Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Tag: free speech

House passes controversial bill targeting ICC officials over Israel: 42 Democrats...

Critics warn that the legislation, which passed 247-155, could undermine the court's independence and be weaponized to silence free speech in the United States.

Violent arrest of Emory Professor spotlights brutality of police crackdown on...

Emory University incident raises alarms: Academic community questions police response to peaceful campus protests amid growing national debate on academic freedom and civil liberties.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in...

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

Court halts Texas law on book ratings, upholding freedom in school...

In a landmark decision, a federal appeals court blocks a Texas law that aimed to impose ratings on library books, citing constitutional violations and safeguarding the right to free expression.

The Palestine exception to campus free speech

“Solidarity is the kind of presence that costs you something.”

Socialism’s self-criticism and real democracy

Whatever forms of government (including representative-electoral) coexist with class-divided economic systems, the hard reality is that one class rules the other.

Protest wave sweeps the nation: Illinois streets and Capitol Hill erupt...

Activists in Illinois and Washington D.C. stand in defiance, calling for an end to the siege on Gaza and urging U.S. officials to back a ceasefire.

U.S. Senate passes resolution condemning pro-Palestinian campus activism amidst escalating speech...

Amidst rising tensions and a national debate, voices on U.S. campuses and workplaces face severe backlash for speaking out on the Israel-Gaza conflict, raising pivotal questions about free speech and the price of political expression in America.

The silencing of dissent: how Big Oil is shielding itself through...

money talks, and it’s drowning out the voice of the people as 60% of U.S. oil and gas operations are now fortified against protests due to an infusion of lobbying dollars.

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Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.

How to revive America and thump Trump in one fell swoop: Run a Harris-Biden...

Does Harris not resolve crippling aging issues, and that miserable debate not linked to her, presenting a youthful, energetic ex-senator and experienced VP.

Israeli military accused of massacre in al-Mawasi ‘safe zone,’ killing over 90 Palestinians

UN and international outcry as Israel justifies deadly strike by targeting Hamas.

Climate advocates sound alarm over JD Vance’s climate denial and corporate loyalties as Trump’s...

His stance shifted dramatically once he entered the political arena.
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Boeing is everything wrong with American capitalism

Boeing’s descent is a case study in how American capitalism has become so rotten. Robert Reich explains.