To silence racism or let it speak 2

March 31, 2006

To satisfy those who attack academic freedom, could I suggest that every university establish a directorate of academic freedom, with an overpaid director who, only after deep thought and wide consultation, will provide a list of the ideas that academic staff are allowed to think about? In this way we would have no problems ostracising, or sacking, anyone whose views are deemed "off-message" or offensive.

Milton Wainwright

Sheffield University

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