Israel and Academic Freedom: a Closed Book

Cohen, Stanley L
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/09/30/israel-and-academic-freedom-a-closed-book/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  30/09/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19991

It’s not by accident that free speech and association is under attack from coast to coast in ways unseen since the academic purges that targeted largely "radical" Jews of the 1950's brought to us by a guy named McCarthy. He too had this notion that good thought must necessarily adhere to a checklist of sanitized ideas. That safe speech and association demanded a line of logic dictated by the powerful and pervasive.