I’m not much of a jingoist: I don’t root for America in the Olympics, I don’t favor my home-town sports teams, and, although I like the University of Chicago, which has treated me very well, I don’t go around touting it as The Best School in the World. 720 more words
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BY JOHN K. WILSON
It’s praiseworthy that the University of Chicago has announced to its students a “commitment to freedom of inquiry and expression.” But there is a problem: in this announcement, the University actually calls for limiting freedom of expression, and University of Chicago policies also severely limit free inquiry and student rights. 1,444 more words
Academic Freedom and the Turkish Turmoil: Symposium on Academic Freedom in Turkey.
The symposium will be held on Thursday, 25 August, 2016, at 13-17 in the lecture hall Porthania II (Yliopistonkatu 3) in Helsinki. 129 more words
I don’t know why I liked this so much. Was it the earnest fascism of the SJW, or the fascistic earnestness? I’m not sure. A journalist or videographer or reporter or some such thing called Zarna Joshi was at an interview session after a Seattle City Council meeting that was discussing the merits of building a new police station. 330 more words