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Bloomberg and Koch in ‘The Wall Street Journal’: ‘Stop stifling free speech’ - FIRE
This month, before venturing forth beyond campus for good, graduates nationwide are receiving words of wisdom from commencement speakers offering advice about how the new degree-holders might achieve their full potential. In that spirit, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Chairman and CEO of Koch Industries Charles Koch join forces today in an opinion article for The Wall Street Journal to offer “urgent advice”—not for students, however, but for college administrators: Our advice is this: Stop stifling free speech and coddling intolerance for controversial ideas, which are crucial to a college education—as well as to human happiness and …