Thomas Jefferson believed Freedom of Speech was necessary to a democracy not only because democracy requires that men be able to express dissent and air grievances without fear of reprisal, but also because it is a mechanism by which a society, and as such a democracy, improves itself. 1,503 more words
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On Ukraine and Crimea, on democracy and human rights in Russia, forget about Ketchum and company and what they do for money: go with the girls, Femen and Pussy Riot, for integrity.
The Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv has offered a position to Andrey Zubov, the Russian professor who had been fired for criticizing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Kyiv National University announced on its Facebook page on March 4. 180 more words