FAST FIVE: Restoring Free Speech At Our Universities

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Whole departments display this intolerance.

Passing that political litmus test is essential.

Only six universities achieved a “good” rating: the University of Chicago, Kansas State, Purdue, Mississippi State, Oklahoma, and Claremont McKenna.

They should begin by issuing unambiguous statements endorsing basic principles of free speech and explaining their importance to education.

If universities truly wish to promote free speech, they must be clear that other values, however worthy, cannot be used to quash divergent views and dissident opinions.

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