There Was Never Free Speech at Berkeley: The University of California at Berkeley is back in the news, along with its familiar appellation, “The Home of Free Speech.”
As a proud alumna of that superlative public institution of higher learning, allow me to express my humble opinion on the matter:
No, it isn’t.
Now, Berkeley may have been the campus on which Mario Savio started the so-called Free Speech Movement. But that does not necessarily correlate with the attainment of free speech — not then, and assuredly not now.
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