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Posts Tagged ‘Free Speech’

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.[...]

August 1st, 2016 - 8:30 am § in Jefferson, Misc.

CHINA: Internet portals must shut all original reporting operations

Xi’s ‘Crusade’: Web services can now carry only state-approved media news (BLOOMBERG) China’s top internet regulator ordered major online companies including Sina Corp. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. to stop original news reporting, the latest effort by the government to tighten its grip over the[...]

March 19th, 2016 - 11:24 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

Save KPLU from the Evil UW

This is a must!   The UW’s purchase of KPLU was a very sad move , an effort to undermine the diversity of listeners and need for local programming rather than the NPR feed. KPLU is very different, featuring Jazz and new programs built here along the sound.[...]