Freedom of speech

Defend Charlie Hebdo’s Publishing Disgusting Cartoons About Muslims? Yes. Give Them an Award for It? No.

Defend Charlie Hebdo’s Publishing Disgusting Cartoons About Muslims? Yes. Give Them an Award for It? No. Defend Charlie Hebdo’s Publishing Disgusting Cartoons About Muslims? Yes. Give Them an Award for It? No.

The issue is the cartoons—and what they mean to ordinary French Muslims.

May 1, 2015 / Blog / Jon Wiener

‘Charlie Hebdo’ Deserves Its Award for Courage in Free Expression. Here’s Why.

‘Charlie Hebdo’ Deserves Its Award for Courage in Free Expression. Here’s Why. ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Deserves Its Award for Courage in Free Expression. Here’s Why.

The French satirical publication takes aim at fundamentalism—in all its forms.

Apr 30, 2015 / Blog / Katha Pollitt

Why ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Is Not Pamela Geller

Why ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Is Not Pamela Geller Why ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Is Not Pamela Geller

A more apt comparison would be between the surviving staff of the satirical magazine and the brave abortion providers who carried on after the murder of Dr. George Tiller.

May 5, 2015 / Stuart Klawans

Freedom’s Song

Freedom’s Song Freedom’s Song

Over The Nation’s 150-year history, each new generation of radicals and reformers has contested the promise—and the meaning—of freedom.

Mar 23, 2015 / Books & the Arts / Eric Foner

What Americans Should Do After Charlie Hebdo

What Americans Should Do After Charlie Hebdo What Americans Should Do After Charlie Hebdo

We must resist the push to increase surveillance and repeat the foreign policy mistakes of the past.

Jan 14, 2015 / Editorial / The Editors

Against Easy Stories

Against Easy Stories Against Easy Stories

Facile explanations for the massacre must be resisted.

Jan 14, 2015 / Editorial / Laila Lalami

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