The Top Misinformation of 2023

2023 leaves many unanswered questions. However, it’s not always as simple as real versus fake or true versus false.
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Why University Presidents Find it Hard to Punish Advocating Genocide − College Free Speech Codes are Both more and Less Protective Than the First Amendment

Campus codes at private colleges and universities seek to resolve the conflict between the right to speak freely and the educational mission of the institution. The ham-handed and over-legalistic responses by the three university presidents show how this attempt to balance speech and safety can create confusion, conflict and the opportunity for selective enforcement decisions based on academic fashion, not values of free and open debate.
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How to Navigate Conversations About Israel and Palestine

The emotions evoked by this war understandably provide for some pretty contentious interactions between those who are not directly affected by the war, let alone those who have family connections or have lived in the region. Something we’re not seeing–or seeing as often–however, are constructive conversations from those with differing perspectives about the current conflict taking place.
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When Democrats Decide to Elect Trump

Biden's re-election campaign believes that the twin threats of Trump and abortion restrictions will ultimately inspire progressive rebels to come back into the fold, but the protestors do not appear to be especially concerned that their efforts could return the GOP frontrunner to the White House.
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When Immigration Reform Might Actually Happen

From the Center It’s been almost 40 years since Washington accomplished anything of significance on immigration policy. Over the course of a generation, the crisis has continued to worsen, but partisan-fueled paralysis has prevented any real progress from happening. That may be about to...
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