Free Speech Debate

6 Dec 2013
The right to be forgotten is a right to have one's digital footprint erased from the internet. This         ...
16 May 2013
Government transparency, the idea that government should be open about what it is doing with its citizens, has been around since the enlightenment when...
15 Feb 2013
The sophistication of modern surveillance technology has increased by leaps and bounds in the 21st century. Governments have unprecedented power to watch their...
13 Feb 2013
Repressive governments, here defined as governments that are anti-democratic, that do not afford general civil rights to their citizens, and that do not have a...
Commando Radio-Kabul's newest DJ, Pashtana Shenwari
7 Jan 2013
Why the Arab world needs community radioSocial media and satellite television played a crucial role in the Arab uprisings, but Daoud Kuttab argues community...
Barack Obama election night victory 2012 by White House/Chuck Kennedy
4 Jan 2013
The Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission[1] held that the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which protects...
7 Dec 2012
History reclassified as state secret: the case of Xu ZerongIn 2002, historian Xu Zerong was sentenced to 13 years in jail for leaking state secrets. The...
7 Dec 2012
A university of less-than-liberal arts?Should Yale University refuse to operate in Singapore where human rights and free expression face significant...
7 Dec 2012
Does money have the right to speak?The US supreme court's decision on Citizens United raises a vital issue: should corporations have the same free speech...
23 Nov 2012
The Case: Pussy Riot, Putin's Russia and the Orthodox ChurchWas punk band Pussy Riot’s anti-Putin performance in a Moscow church 'religious hatred hooliganism...
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