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Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

The book is set in a time when TV dominates society, and books are seen as irrelevant and are burned to ashes by the firemen. Guy Montag is one of the firemen, but during one book burning, he ends up taking a book. 105 more words

Book Reviews

Taught to Think Like Censors

SPOTLIGHT: What the bleep is going on in higher education?

BIG PICTURE: Greg Lukianoff is a free speech attorney and the head of FIRE – the… 270 more words

Free Speech

Freedom to Speak, Freedom to Hear

SPOTLIGHT: Free speech is about you speaking your mind. Intellectual freedom is about other people hearing your voice.

BIG PICTURE: During the Cold War, the American Library Association (ALA) … 364 more words

Ethical & Philosophical

LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund

Advocacy | Intellectual Freedom | Humanitarian Aid

The LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund supports librarians who are facing financial difficulty due to discrimination or because they have taken a stand in support of intellectual freedom. 12 more words

Mentoring & Leadership Building

Reblog: "Librarians as Cultural Warriors & Protectors"

I want to reblog Lisa Hoover’s wonderful post from the American Library Association’s Intellectual Freedom Blog without too much ado. Hoover’s post, “Librarians as Cultural Warriors & Protectors,” 262 more words


Lightweight Climate News

SPOTLIGHT: Journalists have been dutiful government mouthpieces.

BIG PICTURE: Drieu Godefridi describes international media coverage of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as “a disinformation initiative of almost unparalleled proportions.” His highly recommended… 219 more words


Wilfrid Laurier University & its Social Justice adherents who censor

A storm of poop 💩 has concluded at Wilfrid Laurier University.

This poop 💩 debacle was caused by a trio and one more: Two professors, a bureaucrat, and a “them” from the Rainbow Centre… 1,940 more words