Tag Archives: Free Speech

Glenn Greenwald: Our First Amendment Barometer

Glenn Greenwald is the intrepid journalist that was contacted by Edward Snowden last summer to disclose the fact that the NSA is accessing large swaths of data- from within the US and without- by harvesting massive amounts of information shared … Continue reading

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Chick-Fil-A, Free Speech, and Gay Rights

Dan Cathy, the CEO of Chick-Fil-A, is against gay marriage.  His worldview is one that is shaped by religious, and more specifically Biblical, ideology.  He recently made public, his views on the matter, saying:   “I think we are inviting … Continue reading

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Free Speech Is Becoming Costly

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden in order to face allegations of sexual misconduct.  Assange, who has still yet to be charged with a crime, and has attempted to face questioning … Continue reading

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The Need For Free Expression

Recent governmental attacks against journalists as a response to revelations of government malfeasance, as conveyed by whistle-blowers, should be a serious concern to all of us. Freedom of thought, voiced and placed into action by the freedom of expression, is … Continue reading

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Obama’s Efforts to Suppress The Truth In Yemen

Outstanding journalism by Glenn Greenwald of Salon.com and Jeremy Scahill of The Nation, exposing the injustice being exacted on Yemeni reporter Abdulah Haider Shaye, as he remains dubiously imprisoned in Yemen, as a result of President Obama urging former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to rescind … Continue reading

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