The Aesthetic Failure of 'Charlie Hebdo'
May 08, 2015
The French satirical magazine refuses to evolve, using a stale artistic strategy from the 1960s.
The defense of free expression should become stronger in the face of violent threats, not weaker.
'Charlie Hebdo' is a complicated issue, so it's worth going to informed sources, not instant experts.
The Anti-Islam Exhibit Attacked in Texas Is a Clearer Free Speech Case Than 'Charlie Hebdo'
May 04, 2015
The most clarifying test cases for free speech involve the defense of the vile.
The Supreme Court hears the case on Monday.
The Two Oklahoma Students Expelled for Their Racist Chant Have a Strong Free-Speech Defense
March 11, 2015
It's a public university, after all.
Spain Is Sending This Basque Activist to Jail for Writing an Op-Ed
November 10, 2014
Was his article free speech, or support for terrorism?
A Secret Service ruling isn't the setback it may seem.
Indian Intellectuals are Being Bullied by Right-Wing Extremists
February 19, 2014
A publisher agreed to pulp a controversial book after right-wing Hindus filed suit. Anyone who cares about free speech in the world's largest democracy should worry.
France's law prohibiting "incitement to hatred" is itself an incitement to hatred.