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Shut Up. No YOU Shut Up.

Is it really that simple? Do our current campus “free-speech” debates boil down to a simple shouting match? As we’ve seen, conservatives and progressives have both fought to defend speech they agree with. 713 more words

In The News

Free Speech Firestorm Jumps the Creationist Gap

Everyone supports free speech. But these days, academic “free speech” has become the latest creationist tactic to wedge creation-friendly science into schools. Mostly, that has been a K-12 effort, but it seems like creationist tactics have piggybacked their way into higher education. 801 more words

Evolution/Creation

AAUP Honors Harry Keyishian for His Legal Fight 50 Years Ago

BY JOHN K. WILSON

Harry Keyishian was a special honoree at the AAUP’s annual awards luncheon today ‘for his courage, integrity, and unstinting commitment to academic freedom.” 294 more words

Academic Freedom

Sweezy at Sixty

I did not know that Albert Einstein was a socialist. Maybe I had known once, or more likely, never cared. But in 1949, when the great physicist and Nobel laureate declared his beliefs, in the innocuously titled “Why Socialism?,” a lot of people would have cared. 1,478 more words

Struggle and the Intellectual

“I got the notion that struggle is key to the intellectual’s vocation from the communities I grew up in.” Michael Eric Dyson

This quote from Dyson betrays his conviction that the work of an intellectual is not solitary. 696 more words

Left Forum Bans Four Panels Under Zionist Pressure

Note that no mention is made in this message of any reason for the “non-selection” (actually cancellation) of the panels, depriving the panel organizers and defamed individuals of any ability to challenge the decision. 1,269 more words

Activism

Culture Wars: Political Correctness stifles Freedom of Speech of Grade School Graduate, College Campus

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Political Correctness stifles Freedom of Speech of Grade School Graduate, College Campus

Seth Clark was not allowed to deliver this graduation speech because it referenced God. 570 more words

Judeo-Christian Culture