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Agronomist Trofim Lysenko was appointed Director of the Soviet Institute of Genetics in 1940 with dire consequences

Illiberal and strongly contested Marxist-inspired ideologies promoting “social justice” are widely and quietly seeping into western culture, eg politi(...)

Thousands of people marched in anti-government protests in Budapest in 2018 over limits on academic freedom under Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s nationalist government. Photograph: Marko Drobnjakovic/AP.

Academic freedom is essential to the university’s mission of discovering new knowledge and teaching existing knowledge to students. It is unfortunatel(...)