A Marxist Education in ‘Hypersensitivity’ As A Cause Of Violence on American Campuses

December 27, 2016

By Tom Lindsay at Forbes

With the rise across America of campus protests, commencement speaker dis-invitations, “safe spaces,” “micro-aggressions,” and deprivations of free speech generally, the public is beginning to learn just how intolerant a growing number of colleges and universities have become. The nonpartisan Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) recently issued its latest national study, titled, Spotlight on Speech Codes 2017: The State of Free Speech on Our Nation’s Campuses. It finds that 39.6 percent of the 449 colleges and universities it analyzed “maintain policies that seriously infringe upon the free speech rights of students.” (As alarming as this statistic is, censorship on campus has become so bad that this latest percentage of 39.6 actually represents an improvement over the recent past.)...