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Leftist Professors Called Out by ‘Propaganda Watchlist’ Say It’s a Threat to Free Speech

The site, for example, includes Prof. Melissa Click, who threatened to call out “muscle” on a student journalist for filming an on-campus demonstration at the University of Missouri, and a Russian history professor in Texas who tried to derail an effort to let students with concealed carry permits bring weapons on campus.

Many of the professors on the list are happy to shout down conservative students, harass and bully students claiming to be Republican voters, and crack down on distressing-yet-temporary “chalkings” on campus property (at least one even considers her position on the list a badge of honor). But several claimed to the New York Times that the watchlist, even in its rudimentary form, is chilling their right to free speech. – READ MORE