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September 15, 2016

How Diversity Came to Mean 'Downgrade the West'

Are students gaining anything by replacing the universalism of the West with the particularism of diversity?

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May 3, 2016

You Are Cordially Disinvited

Peter Wood

Jason Riley is the most recent conservative speaker to recieve a disinvitation. 

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October 1, 2014

Common Core: Yea or Nay?

NAS

A new book by Peter Wood and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Sol Stern addresses the question—Common Core: Yea or Nay?

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September 25, 2013

Can Civility and Academic Freedom Coexist?

Ashley Thorne

Civility calls for restraint, and academic freedom, apparently, for lack of restraint. Colleges and universities strive for academic freedom and civil discourse; can they have both at the same time?

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May 17, 2013

FIRE President Details Chilling New Federal Campus Speech Codes

Glenn Ricketts

Greg Lukianoff describes the numbing censorship imposed by the new federal guidelines.

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April 25, 2013

Let's Talk About Free Speech on Campus

Glenn Ricketts

FIRE's Greg Lukianoff and Bob Shibley urge us to defend freedom of speech on college campuses, where it' s very much endangered.

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March 11, 2013

Colleges Squelching Free Speech and Thought

George Leef

Thanks to unconstitutional university speech codes, students are losing their intellectual edge.

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October 24, 2012

Greg Lukianoff's Terrific New Book

George Leef

George Leef reviews Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate.

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