As I’m on the plane headed to give my first talk of the academic year, I’m looking at my speaking schedule delighted at the variety.
The Chief of Police, a lovely fellow named Jeff, sometimes sits next to me at Council. He overlooks that I’ve brought a mason jar of red wine to go with my warmed-up dinner of leftover pasta. He’s packing, but he’s not packing because of anything I have said or written (or been said to have said or written).
Holding your grandbook is like holding your grandbaby. You don’t worry so much anymore about your own mortality.
When I arrived Augustana College, in Rock Island, Illinois, on Tuesday to speak on academic freedom, the campus was a bit abuzz because of some controversial “chalking.” Overnight, someone had written pro-Trump slogans on many of the campus sidewalks.
Not long ago, I wrote about how we should try hard to avoid real or perceived financial conflicts of interest where vaccinations concerned.
I spoke with FIRE's Nico Perrino on the So to Speak podcast about free speech on campus.
It’s time we do something not only about Andrew Wakefield, but about the system of medical “science” that is causing the suspicion perpetuating his lies.
The problems with Twitter are the problems of the human condition, including my own.
I was honored to give the keynote for the Student Network Conference of FIRE (the Foundation for Indvidual Rights in Education). You can watch it thorugh this link from the Heterodox Academy.