The free speech debate rages on: College is where you go to expand your mind, right?

October 25, 2012

The free speech debate rages on: College is where you go to expand your mind, right? At least, that’s what the free speech revolution of the sixties taught us. But in the years since those heady days of sit-ins, protests and flag-burnings, barriers to that basic right have been creeping up at campuses all over the country. Indeed, a series of isolated incidents, taken as a whole, might point to an all-out assault on the principal of free speech: a theater professor disciplined for posting a TV show poster on his door...