In the year and a half since he handed in the final draft of Unlearning Liberty, writes Greg Lukianoff, president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, an amazing number of developments have taken place on and off campus regarding the free speech rights of college students and faculty. While some of them have been positive, several have been deeply disturbing to those who care about the future of free speech. Three areas demand special attention: first, some significant legal wins, and one loss, for free speech on campus; second, an attempt by the federal government to redefine harassment so broadly as to place every speaker at risk; and third, troubling new evidence on the decline in respect for free speech.
The Washington Post Tried To Memory-Hole Kamala Harris' Bad Joke About Inmates Begging for Food and Water
At a time when legacy publications are increasingly seen as playing for one political "team" or the other, this type of editorial decision will not do anything to fix that perception.
"She was charged with violating the Reopening Ontario Act."
California Preservationists Sue To Overturn Law That Requires Property Owners Consent To Having Their Homes Landmarked
The lawsuit from three Orange County preservation groups argues that supposedly historic buildings should be afforded the same environmental protections as "air, water, and forests."
It's time for the left and the right to take a hard look at their favorite public-sector unions.