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Political Correctness Versus Academic Freedom



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Professor Walter Block gets tarred for racism and sexism simply because he doesn’t accept the politically correct feminist line that the average earnings differential between men and women is due to discrimination. Then, when he attempts to defend himself, the university (Loyola in New Orleans) clams up. Read about Block’s case here.

Liberals in academe used to pride themselves on “speaking truth to power” but when they have power, they turn out to be intolerant authoritarians.



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