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“A nutrient-laden petri dish for an experiment in authoritarianism”

Harvey Silverglate, one of FIRE’s co-founders and author of the revealing book Three Felonies a Day, has a piece in the New York Post on the way leftist intolerance has taken over most of our colleges and universities. It fits in perfectly with the New York Times article  by Nicholas Kristol has been discussed here on the intolerance of leftists on campus.

It seems to be the case that the more the whole “progressive” agenda (that is, expansion of government into every aspect of our lives) fails, the angrier and more authoritarian its advocates become — on campus and elsewhere.

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.


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