Saturday, January 15, 2005

Right on Campus
After defeating CBS News in the 60 Minutes/Fake memo scandal, Rush Limbaugh is now calling upon academia to be the next front in America's ideology wars.

BRIAN C. ANDERSON wrote an article in City Journal (see

He expresses the old theory that conservatives are the oppressed victims on college campuses, and the true rebels against conformity. Such a theory, though, ignores the violations of academic freedom that continue to occur against liberal ideas, including a growing movement to ban any speakers who have expressed pro-choice views from Catholic colleges.

For more on academic freedom, see Illinois Academe, which I edit for the Illinois AAUP:

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