Who says university opens minds?

Free speech and academic freedom are increasingly scarce commodities at our universities. But it’s not what you think. The head of Chinese University, for example, has been forced by student activists to condemn “police brutality”. Here’s an idea, Professor Rocky Tuan Sung-chi. Why don’t you tell your students to stop rioting and attacking police? That would for sure keep them safe and discourage police violence!For student subversives, free speech only applies when you agree with them…

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