Category Freedom of Speech
Oh wait! Oddly enough, in case you hadn’t noticed, there’s one place where it’s barely talked about at all, where silence largely reigns, and to my mind that couldn’t be stranger.
Imagine if they [the mainstream corporate media] talked about important things, like all the corporate corruption of Donald Trump. How that would have resonated with voters. He’s violating the Constitution.
[Trump] has: “engaged in conduct intended to retaliate against specific news organizations and journalists whose content and viewpoints displease him. Through his actions, Trump has intentionally conveyed to all writers and journalists that …they may be subject to retaliation by the federal government. That conduct violates the Constitution.” By Steve Denning Senior Contributor Leadership Strategy Forbes October […]
Challenging the institutional racism and violence in our law enforcement culture: A Not Guilty Verdict to celebrate
These bits of fractured history are examples to me of the fact that what we accomplish is the result of not just what one or two persons do but rather the result of community action through time.
The Senate has already passed its version of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to save Net Neutrality. Now it’s the House’s turn.
“I gave them a good boy, and then sent me back a murderer.”
The persecution of Assange is part of a broad assault against anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist news organizations.
The bad news is that people can become increasingly apathetic and callous. The good news is that people can also become less apathetic and callous.
“We miss you Mr. Phil.”
“You know, the way First Amendment rights have been eroding, this jury at least believes that the government has been too restrictive with speech.”
The lawyer has filed a motion to dismiss Madden’s case, arguing he’d gone to the airport to “publicly express his opinion on an issue… at the center of a national debate.”
Why “Media Monitoring” and Why Now?
Two significant free speech victories in Minnesota courts.
It’s a closed system. It’s a narrow system. What FAIR has talked about for decades is, we have a corporate spectrum: It goes from General Electric to General Motors. It goes from hawk to dove, but the doves are hawks, and the hawks are super-hawks. So you have this narrow spectrum, and if you don’t […]