Free speech at American universities is under threat

“LIBERALISM is white supremacy!” shouted the students, as their hapless speaker—Claire Gastañaga of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)—looked on. The protesters at the College of William and Mary, the alma mater of Thomas Jeffers.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistOct 12th, 2017

100 Chicago Professors "Propose To Exclude Viewpoints They Find Objectionable"

Even The Wall Street Journal's op-ed pages have realized that American Universities, and their tenured ivory-tower-protagonists' "free speech" arguments, have sent th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 19th, 2018

Adam Silver: My job is to protect NBA players" free speech

CNNMoney's Ahiza Garcia sits down with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to discuss why his players are more socially active than some other athletes and how basketball fits into the American Dream......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnFeb 16th, 2018

Universities Are Using Disguised hecklers To Shut Down Free Speech

More and more universities are trying to use a disguised heckler’s veto to prevent controversial speakers from appearing on campuses in order to avoid the added security.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 10th, 2018

NewsWatch: 6 things all investors should be thankful for

Tim Mullaney says he’s thankful for the good sense of the American people, free speech and free markets — and a few other things too......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 23rd, 2017

Tim Mullaney: 6 things all investors should be thankful for

Tim Mullaney says he’s thankful for the good sense of the American people, free speech and free markets — and a few other things too......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 22nd, 2017

Trump"s Nafta Threat Casts Pall Over Business Plans

While many view President Trump’s threat to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement as a negotiating tactic, some businesses with cross-border operations are preparing for the possibility......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 3rd, 2017

Former FEC Chair Demands Internet "Disinformation" Crackdown In Major Threat To Free Speech

Former FEC Chair Demands Internet "Disinformation" Crackdown In Major Threat To Free Speech.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 19th, 2017

Here"s what Central Ohio"s college presidents have to say about free speech on campus

The attorney for a white supremacist who's attempting to tour U.S. colleges and universities to spread his message of hate has given Ohio State University until tomorrow to respond to his latest request. Michigan lawyer Kyle Bristow said his clien.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2017

Free Speech: Colleges Could Be Fined If They Stifle Debate On Campus, U.K. Says

'Our universities must open minds, not close them,' government says......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 19th, 2017

"The "Ghost Gun" Threat Is Real & Growing" - CA Senator Warns Weapon Can Be 3D-Printed In An Hour

Via, The story starts with Cody Wilson, an American crypto-anarchist, free market anarchist, and gun-right activist. He is the founder of Defense Distributed, a non-profit organization that develops and publish.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 3rd, 2017

Sessions says free speech on college campuses is "under attack," but calls NFL protests "a big mistake"

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday accused American college campuses of being echo chambers of "political correctness and homogeneous thought" and undermining free speech rights, at the same time defendi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 26th, 2017

Mexico looks to Latin America amid NAFTA threat

Latin American leaders are pushing further into free trade in 2017 as President Donald Trump threatens to tear up trade agreements and slap tariffs on imports......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 21st, 2017

Berkeley Police Plan "Unprecedented Security" For Ben Shapiro Event

Berkeley, California was the purported birthplace of the American “Free Speech” movement during the 1960s. But in 2017, it has become singularly associated with liberal oppression. A place .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 14th, 2017

The ACLU stands up for an alt-right author’s freedom of speech

IN AMERICA, the fight for free speech sometimes produces odd alliances. Nearly four decades ago, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), a left-leaning advocacy group, famously defended the right of neo.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistAug 11th, 2017

Facebook fights U.S. gag order that it says chills free speech

Facebook Inc (FB.O) is challenging a gag order from a U.S. court that is preventing the company from talking about three government search warrants that it said pose a threat to freedom of speech, according to court documents......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 4th, 2017

New Legislation Could End Free Speech on College Campuses

The Wisconsin State Assembly recently passed a campus speech bill that would require public colleges and universities to punish students who disrupt campus speakers......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 2nd, 2017

A Clear and Present Danger

Some American college campuses have become breeding grounds for anti-free speech and politically correct zealots, some totally deranged to the point of using physical violence and property destruction to.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 2nd, 2017

News Analysis: On Trade, a Politically Feisty Trump Risks Economic Damage

The president’s threat to pull the United States out of the North American Free Trade Agreement would hurt the very workers he says he aims to help......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump backs off threats, promises U.S. will stay in Nafta

President Donald Trump pledged Wednesday night to keep the U.S. in the North American Free Trade Agreement, hours after his aides told reporters he was considering issuing a threat to pull out of the 23-year-old pact with Canada and Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2017

Facebook Shareholders Propose Reports on ‘Fake News’

As well as a gender pay equality report. Shareholders have proposed that Facebook prepare a report on the threat to democracy and free speech from so-called fake news spread on the social media forum, .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 15th, 2017