Category Freedom of Speech
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 […]
“Our democracy functions best when we have a strong, diverse, and independent local journalism.”
‘Enough’: Students Walk Out Nationwide to Protest Inaction on Gun Violence, Call for March 24th protests nationwide.
The walkout is part of a national student-led movement to end gun violence.
50 state bills, Minnesota included, with a link to find information on your state.
In a Major Free Speech Victory, a Federal Court Strikes Down a Law that Punishes Supporters of Israel Boycott by Glenn Greenwald
It’s hard to imagine a law that more directly violates the First Amendment’s guarantee of free speech than one that seeks to deny people benefits for which everyone else is eligible due solely to the state’s disapproval of their political views and activism.