Sometimes, in the back of our minds, we wonder about the origins of nutty leftist academic theories, such as “white privilege.”

The concept – that capitalism unfairly favors white people – has taken root, not only in higher education, but also K-12 school districts.

Approximately 2,000 educators attended the most recent “White Privilege Conference,” while more than 200 Wisconsin teachers and administrators lapped up the same theories in a taxpayer-funded program called “CREATE Wisconsin,” organized by the state Department of Public Instruction.

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