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Do You Really Believe In Free Speech?

These days we hear a lot of calls for tolerance and civility in our discourse. That’s a noble desire, but unfortunately, calls for tolerance have led to crackdowns on free speech – particularly on college campuses. In his new book, Unlearning Liberty,¬†FIRE President Greg Lukianoff¬†discusses the history of speech codes and their impact on learning, discussion and groupthink. Ironically, they are prevalent on college campuses, which we like to claim are marketplaces of ideas.

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