[lg policy] US: The Glaring Evidence That Free Speech Is Threatened on Campus

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Sat Mar 5 13:39:34 UTC 2016


The Atlantic



The Glaring Evidence That Free Speech Is Threatened on Campus



At a recent Intelligence Squared debate, an audience filled an auditorium at Yale University to weigh the timely proposition, “Free speech is threatened on campus.” The debate concerned higher education generally, not just the host institution. And at the event’s conclusion, having heard arguments on both sides of the question, 66 percent of the crowd agreed: free speech is threatened. That represented a 17-point shift from a poll taken as the event began. The evidence is that persuasive.



Full story:
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/03/the-glaring-evidence-that-free-speech-is-threatened-on-campus/471825/?google_editors_picks=true
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