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free speech

vassar

William Jacobson, founder of the blog Legal Insurrection, is among the best reporters I know on the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israel. Of...
free speech

The excellent Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is out with a new survey of student attitudes toward free speech. FIRE’s release comes soon after...
persuasion

Bari Weiss has explained why Linda Sarsour, a  Palestinian-American activist famous for her role in the 2017 Women’s March, has no place on a legitimate...
aclu

The rising tide of anti-free speech sentiment on the American left has engulfed the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU’s principled position on the First...
transgender

The Trump administration is sending mixed signals when it comes to who represents the real threat to free speech and expression in America. On Tuesday, Attorney...
violence

America is lurching toward a civic crisis. The symptoms are most evident in America’s youth who, in their rash intemperance, are apt to say aloud...
hate speech

Censors are always looking for fresh opportunities to censor. So they relish moments of ideological ferment, antagonism, and intemperateness. At such times, people are more...

The following is an excerpt from COMMENTARY's symposium on the threat to free speech: Of course free speech is under threat in America. Frankly, it’s always...
anti-BDS laws

The BDS — boycott, divest, sanction — movement against the state of Israel is on quite a losing streak. Despite occasional successes, they’ve been defeated...
illegal immigrants

We saw it before in Chicago in March and we’ll probably see it again and again in the coming months. On Friday, demonstrators tried to...
colleges

Tolerance of offensive speech or expression is an acquired taste. I recall learning in school about the 1977 case, National Socialist Party of America v....
Free Speech

As is often the response to troubled times, a growing cohort of vocal malcontents have come to view the old pillars of stability as decrepit...