Josh Williams


Ohio Republican education assaults are a travesty, wrapped in unthinking, immature, petty grievance

BY: - May 25, 2023

Ohio boasts cherished, prestigious academic institutions that we rightly take enormous pride in, but now Ohio Republican lawmakers have their culture war sights set on destroying all of it, out of unthinking, immature, petty personal grievance and power politics. For many years, right-wingers have seethed resentfully at the whole bulk of American academia — many […]

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Ohio GOP supports college overhaul bills to create ‘safe space’ for conservatives

BY: - May 19, 2023

Ohio conservatives want “safe spaces” on college campuses, demonstrated by the passing and introduction of controversial legislation meant to overhaul the state’s higher education system. After hours of hearings and hundreds of people giving testimony, Ohio Republican senators passed Senate Bill 83. The bill focuses on what GOP calls “free speech,” banning public universities in Ohio from having […]