More Than Two-Thirds of Conservative Academics Report Political Bias

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More than two-thirds of conservative academics in higher education in the United States and Canada reported a “hostile” work environment stemming from colleagues with opposing political beliefs, a new study showed.

In the political bias review by the Center for the Study of Partisanship and Ideology released Monday, about 70% to 80% of those who have right-wing views said they face people actively “discouraging them from pursuing academic careers,” predominantly in the humanities and social sciences.

“High profile incidents of campus illiberalism are often brushed off as spirited exceptions to…

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