Hostis Publicus

Francesco Parisi, UM Professor
May, 2020
Claim: Rape
Consequence: ruined career, but later won 1.2 million defamation case against accuser
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Mark Herring, Dean of Library Services, Winthrop University
May 2020
Claim: Racism, Xenophobia for publishing an article using the term “Wuhan Virus” in a University journal Against the Grain.
Consequence: Article later retracted and an apology given by the journal for its publication.
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Gordon Klein, Professor UCLA
June 2020
Claim: Racism
Consequence: Forced to take “leave” for refusing to alter his final exam schedule or grading policies for black students during the protests surrounding the killing of George Floyd. 
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Cards Against Humanity
July, 2020
Claim: Toxic Culture, sexism, racism: head writers wanted to add a card that included the phrase “the N-word” to the game.
Consequence: Unspecified
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Brendan Wright, Dark Horse Comics, Editor
June 2020
Claim: Sexual harassment
Consequence: Fired
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Gary Urton, Harvard Professor
June, 2020
Claim: Sexual harassment, seduction
Consequence: leave of absence
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Name: John Muir
Date: July, 2020
Claim: Racism
Consequence: Unknown, but erasure expected
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Walter Block, Professor of Economics, Loyola University New Orleans
July 2020
Claim: Racism
Consequence: One petition circulating to have him fired (600 signatures), another petition circulating to give him a raise (5000 signatures)
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Bari Weiss, NY Times
July, 2020
Claim: Wrongthink
Consequence: Resignation
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Stephen Lamonby, Professor
July, 2020
Claim: spoke too highly of Jews
Consequence: Fired
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Neal Caren, UNC Professor
July, 2020
Claim: Racism, in particular, allowed white people to role play as black people as part of class
Consequence: Pending
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Paul Telegdy, NBC Entertainment Chair
July, 2020
Claim: fostering toxic, homophobic, misogynistic work culture
Consequence: Pending
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Professor Patricia Simon, Marymount Manhattan College
July 2020
Claim: Racism (for allegedly falling asleep during an anti-racism zoom meeting).
Consequence: A petition that garnered 1800 signatures calling for her firing.
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Federalist Society, UC Irvine
July 2020
Claim: Racism, White Supremacy, Anti-LGBTQ (for describing itself as “a group of conservatives and libertarians interested in the current state of the legal order”).
Consequence: School dean apologizes that a post on the school website highlighted the FS (which was requested by the university for all such campus student groups).
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Colorado State University Football
August, 2020
Claim: Racism, not supportive of BLM, insensitive to Covid concerns
Consequence: Suspend all football related activities indefinitely
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Adolph Reed, Black Marxist Scholar
August, 2020
Claim: insufficiently focused on race, as opposed to poverty to explain Black plight
Consequence: cancelled talk
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Robert Frodeman, Professor of Philosophy
August, 2020
Claim: sexism, sexual harassment
Consequence: fired
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Pinterest
August, 2020
Claim: too many white people
Consequence: public penance, hired Black executive to Board
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August, 2020
Daniel Snyder, Owner Cheerleading team for Washington Redskins
Claim: in 2008, Snyder made a separate copy of video of cheerleaders during swimsuit shoot on the beach for his personal pleasure (an accidentally exposed nipple, for instance); also general sexism, unwanted sexual advances,
Consequences: lawsuit pending
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Glossier, Skin Care Company
September, 2020
Claim: Racism.
Consequence: Undetermined
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Drs Without Borders
September, 2020
Claim: Racism, White Savior Complex
Consequence: undetermined
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MOSCAIC SCIENCE MISSION
Sept. 2020
Claim: Sexism (dress code was aimed at curtailing women’s realities)
Consequence: undetermined
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Name: James Bennet, NY Times
July, 2020
Claim: Published politically incorrect op-ed
Consequence: Resignation
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Gary Garrels, SFMA Curator
July, 2020
The Claim: Racism
Consequence: Resignation
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Professor Mike Adams
July, 2020
The Claim: Offensive tweets.
Consequence: Suicide
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Professor Ian Samuel
July, 2020
Claim: Unspecified, but probably partying too hard with students
Consequence: Willful resignation and penance
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Play Penn, Philadelphia
July, 2020
Claim: Racism, insufficient diversity
Consequence: Cancelled Season, public penance
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Millburn High School, NJ, Yearbook Staff
August, 2020
Claim: Microaggresion, promoting symbol of racism. Yearbook included photo of football players waving flag in honor of police killed in action 
Consequence: Public penance by Principal
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Troy Young, Chief Editor, Hearst Publication Empire
July, 2020
Claim: fostering toxic, lewd, and creepy culture
Consequence: Pending
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Professor Charles Negy, UCF
July, 2020
Claim: racist tweets, etc
Consequence: public denunciation and humiliation. Firing pending.
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University of North Carolina, Admin
August, 2020
Claim: Racism (for allowing in-class schooling to resume in Fall)
Consequence: Public shaming, denunciation, demand that “White Faculty” lead a strike
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Christine Bailey, Asst. Coach Girls’ Varsity Basketball
August, 2020
Claim: Racism (for showing lack of support for BLM)
Consequence: Fired
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Lawrence Mead, Professor NYU 
August 2020
Claim: Racism
Consequence: Commentary retracted, call for resignation or firing. Take away: the concept of “assimilation” is racist. Source

Leslie Neal-Boylan, Dean of Nursing U Mass
August 2020
Claim: Racism
Consequence: Fired for an email saying “All Lives Matter”.
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Nathaniel Hiers, Math Professor, U of N. Texas
August 2020
Claim: Racism
Consequence: Fired for making a joke about “microaggressions”.
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Journal of Schenkerian Studies, U of N. Texas
August 2020
Claim: Defending White Supremacy
Consequence: Demands that the journal be shut down because of articles it published arguing that music theory is not white supremacist.
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W.P. Chedester, Campus Chief of Police, U of West Virginia
August 2020
Claim: Racism, White Supremacy for displaying a Blue Lives Matter flag in his office during a zoom meeting.
Consequence: Public Apology and removal of flag. (Some students and teachers are still demanding he be fired).
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Jeb Rubenfeld, Yale Law Professor
August, 2020
Claim: Sexual harassment
Consequence: suspended
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Dell Loy Hansen, Real Salt Lake Soccer Team Owner
August, 2020
Claim: Racism (allegedly used the word “lynch” in front of a player
Consequence: Suspended, investigation pending
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Princeton University
August 2020
Claim: Institutional Racism
Consequence: Open letter signed by 350 faculty and staff making 50 demands
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Complex Networks
August 2020
Claim: Unsafe space for women and minorities.
Consequence: Investigation by a third party to reexamine the claim.
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Professor Nicholas Damask, Scottsdale Community College
August 2020
Claim: Islamophobia
Consequence: Lawsuit filed by a student. Administration apologizes and demands Damask apologize. Lawsuit failed.
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Gregg Patton, Professor USC
August, 2020
Claim: Racism. For describing how Chinese professors use a filler word “nega, nega, nega,” between sentences or thoughts, the same as English speakers might say “that that, that.”
Consequence: suspended
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Professor David Peterson, Skidmore College
September 2020
Claim: Racism (for attending a Blue Lives Matter rally).
Consequence: Students demand he be fired.
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