Will “campus free speech laws” crack down on student activists to protect corporations, neo-nazis?

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NOTE: This is an expanded version of a report originally aired on KMUD News on June 30, 2017.

Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/will-campus-free-speech-laws-crack-down-on-student-activists-to-protect-corporations-neo-nazis

Across America, state legislatures are considering so-called campus free speech laws. Developed by right-wing think tanks funded with cash from billionaire right-wing activists like the Koch, DeVos, and Mercer families, these bills would protect the speech of both neo-nazis and paid advocates for corporations. At the same time, the so-called free speech laws could impose a crackdown on political speech by college students, faculty, and administrators. Dan Young reports.

 

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