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The Push Against Campus Speakers is Getting More Intense

By May 30, 2014

By Greg Lukianoff at The Huffington Post

Back in March, I wrote an article about a phenomenon that I kind of assumed already everyone knew about. Within my organization, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), we call this "disinvitation season," the time of year when--thanks to high-profile commencement speakers--the push by some students and faculty to get speakers disinvited gets really intense...