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Intimidation Is the New Normal on Campus

From now on, any speaker who arouses a protest is at risk of a beating

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February protests against a speech at UC-Berkeley by the right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos became violent, but more recent events are a clearer sign of dangers to come for American universities.
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I mages of fires, fireworks, and metal barricades crashing through windows made for great television, but the rioters who shut down Milo Yiannopoulos’s talk at the University of California at Berkeley didn’t just attack property. Fewer cellphone...

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