Indiana University: $40,000 for Edwards, Nothing for Free Market Thinkers

By Matt Holdridge

This via CampusReform.org and the Indiana Standard, a student paper that is “dedicated to the free exchange of ideas and the proliferation of conservative and libertarian thought…”. 

I don’t believe his(sic) has sufficient academic credibility, on the basis of some discussion with Economics professors.”

That came from a person actively involved with Indiana University’s guest lecture program following a campus organization’s request to invite a speaker to the University. The person lacking the “sufficient academic credibility” is a man named Thomas Woods whose academic pedigree features undergraduate study at Harvard and doctoral completion at Columbia. Granted, Dr. Thomas Woods is not a professor at any university and fancy Ivy League degrees hardly suffice as academic credentials to guest lecture at a top-tier University such as Indiana, but why would the Indiana University Department of Economics professors and the Indiana University Union Board Lectures Committee refuse to host a two-time New York Timesbestselling author and Mises Institute Senior Scholar?

You can read the rest of the article here.

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Unlike Indiana University, Campaign for Liberty is sponsoring Tom’s lecture “When All Else Fails: Thomas Jefferson, Nullification & State Resistence to Federal Tyranny” on February 18 at CPAC in Washington, DC.

Our discounted tickets to CPAC are going extremely fast, so click here to reserve your space!

View the original article at Campaign for Liberty

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