Category Freedom of Speech
A flotilla of Kayaktivists launch a banner protest at the Pentagon. They are drawing attention to the worlds largest institutional consumer of petroleum, the worlds largest institutional polluter, and the U.S. largest consumer of money and natural resources. They advocate for the reallocation of budget for peaceful renewable investment. Part of the WorldBeyondWar.org conference on […]
The role of independent media in journalism.
Destroying structures for collective organization is the first step on the road towards fascism.
Antifa, shorthand for anti-fascist organisations, refers to a loose coalition of militant, decentralised, grassroots groups which are opposed to the far-right.
White nationalism is a community-level challenge and must be addressed as such through face-to-face engagement where people live.
Glenn Greenwald | The Misguided Attacks on ACLU for Defending Neo-Nazis’ Free Speech Rights in Charlottesville
We do it because we believe in the principle, and because we realize that once you chip away at one person’s rights, everyone else’s are at risk. . . .
But when people do go into the street and are arrested, what then? When they put their bodies on the line and the state creates a new law to criminalize that resistance, what then?
The Internet has thrived precisely because of net neutrality. It’s what makes it so vibrant and innovative—a place for creativity, free expression, and exchange of ideas.
… the truth is that Comey is the enemy of whistleblowers, or at least of national security whistleblowers.
Note that no mention is made in this message of any reason for the “non-selection” (actually cancellation) of the panels, depriving the panel organizers and defamed individuals of any ability to challenge the decision. By DAVE LINDORFF Counterpunch June 2, 2017 Beginning today, June 2, the Left Form (formerly the Socialist Scholars’ Conference), will conduct […]
“These leaks have been going on for a long time, and my administration will get to the bottom of this,” Trump warned in a statement on Thursday.
Establishment journalists failed their “first they came for the Communists…” moment at the very beginning of the Trump administration, when DC police arrested and charged at least nine alternative journalists for covering protests at Trump’s inauguration that included property damage. BY JANINE JACKSON FAIR May 25, 2017 It is heartening at least that Montana newspapers […]
In an unprecedented court escalation, Trump protesters could be facing decades in prison for Inauguration demonstrations
The American Civil Liberties Union has called these new laws “unconstitutional,” vowing to “fight in statehouses against any bill that violates the First Amendment.”
As FAIR analyst Adam Johnson (1/18/17) noted, it’s a strange day when the US president is to the left of the country’s editorial pages.
Assange speaks today from the Ecuadorean Embassy in London