Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Tag: freedom of speech

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.

Courts halt DeSantis’ ‘Stop WOKE Act’: A victory for free speech...

In a striking defense of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court blocks Florida's "Stop WOKE Act", safeguarding diversity and inclusion discussions in workplaces.

The Palestine exception to campus free speech

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

Elon Musk’s “X” accuses Media Matters of defamation amidst growing concerns...

This legal action accuses the nonprofit media company of purposefully and maliciously defaming him and X.

‘A win for Civil Rights’: Federal judge blocks Florida GOP’s anti-protest...

"We are glad the court has agreed to suspend enforcement of this key provision while we continue to advocate to ensure that protesters in Florida can safely exercise their right to speak out against injustice."

Julian Assange and the increasing threat to freedom of the press

The continued persecution of Manning and Assange shows that while actual war criminals are showered with praise and given lucrative sinecures, those who reveal their crimes are the ones who will face punishment.

Press Freedom is under threat in the land of its birth

Hong Kong looks freer than the U.S. these days.

Murder and intimidation of environmental activists hits record levels

As of this writing, nearly 60 activists and defenders are known to have been murdered this year.

In March for Our Lives, student rights have become human rights

The young have long been that catalyst for change, and the Never Again movement is a continuation of that tradition.

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Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.

Doesn’t the forever Scoundrel-in-chief expose Trumpism as rank, deviant criminality?

The main “freedom” sought by this scam freedom fighter (and lackeys) is to commit more crimes.

Senators unveil landmark bill to ban junk food ads aimed at kids amid rising...

Senators Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Peter Welch propose the Childhood Diabetes Reduction Act, targeting junk food advertisements to combat the escalating diabetes and obesity epidemic among children.

New bill expands warrantless spying amid widespread criticism

The U.S. Senate has approved a significant expansion of government surveillance powers, raising alarms over potential violations of civil liberties.

Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.