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October 26, 2016

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Pay But Don`t Play: The Politics of Compulsory Student Fees
Last Aired: 4/23/2000

In Regents of the University of Wisconsin v. Southworth, students objected to a mandatory activity fee that is used, in part, to fund student groups whose ideological views they do not share. Relying on a line of cases dealing with compelled speech, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit found that the mandatory fee provision violated the First Amendment and the Supreme Court will review the
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Margot's Farewell
Thanks to all our listeners and guests who, over nine years, helped us begin a national conversation on the powers and limits of government, the relevance of our constitution, and the meaning of democracy. Thanks to Annenberg and NPR and, on a personal note, I also owe a debt to the two people who taught me political theory many years ago: Jack Schaar and Sheldon Wolin. –Margot Adler
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