The FIRE team gets together to discuss the October 7 attacks in Israel and the resulting censorship on college campuses in the United States.
FIRE President and CEO Greg Lukianoff, Director of Campus Rights Advocacy Alex Morey, and General Counsel Ronnie London join host Nico Perrino for the conversation.
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5:13 - October 7 attacks on Israel
6:04 - Greg's initial thoughts
14:58 - Alex's initial thoughts
20:29 - Protected vs. unprotected expression
28:11 - Statements from donors, students and faculty; double standards
40:49 - Institutional neutrality and the Kalven Report
51:01 - Combating Anti-Semitism, the Daryl Davis example
54:46 - Students for Justice in Palestine
1:01:48 - Tearing down posters
Harvard student group letter (The public-facing Google Doc that originally hosted the letter was deleted.)
FIRE Letter to University of Florida President Ben Sasse re: Students for Justice in Palestine (after recording this episode, Brandeis University derecognized its campus chapter of SJP. Here is FIRE's letter to Brandeis).