Clashing petitions call for Walter Block to be fired, given a raise over academic work

A student petition urging Loyola to fire Walter Block, professor and chairperson of the economics department, on the basis of “racist and sexist beliefs” has received more than 500 signatures, sparking a counter-petition in defense of Block and university-wide conversations about the professor’s controversial academic writing. “He has publicly stated that he ONLY believes slavery … Continue reading Clashing petitions call for Walter Block to be fired, given a raise over academic work