Latest News

The Real Free-Speech Crisis Is Professors Being Disciplined for Liberal Views, a Scholar Finds

Many conservative pundits will tell you that one of the most vaunted of American values, free speech, is under siege by undergraduates across the nation. And their prime targets are conservative speakers, among them Milo Yiannopoulos, whose aborted speech last year at the University of California at Berkeley at the hands of riotous protesters still serves as evidence of the intolerant left.

But a professor of political science at Canada’s Acadia University, Jeffrey Adam Sachs, has compiled a new data set that he said suggests the free-speech crisis, as popularly articulated, is overblown, as President Trump put it in March.