Campus Freedom - The Threat To Free Speech In University & Academic Life

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Universities should, almost by definition, be "safe spaces" for free speech, open discourse and wide-ranging debate on all manner of subjects. Yet over the past couple of decades this cherished status has been steadily eroded, with university campuses now more known for deplatforming and cancelling those who hold views deemed unacceptable by vocal woke students and faculty. Joining Peter Whittle on the #NCFCounterCulture​ sofa to discuss this are: * Prof. Jeremy Black MBE, retired professor of history at the University of Exeter and a prolific author. * Prof. Philip Kiszeley, lecturer in cultural history at the University of Leeds. * Emma Webb, Associate Fellow, Civitas. --------------- SUBSCRIBE: If you are enjoying the show, please subscribe to our channel on YouTube (click the Subscribe Button underneath the video and then Click on the Bell icon next to it to make sure you Receive All Notifications) AUDIO: If you prefer Audio you can subscribe on itunes or Soundcloud. Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-923838732​ itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/s...​ SUPPORT/DONATE: The NCF Channel is still very new and to continue to produce quality programming we need your support. Your donations will help ensure the show not only continues but can grow into a major online platform challenging the cultural orthodoxies dominant in our institutions, public life and media. PAYPAL/ CARD PAYMENTS - ONE TIME & MONTHLY: You can donate in a variety of ways via our website: http://www.newcultureforum.org.uk/#do...​ It is set up to accept one time and monthly donations. ABOUT THE SHOW: So What You're Saying Is... (SWYSI) is a weekly discussion show with experts and significant figures from the political, cultural and academic worlds. The host is Peter Whittle (@PRWhittle), Founder & Director of The New Culture Forum, a Westminster-based think tank that seeks to challenge the cultural orthodoxies dominant in the media, academia, and British culture / society at large. JOIN US ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Web: http://www.newcultureforum.org.uk​ F: https://www.facebook.com/NCultureForum/​ Y: http://www.youtube.com/c/NewCultureForum​ T: http://www.twitter.com/NewCultureForum​ (@NewCultureForum)

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