Tag Archives: Freedom of Expression

August Landmesser, Donald Trump and the National Anthem

A few weeks ago, President Donald Trump made statements that he thought NFL owners should fire any football players who kneel during the national anthem.  When people debated about the right to protest and respecting the military, I thought of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Expression

This past year has got me thinking a lot about the freedom of speech and expression. During this time, there have been protests against conservative and Alt Right figures speaking in college campuses. President Trump has attacked the right of … Continue reading

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Protecting the Freedom of Speech of Those We Disagree With

In the past few months, one of the things that has given me hope during the first few weeks of the Trump administration is the passion of people who are engaging in protests and political rallies. There is a renewed … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo and Religious Extremism

When I first heard about the murder of the cartoonists of the Charlie Hebdo magazine, I was in extreme shock. Friends called me up and asked what I thought. I went instantly to Facebook to see how other cartoonists were … Continue reading

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Muriel Rukeyser and the Freedom To Speak Your Mind

One of my heroes is Muriel Rukeyser. Muriel Rukeyser was a poet who was involved in many left wing causes from the 1930s to the 1970s. In spite of her championing of many left wing causes, Muriel was often criticized … Continue reading

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