free speech  (Page 1)

Do neo-Nazis deserve free speech?

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/reactions-to-deadly-charlottesville-violence/
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 21, 2017 at 8:16pm 8/21/2017 at 8:16pm
http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/reactions-to-deadly-charlottesville-violence/

Antifa justifies its violent actions against neo-Nazis protesting peacefully by saying that the speech of Nazis constitutes violence:

Antifa leaders admit they’re willing to physically attack anyone who employs violence against them or who condones racism — as long as force is used in the name of eradicating hatred…

(more…)

 
 
 

Charlottesville is being exploited to attack freedom of speech and internet freedom

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 10:45pm 8/20/2017 at 10:45pm

This was a really bad week for freedom of speech and internet freedom.

As documented in my post Gathering Storms And Threats to Liberty, corporations that operate the gateways to the internet, such as domain registrars and services such as Cloudfare, have come under pressure and have capitulated to drive the ne0-Nazi website...

Read More...
 
 
 

Cambridge University Press Will Block Certain Articles From China

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:CUP_Shop_-_corner_of_St_Mary%27s_Street_-_geograph.org.uk_-_703613.jpg
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 10:00am 8/20/2017 at 10:00am
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:CUP_Shop_-_corner_of_St_Mary%27s_Street_-_geograph.org.uk_-_703613.jpg

Cambridge University Press has come under fire when it agreed to comply with Beijing’s request to block access to 300 studies from China Quarterly. The Financial Times reported:

The articles in China Quarterly, which cover a range of topics deemed sensitive by Beijing from human rights to Tibet and Xinjiang, were blocked...

Read More...
 
 
 

U. Chicago: Everyone ‘Free to Debate, Disagree, Argue’ Without Repercussions

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:University_of_Chicago_July_2013_15_(Main_Quadrangles).jpg
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 10:30am 8/19/2017 at 10:30am
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:University_of_Chicago_July_2013_15_(Main_Quadrangles).jpg

University of Chicago Dean of Students Dr. John Ellison is sticking to his guns when it comes to free speech. Just like last year, he has reminded all incoming freshman that free speech is tolerated on the campus. From Campus Reform:

“At the University of Chicago, we insist that all faculty and...

Read More...
 
 
 

Gathering Storms And Threats to Liberty

https://twitter.com/GillianNBC/status/826982753879019520
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 18, 2017 at 7:40pm 8/18/2017 at 7:40pm
https://twitter.com/GillianNBC/status/826982753879019520

We’re living in a very dangerous time.

Several things are coming together that pose a serious threat to the liberty of anyone who is right-of-center.

While there are many factors at work, I’ve been focused in recent days on three: (1) Antifa becoming a part of the anti-Trump Resistance; (2) politically-motivated denial of...

Read More...
 
 
 

Ryerson University Cancels Free Speech Event Due to Safety Concerns

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 10:30am 8/17/2017 at 10:30am

This is how the enemies of free speech win. Fear leads to silence.

The Daily Caller reported:

College Responds To Hosting Panel On Free Speech By Canceling It

Ryerson University canceled a panel Wednesday dedicated to discussing the silencing of free speech on college campuses, citing “campus safety.”

The Canadian school canceled “The Stifling of...

Read More...
 
 
 

Richmond Local CBS Photojournalist Left Bloodied After Unprovoked Attack by Antifa Protesters

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 14, 2017 at 11:45am 8/14/2017 at 11:45am

Sunday night, a local CBS Photojournalist was attacked by Antifa protesters. The photojournalist was standing on the sidelines of the protest filming with his iPhone when he was attacked. He was not on duty at the time.

(more…)

 
 
 

Charlottesville

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/reactions-to-deadly-charlottesville-violence/
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 10:00pm 8/13/2017 at 10:00pm
http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/reactions-to-deadly-charlottesville-violence/

For the past 36 hours I’ve tried to gather my thoughts about the Charlottesville riots and killing of 32-year-old Heather Heyer.

Here goes, in no particular order.

Free Speech. The sight of neo-Nazis marching with torches was nauseating. But even Nazis are protected by the First Amendment. That’s why a federal judge declined...

