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11.)  Disdain for Intellectuals and the Arts
Fascist nations tend to promote and tolerate open hostility to higher education, and academia. It is not uncommon for professors and other academics to be censored or even arrested. Free expression in the arts is openly attacked, and governments often refuse to fund the arts.
Scientists feel stifled by Bush administration: The voice of science is being stifled in the Bush administration, with fewer scientists heard in policy discussions and money for research and advanced training being cut, according to panelists at a national science meeting.
Right-wing pundits are starting to sound like Maoists when describing universities and schools 
Republican legislators beginning the purging of the liberals in Academia
Witch Hunt at UCLA
NEA vows to undo President Bush's education programs
A government scientist, under sharp questioning by a federal panel for his outspoken views on global warming, stood by his view today that the Bush administration's information policies smacked of Nazi Germany.
US Geological Survey latest victim of science suppressed by politics
Some 10,000 US researchers have signed a statement protesting political interference in the scientific process.
Cronyism and corruption isn't just for FEMA or military contracting anymore: Bush's reading program gets an 'A' (for audit)
In a comparison of 34 countries' willingness to understand and accept of the theory of evolution as basic scientific theory, the USA ranked 33rd.
Advocates Say U.S. Bars Many Academics. Government Says It Rarely Uses Law Regarding Those Who 'Espoused Terrorism'
Bush Plans To Sign Bill Limiting College Study Abroad: Gov. Bush to sign bill limiting student and professor study abroad in Cuba, Syria, Iran, North Korea and the Sudan - because we certainly don't need to learn more about those places
Progressive “Witch-Hunt” At American Universities.
“The Bottom Line: Science At NASA Is Disappearing — Fast”.
The scourge of communism in our universities: David Horowitz will save us
"Dangerous" Academics: Right-wing Distortions About Leftist Professors
Bush's new economic plan cuts funding for arts, education
Artists from all over the world are being refused entry to the US on security grounds.
A group of more than 60 top U.S. scientists, including 20 Nobel laureates and several science advisers to past Republican presidents, on Wednesday accused the Bush administration of manipulating and censoring science for political purposes 
Freedom of Repression: New ruling will allow censorship of campus publications
Right-wingers demand a "College Bill of Rights" to protect their promotion of unpopular ideas
'The Republican War on Science' explains how conservatives undermine science by whipping up controversy and manipulating the media. 
Author of "Bush's Brain" placed on No-Fly list, can't get himself removed nor get an explanation as to why he was put on in the first place.
The average student now graduates with three and a half times more debt than ten years ago, but still Washington wants to cut even more student aid.
Budget negotiators to swing ax at education
In a highly unusual use of the USA Patriot Act, which its creators say was designed to prevent terrorist attacks in the United States, The New York Times reports that three artists have been served subpoenas to appear before a federal grand jury June 15

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