Down with campus censorship!

Down with campus censorship!

27 March 2013

How to lose supporters and alienate people

Student radicals slam universities for outsourcing jobs, yet they outsource their protests to the dinosaurial politics of the past.

7 January 2013

Hopefully the end for No Platform

A leading anti-fascist group has moved away from censorious No Platform policies. It’s time for others to follow suit.

18 May 2011

How feminists helped students to ‘unlearn’ liberty

Campus bans on misogynist speech don't advance equality; they assume that women are just too weak to speak back.

14 April 2011

Students don’t need protection from ideas

A student opponent of the illiberal NUS has a message for its new president: get rid of No Platform.

18 November 2010

Students are supposed to read books, not burn them

A leading US defender of free speech on campus says things are so bad that some students are now destroying words that offend them.

28 January 2009

No Platform for anyone called Rothschild

I know how Douglas Murray feels after being disinvited from a university debate. I was once rejected due to my surname.

26 November 2007

Just say no to
‘No Platform’

A student at the University of East Anglia strikes a blow for free speech against the NUS's censorious policies.

16 October 2007

The University of the Easily Offended

Meet the rugby-playing student at a London university, forced to recant after sticking up an 'offensive' poster advertising an English Party.

19 February 2007

Censoring students at Oxford? That is so gay

Welcome to the Oxford college where students can use the word gay to refer to a homosexual man but not to describe a rubbish pool shot.

5 October 2006

Infantilising students

'Good behaviour contracts' for university students undermine the informal relations that make higher education possible.