While Prince Harry, some Senators, and the American people may be confused about the First Amendment, the founders were not.
Corporations cannot censor, only governments can.
YouTube abruptly deleted some of Louder with Crowder videos, blocked him from uploading new videos for a week and permanently demonetized his channel. “It means I can make $0 on YouTube,” he explains.
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When you send your youngster off to college, you might not mind that they will have to walk on eggshells, respect taboos, snitch on fellow students for politically incorrect jokes and learn to use ad hominem arguments as a means to attack ideas they find...
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Government censorship will only reduce the ability to understand the causes of people guided by anti-capitalist ideas.
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The more we get accustomed to settling our disagreements with words, even offensive words, the less we need to settle disputes with fists and swords.
Politicians aren’t qualified to regulate the internet. The free market under a rule of law is.
Once the leftists gain control, as they have at many universities, free speech becomes a liability and must be suppressed.
The assertion and repetition of “white privilege,” “the one percent,” “social justice,” “racist,” “gay-basher,” “LGBT-hater,” “gender insensitivity,” etc., have had numbing effects on private and public discourse.
The intellectual intolerance and resort to physical force to prevent speakers from addressing students represents a dangerous totalitarian streak among so-called “progressives.”
If today’s students are increasingly hostile to intellectual freedom, can we really expect tomorrow’s voters, lawyers, judges, politicians to uphold free speech?
On the 15th anniversary of the worst domestic terrorist attack in history—September 11—a college student’s memorial flag display was destroyed three times.
“It’s a whole other thing if you’re encouraging and cheering on the proposed murder of Americans who are standing in defense of the freedom of speech, and then not doing anything about it. Why did the FBI only have one agent there? And not a team waiting for them to shoot back?”
An important aspect of the freedom to exercise reason is the freedom of speech: the liberty to express opinions and to persuade others, whether to advertise one’s products, to raise capital, to contract suppliers, or to recruit employees. Taking this freedom away also severely undermines companies’ ability to create material values.
In Germany, it appears that all you need to do to land in jail is be accused by a judge of having a “clear right-wing background.” Has Germany learned nothing from its prior experiences with fascism?
When free speech is gone, all of freedom is gone.
Geert Wilders is on trial not for his actions, but for his opinions.
You don’t have to like Donald Trump, or his positions, to be uspet about what’s happening to freedom of speech and association in America.
Individualism and Capitalism vs. Marxian Gender and Race Conflict: Trigger Words and College Safe Spaces
In our post-Soviet era, the Marxian framework and mind games have been transformed into issues concerning “gender” and “race” as well as “social class.”
If the government subsidizes or operates newspapers, the important role of independent investigation and criticism of government actions—and the hope for changing the government—is lost.