Stop Funding Hate has a simple aim: political censorship

Nov 23, 2017 by

by Brendan O’Neill, Spectator: Here’s a law of politics that is about as cast-iron as a law of politics can be: people who hate tabloid newspapers are snobs. Every time. Scratch a Daily Mail basher or those people who seethe daily about the Sun and you will find someone who’s really just...

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Laurier university starts independent probe after teaching assistant plays clip of gender debate

Nov 20, 2017 by

By Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press Lindsay Shepherd said she was chastised by her superiors for failing to condemn U of T professor Jordan Peterson’s remarks outright and told her neutral approach to the clip was tantamount to remaining neutral on other objectionable views such as those of...

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Why are we killing critical thinking on campus?

Nov 18, 2017 by

Globe and Mail editorial: Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont., says in its mission statement that “intellectual inquiry, critical reflection and scholarly integrity are the cornerstones of all universities.” It further claims that those words apply to itself. And yet, based on...

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Now universities police speech off campus

Nov 17, 2017 by

by Andrew Tettenborn, spiked: In the old days, universities tended to deal with the ‘problem’ of controversial meetings on campus by simply banning them. Then legislation was passed in 1986 to protect free speech on campus, and this rightly made such outright bans more difficult. However, as...

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I was shouted down for 40 minutes at Oxford University

Nov 10, 2017 by

by Breda O’Brien, Irish Times: It is not pleasant to be shouted down and prevented from speaking for 40 minutes, particularly since it happened in what is allegedly one of the best universities in the world, Oxford. I had been invited, along with Lorcan Price BL, by a small society, Oxford...

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Jack and Jail: Americans Reject Punishment for Bakers

Nov 2, 2017 by

by Tony Perkins, Family Research Council: With so much political tension across the country, it would probably help to sit down and have an open conversation. There’s just one problem. According to 71 percent of America, political correctness is silencing the discussions we need to have....

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