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UC’s Treatment of Larry Summers

Writing in the LA Times, George Mason law professor David Bernstein has a devastating commentary on the disinvitation of Larry Summers to give a speech.
Here’s the key line: “The hostility to Summers reflects the growing influence of professors who see their primary mission not as advancing human knowledge but as promoting a ‘progressive’ political agenda.”
Exactly the same mentality was on put display by the Gang of 88 at Duke.

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

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