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In his State of the University letter, Princeton President Christopher Eisgruber devoted a significant portion of his dispatch to freedom of speech. Read more


The Eternally Radical Idea

II may have underestimated how much the corporatization of American higher education is the “secret engine” behind campus censorship and intolerance. Read more


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For the sixth year in a row, New York’s Senate will consider a wildly unconstitutional bill targeting student organizations due to their protected speech. Read more


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FIRE was unable to find compliance reports for 54 schools — comprising more than 61% of audited institutions. Read more


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Syracuse recently reinstated Jon Zubieta after a five month suspension. But his punishment for clearly-protected speech was an affront to academic freedom. Read more


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“Joining our student newspaper gave me a voice, and unfortunately it’s going to take a lawsuit for the university to listen to it." Read more


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The Model Speech Policies webpage includes FIRE-recommended policy language for specific types of campus speech codes that we routinely encounter. Read more


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Yesterday, Collin College — a public institution in McKinney, Texas — said it would end its relationship with Lora Burnett, a history professor whose social media comments have attracted the attention of media, the public, and at least one state lawmaker. Read more


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Last week we revealed the winning submission. Now we’re printing the excellent essays from our second and third place winners. Read more


The Eternally Radical Idea

The winner of the Feb. 2021 Prestigious Ashurbanipal award is Martin Gurri’s “The Revolt of the Public and the Crisis of Authority in the New Millennium." Read more



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