Network of Concerned Academics
A clearinghouse for tracking threats to and victories for academic freedom globally.
Threats and Intimidation
Academic Freedom in the U.K.
"Academic Freedom in the U.K." By Lori Allen AAUP's Academe Blog
Roman Catholic Lawyers Involvement in Polish Universities Free Speech Violations
"The Church, Universities and Poland" By John Morgan (for Times Higher Education) Inside Higher Ed
Threats Derailing Academic Careers
"When a 'Threat' Derails a Career" By Colleen Flaherty Inside Higher Ed
Market Economics in U.K. Universities
Market Economics Has Driven Universities into Crisis – and We’re All Paying the Price By Owen Joans The Guardian
Combating BDS Act of 2019
Senator Marco Rubio (re)introduced the Combating BDS Act of 2019 as the first proposed bill of the 2019 legislative session. According to Palestine Legal, th...
Jane Mayer Interview on "Dark Money"
Jane Mayer explains the strategies of funders (such as Koch and Olin), their aim at the Ivy Leagues, their focus on creating a conservative professoriate, an...
The Misplaced Site of Free Speech Wars
Salon's Amanda Marcotte reports that centering campuses as the true sites for free speech wars plays into "right-wing hoaxes and scare tactics" and misses th...
The Perverse Effects of Marketization on Scientific Discovery
Without public investment, universities begin to operate like businesses: with a focus on the bottom line. Though scientific output has doubled every 9 years...
Koch Foundation in Higher Education
A compiled list of articles about the Koch Foundation's meddling in higher education. "UnKoching George Mason University: The Power of Organizing" By Bethany...