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Parody flunks out

Artist Barry Blitt’s brilliant illustration — which sought to satirize the naysayers who portray Obama as a flag-burning, unpatriotic Muslim and his wife as a black-power radical — cut to the core of today’s political paradox.
Political humor is no longer welcome in Academia as administrators choke the life out of parody
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  July 30, 2008
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Partially free is better than partially pregnant

If this free-speech teachable moment was graded, some at Tufts would’ve got an “F.”
Freedom Watch
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND JAN WOLFE  |  August 30, 2007

Our lips are sealed

I loved your “ Muzzle Awards ” article.
Letters to the Boston editor, July 27, 2007
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  July 25, 2007
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Well shut my mouth!

Are today’s college students thinner-skinned than were previous generations?
Tufts and Brandeis muzzle student newspapers — at students’ urging
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND JAN WOLFE  |  May 16, 2007