Where the Harvard, Penn and MIT presidents dropped the ball on hate speech
During their testimony last Tuesday before a House committee addressing the increase of antisemitism on college campuses, three prominent university presidents were asked if calls for the genocide of Jews were permissible. They could not give a convincing or decisive answer and instead resorted to legal rationalizations of what was “allowable” depending on the context.
Originally published: December 15, 2023
Author: Ora Hirsch Pescovitz
Institution: Oakland University
Published by: The Hill