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According to Dr. Alan Charles Kors, the professor and undergraduate curriculum chair of history who recently co-founded the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), the ultimate aim is to go out of business.
"The goal of FIRE," he says, "is to eradicate itself by ending the abuses of power that now dominate American academic life." Kors doesn’t see that happening anytime soon, however, which is why he and Boston attorney Harvey Silverglate, his fellow scourge of "mandatory thought-control," are planning to use FIRE to fight what he calls "the current assault on liberty and dignity on campuses... Download file "Fighting Shadows with FIRE"