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What happens when we do not defend academic freedom

Rittberger, Berthold  and Jeremy Richardson. 2017. “What happens when we do not defend academic freedom.” Journal of European Public Policy (Published online: 18 April)  DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2017.1316946 Share this post, and see also: What is academic freedom? // Public engagement is a moral obligation of … Continue reading

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What is academic freedom?

“The most important aspect of freedom of speech is freedom to learn. All education is a continuous dialogue — questions and answers that pursue every problem on the horizon. That is the essence of academic freedom, of all scientific inquiry.“ … Continue reading

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Name and Shame: Major Attack on Academic Freedom and Labor Studies in Michigan

The Michigan Senate included in its budget proposal a penalty of $500,000 against any public college or university that teaches a labor-related course or offers a labor-studies program. Michigan State University has been considering an agreement to adopt a portion … Continue reading

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