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Free speech is central to intellectual life, even at university

Free speech is central to intellectual life, even at university

PRICE A report for Yale back in 1975 was clear about how to deal with people who interfere with free speech: suspend them or expel them (PREMIUM membership)

When speech isn’t free, society pays a high price

When speech isn’t free, society pays a high price

TAUBE A recent incident at the University provides a glimpse of what the future may hold for Canadian post-secondary education – and it ain’t pretty ($$)

When an academic debate goes off the rails

PRICE Sharing nonconformist ideas shouldn’t be cause for censure, but at Wilfrid Laurier University, that seems to be the case ($$)

Protect the integrity of the Internet, protect free thought

The industrial and cultural disruption initiated by the web was always going to result in some chaos. But now the barbarians may be the gatekeepers (FREE to subscribers)

Julie Payette crossed the line

TAUBE Payette’s disrespectful comments tarnish her position as Queen Elizabeth II’s federal viceregal representative ($$)

The Halloween costume conundrum

With a whole industry made up of people ready to points fingers, it is getting harder and harder to pick one

Denying DeVos a welcome simply punishes American children

DI MUCCIO (Troy Media) Petty Ontario politicians were outraged that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos planned a visit to Ontario to meet with educators

Putting a muzzle on those you disagree with

(Troy Media) Mark Kingwell is vexed by the failure of democracy to silence the speech of those he disagrees with

Feuding ideologies the second American civil war?

WORLD (Troy Media) Conservative Arthur Brooks argues people can head off a cultural and political implosion by celebrating the perspective of the other

The Ryerson name dilemma a no-choice, no-win situation

PRICE (Troy Media) There’s a need for a greater confrontation of ideas, not less. Sameness, groupthink and orthodoxy are killing us

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