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University Settles in Flashpoint Academic Freedom Case


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University Settles in Flashpoint Academic Freedom Case

Sarah Lazare, staff writer

More than a year after firing Dr. Steven Salaita from a tenured faculty position for publishing personal tweets critical of Israel's 2014 military assault on Gaza, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) has agreed to settle the professor's free speech and breach of contract lawsuits for nearly a million dollars.


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That's not much comp for a clear breach of contract. I wonder what the story is.


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► The story is Jewish money