Free Speech, Personified
In recent months, visitors with controversial views have found themselves disinvited from or unable to speak on American college campuses. These struggles are often portrayed as new and radical assaults on freedom of speech. But they are not new. For decades, conservatives and liberals have argued over which speakers should be allowed to address university audiences.
Originally published: November 26, 2017
Author: Peter Salovey
Institution: Yale University
Published by: The New York Times