Read More...
 
 
 

Professor on Campus Life: ‘I would claim my industry created this monster’

https://youtu.be/WxU5PJLGiWE
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 11, 2017 at 1:00pm 8/11/2017 at 1:00pm
https://youtu.be/WxU5PJLGiWE

Dr. Everett Piper is the president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University. He is also a fierce critic of the campus snowflake culture dominating college campuses, which we’ve documented countless times.

(more…)

 
 
 

Conservative UNC-Wilmington Prof expertly trolls colleagues with “resignation” letter

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 4:30pm 8/5/2017 at 4:30pm

Mike Adams is a professor in the criminal justice program at UNC-Wilmington with a fascinating political background.

According to his columnist bio at Townhall:

Upon getting his doctorate in 1993, Mike...

Read More...
 
 
 

Al Jazeera doesn’t want you to see this video about BDS Movement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9NUFo75lqw
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 9:00pm 8/3/2017 at 9:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9NUFo75lqw

Hen Mazzig is an Israeli who makes frequent appearances abroad to promote the truth about Israel.

I first learned of Hen when he wrote about his experiences with the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in the U.S.:

As a young Israeli who had just completed five years of service in the...

Read More...
 
 
 

North Carolina Passes Bill to Protect Free Speech on Campus

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7:30am 8/3/2017 at 7:30am

More states need to step up to the plate on this issue. Kudos to North Carolina.

The College Fix reports:

North Carolina passes campus free speech bill

In the wake of anti-free-speech demonstrations at colleges across the country, the North Carol...

Read More...
 
 
 

Anti-Israel activists try to shut down protests over California bakery honoring Palestinian terrorist

https://twitter.com/architectguy/status/876857580827684864
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 9:30am 7/30/2017 at 9:30am
https://twitter.com/architectguy/status/876857580827684864

We’ve written before about convicted Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh, a military member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who murdered two university students, Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner, in 1969 when she put a bomb in a Jerusalem supermarket. She also unsuccessfully tried to bomb the...

Read More...
 
 
 

Adam Carolla and Ben Shapiro Testify Before Congress on Campus Free Speech

https://youtu.be/hJKSMM0FMzk
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 28, 2017 at 10:00am 7/28/2017 at 10:00am
https://youtu.be/hJKSMM0FMzk

Congress held a hearing this week on the subject of free speech on college campuses, a topic we’ve covered extensively over the years.

(more…)

 
 
 

Wayne State Prof Claims Campus Free Speech Crisis is ‘Manufactured’

https://twitter.com/GillianNBC/status/826982753879019520
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 24, 2017 at 10:30am 7/24/2017 at 10:30am
https://twitter.com/GillianNBC/status/826982753879019520

The campus free speech crisis has been on full display for months. This is not imaginary.

The College Fix reports:

Ignoring violent activists, professor claims campus free speech crisis is ‘manufactured’

The free speech crisis on American college campuses is merely “manufactured,” according to one college professor—and the recent violent and threatening behavior of...

Read More...
 
 
 

Richard Dawkins Berkeley Event Canceled Over Tweets Critical of Islamism

https://youtu.be/LvvQJ_zsL1U
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 9:00am 7/22/2017 at 9:00am
https://youtu.be/LvvQJ_zsL1U

Richard Dawkins is a writer, biologist, and outspoken atheist. He has long been a hero of the left and was scheduled to do an event at Berkeley hosted by a local progressive radio station.

The event has been cancelled however, due to some tweets by Dawkins which were critical...

Read More...
 
 
 

College in Illinois Outlaws ‘Disparaging Comments’

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/20/2017 at 1:30pm

Who gets to decide which words are disparaging? Isn’t that a rather subjective thing?

Campus Reform reports:

‘Disparaging comments’ outlawed at Illinois college

Students at Carl Sandburg College could now be subject to “disciplinary proceedings” for the use of “offensive language” or “hate speech.”

According to the Illinois community college’s Student Code of Conduct, administrators...

Read More...
 
 
 
Page 1 of 1812345...10...Last »