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Art World Abstracts: A Blockbuster Matisse Show, and More!

“Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” is now the most well-attended show in the history of the Tate Modern. All signs point to a bonanza for MoMA when the stateside edition opens there later this fall. 165 more words

Judge Strikes Down Ohio Law Criminalizing False Political Speech: Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on Behalf of the Plaintiff by P.J. O’Rourke

Over at The CornerIan Tuttle has two items concerning an Ohio free speech court ruling:

An Ohio federal judge landed a blow for free-speech advocates on Thursday, striking down a law that gave the state government the right to regulate political speech it deemed false. 371 more words

Mediasphere

Lux et Veritas at Yale: Free Speech?

From NRThe Editors: When, this spring, Brandeis University reneged on its commencement invitation to human-rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, it revealed the cravenness that characterizes many of America’s leading institutions of higher education. 448 more words

History

Net Neutrality debate: prevent internet ransom

In the USA there is an on going debate about net neutrality which is a complex topic.

Basically the issue is large communications infrastructure providers are attempting to ransom content delivery companies for speed (bandwidth) or priority access to their own customers. 64 more words

Law & Government

Russian Website Hosts Terror Propaganda

Adam Kredo reports: Propaganda and media accounts associated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL or ISIS) are now being hosted by a Russian social media platform after the terror group was thrown off U.S. 434 more words

War Room