Many college students and Americans have a less than through understanding of the protections afforded by the First Amendment.
More childish than the medium, however, are the messages themselves, which were clearly calculated to be provocative rather than representative of real beliefs. Indeed, the individuals that have been seen around campus sporting “Make America Great Again” hats also happen to be those contributing least to any meaningful dialogue.
If hosting an event that asks the question “Is hate speech free speech” is suggestive of violence, then free speech is in a much more perilous state than even staunch defenders of speech might have imagined. During the day on Monday, March 28, flyers advertising the event “Is Hate Speech Free Speech: A joint lecture […]
Instead of implementing laws that damage individuals, families and communities the government should take the realistic approach to drug use based in harm reduction of legalization. Not only would this be a financially pragmatic decision but it would also result in better health outcomes for citizens and align with the American principles of individual liberty and freedom.
Would you rather Trump or Rand as president? I genuinely want Trump to win for my entertainment and because he’ll show people how centralized government is. But if Rand had a reasonable shot at winning I’d have to support him.
The University of Michigan continued to struggle with its official position on sexuality, snow and freedom of expression when a Hall Director reported a giant snow penis as a bias-incident. Apparently the confluence of these three much discussed topics was too much to go undocumented.
For those open to challenging ideas, Milo and Julie proved worthy opponents, both consistently drawing applause and questioning the assumptions of the audience. In the end, the real winner was free speech as the event demonstrated the commitment of the campus community to open exchange and disagreement. On the evening of Tuesday February 23, provocateur […]
By making Barbie, which was never about size, as every doll had the same proportions, size conscious, Barbie is simply highlighting size-based the differences rather that teaching acceptance.
When long time producer and local radio personality Matthew Altruda invited the Facebook community to comment on his Folk the Police event, he unleashed a torrent of politically correct rhetoric forceful enough to cause him to announce later that the event would be cancelled.
Censorship was the policy of East Berlin. Even 26 years later, that freedom from censorship is still worth fighting for should be obvious.