Steven Salaita and the Tyranny of ‘Hate Speech’

September 16, 2014

By Elizabeth Nolan Brown at Reason Online

Last week, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Trustees voted 8-to-1 to deny a tenured position to Steven Salaita, a professor who had been slated to start teaching there this semester. Salaita's job offer was initially rescinded in response to outcry over statements he tweeted about Gaza and Israel, which some have labeled "hate speech...

Schools: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign