Tag Archives: Freedom of Expression

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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