Monthly Archives: September 2016

9/11 and the Universities: The Ideology of ACTA

The mission of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, published on their website, is as “a nonprofit educational organization committed to academic freedom, excellence and accountability on college and university campuses. It supports programs and policies that encourage high … Continue reading

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9/11 and the Universities: The Origins of ACTA

Who is ACTA? The American Council of Trustees and Alumni was one of the leading conservative groups waging attacks on the universities. It had ties to powerful right wing ideologues and funded by their foundations. With their money and power … Continue reading

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9/11 and the Universities: The ACTA Blacklist – Bringing the War Home

Another group to denounce the crack of dissent emerging on college campuses in the aftermath of September 11th was the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, or ACTA. Founded by right wing culture warrior Lynne Cheney, the wife of then … Continue reading

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