Free Speech on Campus
"Campus Free-Speech" bills are on the rise in state legislatures across the country. From Arizona to North Carolina, conservative lawmakers under the influence of influential right-wing billionaires are introducing model bills to suppress speech on campus and create a chilling environment for dissent. Behind this legislation are powerful libertarian forces, including the Koch brothers-funded think tank The Goldwater Institute.Read More
Proposed legislation that would ban teaching about social justice. Surreptitious filming of classes. Threats to withhold funding from public institutions over controversial courses. Academic freedom in the classroom is under attack like never before. Join the fight to protect it.
Legislation designed to take decision making power away from campus communities is being proposed in more and more states, ranging from attacks on academic unions to the elimination of tenure at public institutions to restriction to what can be taught. The need for concerted action to protect academic independence and faculty voice is urgent. Get involved now.Read More