**Apr 1, 2021 07:43 PM**

**Yazata**
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/...patriarchy

"The idea that math (or data) is culturally neutral or in any way objective is a MYTH. I'm ready to move on with that understanding. Who's coming with me?" Brooklyn College professor of math education Laurie Rubel tweeted...

"along with the 'of course math is neutral because 2+2=4' trope are the related (and creepy) 'math is pure' and 'protect math.' reeks of white supremacist patriarchy. I'd rather think on nurturing people & protecting the planet (with math in service of them goals),"

A Columbia University PhD no less!

http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/academi...aculty=441

"The idea that math (or data) is culturally neutral or in any way objective is a MYTH. I'm ready to move on with that understanding. Who's coming with me?" Brooklyn College professor of math education Laurie Rubel tweeted...

"along with the 'of course math is neutral because 2+2=4' trope are the related (and creepy) 'math is pure' and 'protect math.' reeks of white supremacist patriarchy. I'd rather think on nurturing people & protecting the planet (with math in service of them goals),"

A Columbia University PhD no less!

http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/academi...aculty=441