Weaponizing Words: How College Campuses Undermine Democratic Dialogue
So, while colleges and universities might think they are fighting intolerance and divisiveness by banning certain types of speech on campus, in reality they are really hurting our country’s ability to come together despite its differences.
Bias Response Teams Narrow the Range of Thought on Campus
Bias Response Teams are reminiscent of dystopian novels like 1984. The “whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought,” as George Orwell wrote. We are witnessing the same narrowing of thought on college campuses today.
Political Correctness Hits Pepperdine
What can be done? As a Pepperdine alum, I can write and vote, both at the ballot box and with my wallet. President Benton, your shameful capitulation to the new fascism leaves me no alternative: I will not “prioritize” my alma mater when it comes to charitable donations.
A comprehensive approach to protecting free speech on campus
The Goldwater Institute partnered with Stanley Kurtz from the Ethics and Public Policy Center to give state lawmakers and university leaders clear, comprehensive ideas for protecting free expression on campus.
Michigan College Students Arrested for What?!
Much as college officials might wish they were aristocrats who get to make up their own rules, the fact is that public colleges and universities are covered by the First Amendment.
Now Even the FBI “Protests” Free Speech on Campus. We Should Be Concerned
In 2017, beware of campus censorship from all directions—Left, Right, and from the government.
Sad To Say, the “Chicago Principles” Defending Academic Freedom Do Not Go Far Enough
Chicago wants to have its moral and cultural relativism and eat them too. Nowhere in its defense of academic freedom will you find the word, “truth,” either in upper- or lower-case.
Most Students Aren’t Radical. They’re Afraid
With all these stories flying around, it’s important to ask, are most students as radical as the ones who are constantly making headlines? My answer: probably not.
Are Free Speech and Open Moral Debate on the Verge of Extinction?
The caustic effects of political correctness have now reached the Department of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin.
A Public University in Michigan Limits Free Speech to .02 Percent of Its Campus
Do officials at our colleges and universities really believe that students must be penned into a tiny zone where free speech is authorized – or is it that only certain kinds of free speech must be so restricted?