism, with the author then “requesting the withdrawal” of the essay.

American colleges say they’ll fight for Dreamers after Trump’s decision

As the president of LaGuardia Community College, Gail Mellow spent years encouraging the hundreds of undocumented students on her school’s Queens campus to sign up for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

US universities ban white nationalist Richard Spencer from campus

Three US universities have blocked planned appearances on their campuses by the white supremacist Richard Spencer as disgust over far-right violence in Charlottesville prompts institutions to take a stronger stance.