Right-wing prof Niall Ferguson plotted to get dirt on a liberal student

The latest campus free speech controversy has a twist: It involves a conservative professor conspiring with students, in emails that sound like they were written by comic book villains, to dig up dirt on a progressive undergraduate.

(via Right-wing prof Niall Ferguson plotted to get dirt on a liberal student – Vox)

Paid protestors! Campus indoctrination! Right wing social justice warriors are out of control.

The ‘campus free speech crisis’ is a myth. Here are the facts.

According to some critics, however, students today are turning their backs on that concept of welcoming free speech. Instead, the argument goes, young people want to transform campuses into “safe spaces” where offensive speech is banned and political correctness is enforced. There’s just one problem: This narrative is wrong.

via The ‘campus free speech crisis’ is a myth. Here are the facts.

Political correctness is a form of free speech. If you have the right
to say something offensive, others have the right to call you out on it.

EPA to its employees: Ignore science when talking about climate change

On Wednesday, an internal Environmental Protection Agency memo was leaked to the Huffington Post. Under the guise of developing “consistent messages about EPA’s climate adaptation efforts,” the memo suggests a number of talking points the agency’s employees can use if asked about adaptation.

via EPA to its employees: Ignore science when talking about climate change

This is political correctness. This is replacing science with politically correct language.