Tom Slater Tom Slater

Campus free speech is a thing of the past

Not that long ago, the sorts of views that were verboten on a university campus were genuinely out-there and nasty: fascism, racism, radical Islam, that sort of thing. It was generally accepted that university was the place to air and interrogate even the most eccentric ideas. Many people still had their limits, but those limits were sufficiently broad that they weren’t tested all that often.

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