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Month: October 2017

Open Letter to University of Florida President Kent Fuchs: No Platform for Fascist Richard Spencer!

Open Letter to University of Florida President Kent Fuchs: No Platform for Fascist Richard Spencer!

President Fuchs: We at the Campus Antifascist Network, a multi-campus, international organization of scholar-activists, are writing to encourage you to revoke your invitation to  the National Policy Institute to host a speaking event featuring the “alt-right” activist Richard Spencer on the campus of the University of Florida.  You had made the correct decision earlier this semester to not allow Spencer to come because of the cost of ensuring the safety of faculty, staff, and students.  These facts have not changed…

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CAN Condemns CSU Administrative Support for Milo Yiannopoulos

CAN Condemns CSU Administrative Support for Milo Yiannopoulos

The Campus Antifascist Network (CAN), an international, multi-campus organization comprised of activist-scholars and students, denounces the decision of administrators across the California State University system to allow an unapologetically racist, Islamophobic, transphobic, ableist, and misogynistic far-right provocateur like Milo Yiannopoulos a forum for his bigoted social and political views. His past events have made it clear that he is not interested in dialogue or debate—he means merely to provoke, and thus his presence on campus serves no conceivable educational purpose….

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