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The kids are alright: the truth behind the university “free speech” uproar

Can it really be such a bad thing that students are engaged in questions of power?

FRANCE, Paris: A protesters speaks into a megaphone as hundreds of students march in Paris on November 22, 2017 to protest against a reform on university entry requirements. NEWZULU/Ugo Padovani

The British reporter Michela Wrong has made a career from telling inconvenient truths. Her 2005 book I Didn’t Do It for You narrated the story of Eritrea’s bumpy journey towards independence, among an international community that apparently couldn’t care less. In 2009, It’s Our Turn to Eat turned an unsparing eye on corruption in present-day Kenya. Neither book can be bought in…

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