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Milo Yiannopoulos’ actions have stirred conversations in the library community, surrounding free speech, student rights and collection development. Three intellectual freedom fighters — our OIF director, a reference librarian and a library director — offer their perspectives on “the Milo situation.”
Yiannopoulos had, and still has, the right to say whatever he wishes. But he’ll have to live with the consequences when the audience he courted just doesn’t find him funny anymore.
ALA Town Hall Meeting at Midwinter, Operation 451, Mein Kampf, literary protests and the controversy around Milo Yiannopoulos’ book.