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UC system going the wrong way on free speech

UC system going the wrong way on free speech

It's troubling when any institution tries to squelch debate or discourage controversial ideas, but it's downright alarming when this occurs at a university — and even worse when it is the University of California, whose Berkeley campus was at the center of the Free Speech Movement in the 1960s. Yet that's exactly what's happening thanks to heavy-handed sensitivity training about so-called microaggressions. University instructors everywhere should feel free to say that America is a "land of opportunity" or that affirmative action is "racist" or that a student of any race or gender is "good in math" without having to worry that they might...

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