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Posts Tagged ‘Free Speech’

May 24th, 2017 - 1:00 am § in Foreign Affairs, Jefferson

BANNED IN CHINA

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March 1st, 2017 - 7:21 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Politics

When Trump Bans the Real Media

David Brewster A case just decided in New York underscores that barring media from briefings, based on “viewpoint discrimination,” is likely unconstitutional. This obviously bears on Trump’s press secretary’s recent action barring certain media from a briefing. An expert expl[...]

February 15th, 2017 - 1:17 pm § in America, Schools & Colleges

ATTACKS ON TENURE

Colleges, faced with funding cuts, target tenure trims Douglas Belkin Updated Feb. 14, 2017 5:19 p.m. ET For decades, tenured professors held some of the most prestigious and secure jobs in the U.S. Now, their status is under attack at public and private colleges alike. In states facing budget[...]

February 13th, 2017 - 9:46 am § in Donald Trump, Jefferson, Misc., Repugnants

BREAKING NEWS: Trumpist Governor Blocks Town Hall

Commander in Chief of National Guard Cancels MSNBC Town Hall Event The All In With Chris Hayes town hall event scheduled for Monday morning at the National Guard Armory in Welch, WV has been abruptly cancelled. The purpose of the event was to discuss jobs, infrastructure and McDowell’s (as wel[...]

February 1st, 2017 - 1:07 am § in Schools & Colleges

Professors Will Not be Silenced:

IS YOUR NAME ON THE LIST? Over the past century, lists like the Professor Watchlist have been used to intimidate faculty, and have a chilling effect on free speech. Add your name to the list and stand in solidarity with colleagues who have been singled out by this website. The Professor Watchlist, w[...]

January 1st, 2017 - 8:45 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics

Celebrate The New Year With Trump Matches

STRIKE & BURN “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag — if they do, there must be consequences — perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!” Trump tweeted.[...]

December 2nd, 2016 - 12:38 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

Jail The Press

New York Times Editor ‘Should Be In Jail’ For Publishing Trump Tax Documents  [...]

November 6th, 2016 - 10:13 pm § in Misc.

Chinese Fascism: Beijing Outlaws Election of Dissidents in Hong Kong

(Beijing ) China’s top legislative body , the Standing Committee  of the National People’s Congress, has ruled that Hong Kong people who advocate independence can not hold public office.  This preempts a court battle over whether a pair of pro-independence activists who were elected to the ci[...]

October 27th, 2016 - 2:50 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, The Ave Scene

How many Black athletes would kneel for the game?

Im sorry, but not standing for the Star Bangled Banner is something kids do at high school assemblies to protest injustice they learn about in their social studies classes.  While I do applaud and admire Colin Kapernick, San Francisco 49ers Quarterback, who has taking a stance against “the op[...]

September 22nd, 2016 - 6:17 pm § in Jefferson, Misc.

China: Ai Weiwei

12-Year Sentence for Ai Weiwei’s Lawyer Xia Lin’s lawyer said he was being targeted for his human-rights work.[...]