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Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Year Of The Shout-down: Worse Than You Think For Campus Free Speech

Shout-downs are not being disciplined. Universities regularly move to calm public outrage with vague promises of action against disruptors. Yet rarely is anything done. I know of no single instance of serious discipline for any of this year’s many shout-downs.

Universities, Free Speech, and the Rise of the Spit-Viper Left

Disruptions and attacks come almost entirely from an emergent Spit-Viper Left, drawn from a motley collection of campus grievance groups that are angry, uninformed, anti-intellectual and uniformly illiberal in their attitudes and beliefs.

The Cowards of Academia

A handful of academics at a handful of universities have signed statements on behalf of allowing “diverse” views to be heard at the university. These statements are worthless.

The Dangers of Echo Chambers on Campus

When students inhabit liberal bubbles, they’re not learning much about their own country. To be fully educated, students should encounter not only Plato, but also Republicans.

What Campus Protestors Could Learn This Black History Month

In December, 1960, a group of students from Florida A & M University led a sidewalk protest in front of McCrory’s, a Tallahassee department store that only served whites at its lunch counter. The protests were led by a spunky young co-ed named Patricia Stephens.