Harvard’s James Simpson and likeminded scholars have selectively wielded their theoretical chainsaws to disfigure the humanities into hideous totems of ideology and politics.
Thanks to the attention to UC-Berkeley’s treatment of Ann Coulter, colleges should be aware that if they restrict the free speech rights of conservative students, they could face lawsuits.
No stranger to a softball, former Vice President Joe Biden recently told Teen Vogue that Education ‘Secretary DeVos is going to really dumb down Title IX enforcement.’
As governor of California, Ronald Reagan had to deal with rioting at UC-Berkeley. He sure didn’t tell police to stand down, like officials have for recent protests of conservative speakers.
The university isn’t really concerned about campus safety. It just wants to make student rioters happy.
It’s newsworthy that Scott Talan has decided to avoid politics in his class, even though that was once a minimum professional standard expected of college professors.
Until administrators start standing up to protesters, it’s going to be up to students to defend free speech in the age of outrage.
Hanoverians’ attack on Mike Pence is another in a long line of unctuous attempts to suppress centrist and conservative ideas and eliminate open discourse.
The world has more than 900 women’s studies programs, and thousands of classes about women in literature. English professor Dennis Gouws tries to teach one ‘men in literature’ class, and it’s one too many.
Shouting down or shutting down speech isn’t a triumph against ignorance; it perpetuates ignorance.
Progressives are now horrified at the fervor with which students carry out their ideas—but they are still the ones who enlisted these youngsters in the first place.
Liberals need to appreciate the dangers posed by a radical movement that rejects the principles of intellectual freedom and freedom of expression.
School administrators must stop abasing themselves to student outrage. Colleges should foster intellectual community—not progressive appeasement.
A current Supreme Court case shows just how problematic it is when people do not have the tools to speak up, and how failure to do so might jeopardize constitutional rights.
Bias response teams function as speech police on many campuses. And they’re the next campus office to sprout under the firehose of federal college subsidies.
Academic freedom in a tenure-based system is not freedom but rather special protection and privileges given to a handful of cronies.
A UC-Berkeley mob pepper-sprayed a woman, injured six people, started fires, and destroyed buildings, all to prevent a speaker from speaking at the birthplace of the free speech movement.
When they fired Joy Karenga for vicious anti-semitism, Oberlin College sent a clear message about the responsibilities that accompany academic freedom.
Academics have been slow to acknowledge how dependent the leaders of the alt-right are upon playbooks that they learned on university campuses.
No matter what the mealy mouthed institutional apologists might say, Providence College has clearly turned into a hostile environment for Anthony Esolen and his friends.
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