'Racism is contagious': Vilified professor doubles down on warning about growing anti-'whiteness' ideology

University of Vermont psychotherapy professor Aaron Kindsvatter is facing backlash from students calling for his resignation after he posted a video on YouTube titled, "Racism and the Secular Religion at the University of Vermont." But Kindsvatter isn't backing down.

Kindsvatter joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Monday to explain just how dangerous critical race theory is to our society. Specifically, he explained, critical race theory has "frightening" effects on the mental health of our kids — both white children and children of color.

"Children need a particular environment in which to flourish, and it's an environment where no conditions are placed upon their sense of self-worth," Kindsvatter said. "You don't convey to a child that they are good or bad based on what they do. And this ideology [critical race theory], and in particular Kendi's version of antiracism, establishes very strict parameters of viewing one's self and other people as other good or evil — but in Kendi's language, he's using the terms 'racist' or 'antiracist'."

Kindsvatter warned that this type of "crude and destructive" thinking will not remain focused on "whiteness," but will (and in many ways already is) be used to manipulate any group or individual that doesn't conform to their ideology.

"It is saying that, in order to be an acceptable person, you must first claim fealty to this ideology," Kindsvatter said. "And I would just add to that, children of color ... they are not safe from this either. Because if they don't toe this line, then ... there are lots of interesting names that are being created within academia for them. The one that I've just heard recently, that's come out, is 'multi-racial whiteness.' And it's a way to take a person of color, or a black person, and say, 'well, you're just white,' which is meant to be an insult from that perspective."

"So, this conversation can get derailed by thinking of this in terms of a 'white thing' or a 'black thing," he continued. "What this really is, is it's a racist thing. It's racism. And racism is contagious. All it needs is a foothold in an air of legitimacy, and then it will flow out into society and be adopted widely, to the detriment of every person. And the University of Vermont, right now, is ... presenting this as a form of intellectual refinement. And, right now, it gains legitimacy."

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On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

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It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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An Afghan interpreter who helped save then-Sen. Joe Biden's life in 2008 was among those stranded in Afghanistan after Biden's troop withdrawal. He has now escaped the country with his family, but not with President Biden's help.

Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

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A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

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