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Higher Education doesn’t always protect academic freedom

A brief recap of recent incidents of higher ed institutions protecting racism and other hate while calling it academic freedom:

Memphis professor behind racist tweets resurfaces at crosstown school
Racist Boston U prof busted again, this time for trolling white rape victim

Funny how sometimes an empty apology is enough for progressives to forgive racism

FIRE, NCAC Call on University of Iowa to Defend Rights of Censored Faculty Artist

When white people are the target of racist comments it seems any institution of higher ed is ready to publicly defend the racists. But when non-whites are criticized in the same way does higher ed find the courage to defend free speech or academic freedom? Apparently not.

Selective respect for academic freedom in higher education

Prof. Jerry Hough should apply for a job at Boston University, they accept racists

TCU student punished for criticizing Islam, Baltimore riots

One College’s War Against Terms ‘Mothering’ and ‘Fathering’

Apparently, as long as education is controlled by government, government standards (or lack there of) are the rule of the day, including all the social engineering and leftist indoctrination that goes with it. Does there need to be a separation between school and state?

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2 Responses

  1. […] Higher Education doesn’t always protect academic freedom […]

  2. […] Numerous instances have been reported about differences of opinion and policy about academic freedom. Oberlin College shows us another example of a higher ed. administration defending free speech when it is anti-American or anti-Israeli in nature, even if it’s racism. In any other situation, speech like this would simply be deemed hate speech and prosecuted. […]

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