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Swedish education minister announces investigation into ‘cancel culture’ in universities

Swedish Education Minister Mats Persson has written an article for Swedish newspaper Expressen detailing how his ministry will launch an investigation into instances of “cancel culture” in Swedish universities, which he says inhibits freedom of speech and creates a “stale” academic environment. “If reality is to be understood, certain words or theories cannot be forbidden. […]