Furore over Oxford doctoral student’s journal article reignites debate over the limits of free speech
Academics have clashed over a journal paper that explores the idea that intelligence might be linked to race.
Australian component. This is a timely exposé of how poor debate has become via Twitter. We aren’t thinking about a country’s commander-in-tweet at the moment. Honest.
The paper, published in December, considers how society might need to respond differently if, “in a very short time”, science concludes that some races are more intelligent than others.