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Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 18, 2017   Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America     My hometown of Charlottesville, Va., has become the latest poster child in a heated war of words—and actions—over racism, “sanitizing history,” extremism (both right and left), political correctness, hate speech, partisan politics, and a […]

Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America

Is James O’Keefe About To Smoke CNN?

Is James O’Keefe About To Smoke CNN?

By Against Crony Capitalism February 22, 2017   Is James O’Keefe About To Smoke CNN? Tells Hannity He’s Set To Release “Hundreds of Hours” Of Newsroom Footage “Wikileaks Style”     CNN is kind of the TV flagship for the #cronymedia, (The mother ship is The New York Times) which in the wake of the […]


Digital Rights Issues on the Horizon at the Supreme Court

By Kate Tummarello Electronic Frontier Foundation February 6, 2017   Digital Rights Issues on the Horizon at the Supreme Court     The Supreme Court already has a list of digital civil liberties issues to consider in the near future, and that list is likely to grow. If confirmed, President Donald Trump’s nominee to fill […]

Digital Rights Issues on the Horizon at the Supreme Court

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Cal Berkeley Fascists Violently Protest Free Speech

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 3, 2017   Cal Berkeley Fascists Violently Protest Free Speech   150 masked “protesters” at Cal Berkeley, precisely 0.0039 percent of the 38,000 student body was all it took to shut down free speech at the University of California, Berkeley. The protesters are so confused that […]


Far beyond crime-ridden depravity, darknets are key strongholds of freedom of expression online

By Roderick S. Graham and Brian Pitman The Conversation January 28, 2017   Far beyond crime-ridden depravity, darknets are key strongholds of freedom of expression online     The internet is much more than just the publicly available, Google-able web services most online users frequent – and that’s good for free expression. Companies frequently create private networks to […]

Far beyond crime-ridden depravity, darknets are key strongholds of freedom of expression online

Should Anti-MLM Blogger Be Allowed To Remain Anonymous, Even After Losing In Court?

Should Anti-MLM Blogger Be Allowed To Remain Anonymous, Even After Losing In Court?

By Chris Morran Consumerist January 17, 2017   Should Anti-MLM Blogger Be Allowed To Remain Anonymous, Even After Losing In Court?     Four years ago, an anonymous former Amway marketer who operates a blog critical of multi-level marketing companies published in its entirety the text of a book published by a prominent figure in […]


Italy Urges Europe To Begin Censoring Free Speech On The Internet

By Against Crony Capitalism December 31, 2016   Italy Urges Europe To Begin Censoring Free Speech On The Internet     Brexit, Trump, and the Italian referendum this month have shown pretty clearly that the global middle class has had about enough. However, the people who have long run the political show aren’t happy about […]

Italy Urges Europe To Begin Censoring Free Speech On The Internet

Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America

2016: The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 28, 2016   2016: The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year   “What’s past is prologue.” ― William Shakespeare, The Tempest What a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year this has been. Endless wars. Toxic politics. Violence. Hunger. Police shootings. Mass shootings. Economic downturns. Political […]


War on ‘Fake News’ Part of a War on Free Speech

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 12, 2016   War on ‘Fake News’ Part of a War on Free Speech   A major threat to liberty is the assault on the right to discuss political issues, seek out alternative information sources, and promote dissenting ideas and causes such as non-interventionism in foreign and domestic […]

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Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America

Ali Is Dead, Fear is Alive & Free Speech Is Being Dealt a Knock-Out Punch

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 10, 2016   “What are the defenders of free speech to do? The sad fact is that this fundamental freedom is on its heels across America. Politicians of both parties want to use the power of government to silence their foes. Some in the university community seek […]


Controversial Free Speech Zones Finally Being Banned From College Campuses

By James Holbrooks UndergroundReporter.org June 2, 2016   Controversial Free Speech Zones Finally Being Banned From College Campuses     Amid long-running debate in Iowa about the Constitutionality of “free speech zones” on college campuses, the Governor of Arizona recently signed new bills that will effectively turn campuses, themselves, into zones of free speech in that […]

Controversial Free Speech Zones Finally Being Banned From College Campuses

Shame on the U.S. Supreme Court for Making a Mockery of the First Amendment

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By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute May 16, 2016   Shame on the U.S. Supreme Court for Making a Mockery of the First Amendment       “The vitality of civil and political institutions in our society depends on free discussion… It is only through free debate and free exchange of ideas that government […]


Rights Versus Wishes

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com April 20, 2016   Rights Versus Wishes   Here is what presidential aspirant Sen. Bernie Sanders said: “I believe that health care is a right of all people.” President Barack Obama declared that health care “should be a right for every American.” The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: “Every […]

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