PERSPECTIVES: The “New McCarthyism” and the Cost of Speaking Out

“The Intercept spoke with more than a dozen professors, both adjuncts and those with tenure, whose employment has been imperiled by their pro-Palestine speech. Of the professors I talked to, all were at one point under investigation since October 7; some of the probes closed without findings of wrongdoing. Several faced varying degrees of suspensions, and four of the professors lost their jobs or expected to lose them next week when the semester ended without renewing their contracts.” Read more here.

And at Yale, “Documents reveal a pattern of targeted monitoring: administrator presence at rallies, police surveillance of social media, and coordination between campus, local, and state police.” Read more from The Nation.


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