Threat To Free Speech As Right-wing Thinkers ‘Fear Expressing Views'
Daily Express|August 03, 2020
Threat To Free Speech As Right-wing Thinkers ‘Fear Expressing Views'
Right-wing academics in universities are afraid to express their views because they fear discrimination, say researchers.
Eleanor Busby

The Policy Exchange think tank says there is a threat to free speech in higher education institutions.

It wants the Government to make it explicit in law that universities have a direct duty to protect academic freedom and freedom of speech.

The paper, Academic Freedom In The UK, suggests Right-leaning academics are more likely to choose to “self-censor” compared to colleagues on the left.

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August 03, 2020