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University of California’s Janet Napolitano Attacks ‘Free Speech Darwinism’

University of California president Janet Napolitano has attacked “free speech Darwinism” in an op-ed to be published in Sunday’s Boston Globe. While her essay purports to be a defense of free speech, what Napolitano actually does is built a crafty defense of “safe spaces,” “trigger warnings,” and so-called “responsibility.”

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Manchester’s Student Union Says I’m ‘Dangerous’

I am sufficiently “dangerous” to the “safety” of University of Manchester students that I have to be surrounded by security and any event that features me must be ticketed and the number of seats restricted, according to that university’s Student

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Interview–Kirsten Powers on ‘The Silencing’: Obama ‘Normalized’ Left’s Anti-Speech Mobs with Attacks on Fox News

Kirsten Powers’ new book The Silencing: How the Left is Killing Free Speech surveys the political landscape of the past couple years and finds something new to worry about. A self-described liberal, Powers writes that the “illiberal left” is trying to dominate the discussion on campus, online and in the media through intimidation. In our discussion, Powers suggests there is an authoritarian impulse at play, one that has been gaining steam in the broader culture.