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Explore the debate and science of Intellectual Freedom.

August 3, 2023

Hacks and Henchmen: ‘Disinformation’ Means You’re Over the Target

Teresa R. Manning

Honest people do not desperately try to shut others up, wringing their hands about what’s being said or posted.

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August 1, 2023

Curtailing the Censorship Industrial Complex

David Randall

When academics work to censor others, especially in cooperation with government agencies, they endanger the freedoms of all Americans.

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May 17, 2023

Legislative Victory for Florida Higher Education

National Association of Scholars

The National Association of Scholars is delighted that Governor Ron DeSantis has signed SB 266 and HB 931 into law and taken another bold step to restore intellectual freedom to Florida's......

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August 9, 2022

NAS Commends the UNC Board of Trustees for Affirming Their Commitment to Free Expression

National Association of Scholars

By affirming the Chicago principles and the Kalven Committee report, UNC has taken a step toward restoring the university’s true mission: the pursuit of truth.

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February 17, 2022

Academic Freedom's Dilemma: The Kershnar Affair

Peter Wood

When professors make outrageous arguments, should academic freedom come to their defense?

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October 26, 2021

Colby College Signals "Conservatives Need Not Apply"

Daniel Pipes

A routine job posting exhibits how one's personal political beliefs are becoming more important to academic administrators and hiring committees.

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August 27, 2019

Algorithmic Bias

Peter Wood

Peter Wood's open letter encouraging Senator Josh Hawley, and other members of Congress to confront big tech's censorship of scientists.

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August 15, 2019

Nature Communications Creates a Scientist Blacklist

Peter Wood

Scientists and public intellectuals who don't believe the planet is in full meltdown are singled out for rebuke. 

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