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One Year Ago Today: Freedom Of Speech Was Attacked By ISIS & Donald Trump

One year ago today, was the attack on Pamela Geller’s “Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest” in Garland, TX.

Pamela Geller has commemorated this date with the writing of an article which appears on her website as well as on Breitbart News: “ 497 more words


In Turkey, Journalists Sentenced To Jail For Charlie Hebdo Solidarity

In Turkey, Theocracy – 1, Free Press – 0

Turkey takes another step towards fundamentalist theocracy as freedom of the press recedes even further. 768 more words

International Affairs

Political Totalitarianism in America

(Photo via Twitter@mattdpearce Matt Pearce LA Times correspondent)

“It’s my way or the highway!” “You’re either for us or against us!” “You’re un-American.” Am I talking about Donald Trump and his followers and their crazy ideas? 655 more words


Exams with an Aspie

Exams with an Aspie

Welcome to the next adventure with me, let’s talk about exams!

I have recently taken a few exams, and awaiting the results which is always nerve wrecking! 177 more words


Why Diversity Matters in Making Free Speech Really Free

By Alex Garcia – Originally published on Medium November 2015

Over a month ago, The Wesleyan Argus published an op-ed criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement. 3,297 more words


At one time, it seemed as if the free world had defeated the world of totalitarian dictatorships twice — first the Nazis and then the Communists.

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Victoria Derbyshire | Is Free Speech At British Universities Under Threat?

On Monday 25 April, I took part in the Victoria Derbyshire show for a discussion about free speech in British universities. Given that the show tried to cover the inner workings of NUS politics, the ad-hoc activism of unofficial no-platforming, the history of the anti-fascist movement on campuses, and free speech as an abstract principle, it all seemed rather overstuffed even at two hours; but I got to sit next to Julie Bindel and Peter Tatchell as though I’m someone who actually does things, which was nice. 7 more words

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