Authors, academics defend Babson College professor fired for Facebook post on Iran bombing

Posted on AllSides January 24th, 2020
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More than 155 authors, academics, and free speech advocates, including authors Joyce Carol Oates, Salman Rushdie, and actress Molly Ringwald, are pushing a Massachusetts college to reinstate a professor who was abruptly fired over a Facebook post.

In response to President Trump's tweet threatening to bomb Iran's cultural heritage sites Jan. 4, Asheen Phansey, who was an adjunct professor and administrator at Babson, joked on Facebook that Iran should make a list of cultural heritage sites in the U.S. to bomb, including the Kardashians' home and the Mall of America....

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