free speech

The Aesthetic Failure of 'Charlie Hebdo'
The French satirical magazine refuses to evolve, using a stale artistic strategy from the 1960s
May 08, 2015

The French satirical magazine refuses to evolve, using a stale artistic strategy from the 1960s.

Pamela Geller Is Not "Morally Responsible" for the Terrorist Attack in Texas
The defense of free expression should become stronger in the face of violent threats, not weaker
May 07, 2015

The defense of free expression should become stronger in the face of violent threats, not weaker.  

How Did Everybody Suddenly Become an Expert on French Visual Satire?
May 06, 2015

'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. 

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?

The Supreme Court Gives a Subtle Boost to Free Speech
A Secret Service ruling isn't the setback it may seem
May 28, 2014

A Secret Service ruling isn't the setback it may seem.

Indian Intellectuals are Being Bullied by Right-Wing Extremists
A Hindu group sues, a publisher caves, and a nation becomes less free
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 Has Charged Bob Dylan With Breaking the Country's Most Ridiculous Law
December 03, 2013

France's law prohibiting "incitement to hatred" is itself an incitement to hatred.

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