Social sciences are now merely a political party

From Uri Harris at Quillette:

What is particularly striking about this shift is that the number of moderates has dropped sharply among professors.

From Bankston’s description, it seems clear that any non-leftist would find working in sociology almost unbearable. The research in the original paper suggests that the leftward shift in social science is likely due to a combination of self-selection, hostile climate, and discrimination. More.

We all knew this but why persist with the pretense that these disciplines are any kind of sciences at all? And why should they be publicly funded?

See also: All sides agree: progressive politics is strangling social sciences

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  • BillyHW

    The only solution is to defund and shut down these departments in fake “sciences”. They contribute nothing positive to humanity.