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The Source: Are We Coddling On Our Campuses?

Marsha Miller
University of Texas

An Atlantic Magazine cover story is making big waves over how our college campuses function as part of the marketplace of ideas. "The Coddling of The American Mind" posits that the idea-scrubbing, offense-removing, and free-speech limiting  policies on campus are actually counter to what colleges should be about and aren't preparing students for the "real world" and may cause mental health issues. 

Is it Political Correctness run amok, or a reasonable attempt to ensure safe learning spaces?


  • Greg Lukianoff, attorney and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education 
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