Anti-PC Professor Who Fought Back Against ‘Preferred Pronouns’ Is Running for Top University Job

Feb 27, 2017 by

By Ian Miles Cheong, Heatstreet: Jordan Peterson, the University of Toronto professor who sparked a firestorm of protest last year for being politically incorrect, has been nominated to become the Rector of Scotland’s prestigious Glasgow University. Peterson entered the public spotlight when he...

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Sussex University under fire over workshop on how to ‘deal with right-wing attitudes in the classroom

Feb 22, 2017 by

by Camilla Turner, Telegraph: Sussex University has been accused of undermining free speech after one of its leading professors held a workshop for academic staff of how to “deal with right-wing attitudes in the classroom”. The event stoked controversy among students and staff, who complained that...

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I disapprove of what you say – and will make darned sure you can’t say it

Feb 21, 2017 by

by Chiara Bertoglio, MercatorNet: France outlaws ‘misleading’ pro-life websites. One of the most commonly misattributed quotes credits Voltaire with a beautifully-shaped sentence – which he never wrote. Anyway, the father of the French Enlightenment and of its values, allegedly proclaimed: “I...

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A Tale of Two Talks: Free Speech in the U.S.

Feb 14, 2017 by

by Douglas Murray, Gatestone Institute: During his talk at Georgetown University, Jonathan A.C. Brown condemned slavery when it took place historically in America and other Western countries, but praised the practise of slavery as it happened in Muslim societies, explained that Muslim slaves lived...

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Freedom of speech decreasing for Christian students

Feb 13, 2017 by

by Aaron James, Premier: A report’s found freedom of speech at universities is continuing to decrease for Christians and others. Spiked, an online magazine, found in its annual Free Speech University Rankings report that 63 per cent – almost two-thirds – of universities now...

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The crisis of free speech on campus

Feb 11, 2017 by

by Tom Slater, spiked: The Free Speech University Rankings (FSUR) is back. spiked’s groundbreaking analysis of campus censorship in the UK has published its third annual report, and it paints a grim picture. Our survey, ranking 115 UK universities using our traffic-light system, shows that 63.5...

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