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June 14, 2016
Is Removing Climate Skepticism From Textbooks Censorship?
The public-school board in Portland, Oregon, tried to broaden the district’s climate-change curriculum. Now it’s being accused of suppressing debate.
February 15, 2016
NSA: National Security, Art
Perhaps what’s most striking about “Astro Noise” and “Agitprop!” are the ingenuity and openness of the institutions hosting the shows.
July 27, 2015
A Traitor Who Writes
Chinese novelist Yan Lianke on censorship and the dream of getting published without writing drivel.
July 2, 2015
This Professor Was Fired for Saying ‘Fuck No’ in Class
The misuse of sexual-harassment policies by pusillanimous college administrators is creating a campus panic.
April 15, 2015
The New Thought Police
Why are campus administrators invoking civility to silence critical speech?
Joan W. Scott
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April 13, 2015
Will Ukraine’s New Anti-Communist Law Usher in a Free-Speech Dark Age?
The law, still to be signed by the president, is more about silencing the left than anything else.
January 7, 2015
The bogus moral outrage over
November 12, 2014
Andrew Sullivan Versus the Social-Justice Warriors
The famous blogger needn’t panic. Twitter’s new partnership with the feminist group WAM! is an attempt to fight abuse, not impose ideological censorship.