States Banning Critical Race Theory in Government Add UpEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

A growing number of states are passing laws prohibiting inculcation of the quasi-Marxist Critical Race Theory (CRT) in schools and other government institutions in response to mounting opposition to the ideology. Governors of Tennessee, Idaho, Arkansas, and Oklahoma have already signed anti-CRT bills. In Texas, Arizona, and Iowa, similar bills are awaiting signatures from their governors. North Carolina and Utah have passed anti-CRT bills in one legislative chamber so far. Lawmakers in several more states proposed such bills, but haven’t had much success pushing them through. CRT redefines human history as a struggle between “oppressors” (white people) and the “oppressed” (everybody else), similarly to Marxism’s reduction of history to a struggle between the “bourgeois” and the “proletariat.” It labels institutions that emerged in majority-white societies as racist and “white supremacist.” It has gradually proliferated in recent decades from academia to government structures, school systems, and the corporate world. Proponents of CRT have argued that the …Read More

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