Who’s afraid of extremism on campus?
Read spiked editor Mick Hume's column in The Times (London).
Mick Hume’s column now appears in The Times on Tuesdays and Fridays.
‘Back when I was a revolting revolutionary student, Labour students who ran university unions operated under the delusion that shutting up their opponents was the same as defeating them. Thus they demanded “No platform” for everybody from “fascists” (which included Tory ministers) to Zionists or the Moonies. Twenty-five years later those student politicians are running the country. And to judge by the Government’s new guidelines about Islamic radicalism on campus, they have learnt nothing….’
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