Category Archive for "Art Expression"

Baby of Oslo, San Francisco Freedom Forum presents dissidents, defectors and survivors

Sep 29 2016

At the end of September I attended the San Francisco Freedom Forum, the one-day spin off of the acclaimed Oslo Freedom Forum…

Rushdie slams regressive PC speech as ‘time of appeasement’

Sep 08 2016

In an interview with Le Figaro magazine (France) author Salman Rushdie (Satanic Verses) slammed Western society’s embracement of politically correct speech in which…

Teenage provocateur, Amos Yee, stands trial in Singapore

Aug 19 2016

Amos Yee is an articulate 17-year-old YouTube sensation from Singapore best known for his atheist rants against religion, mostly Islam and Christianity.…

Saudi blogger’s wife recounts first 50 lashes

May 17 2016

Here is a great column in The Guardian by Ensaf Haidar, the wife of Raif Badawi who is jailed and sentenced to 1,000…

Comedian says politically correct speech isn’t working

Jan 18 2016

Comedian Chelsea Handler wrote a terrific op-ed in the Daily Beast about our “failed experiment” in politically correct speech. She writes, “Americans…

Israeli teens mark anniversary of Charlie Hebdo attacks with cartoon competition

Jan 12 2016

The Jerusalem Press Club marked the one year anniversary of the deadly terrorist attacks  on the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo with an…

Juveniles on death row in Saudi Arabia

Jan 03 2016

The UK’s Independent publishes images of eight juveniles one death row in Saudi Arabia. Gallery here.

Saudi blogger on hunger strike, condition worsens

Jan 02 2016

Just finished the book, 1000 Lashes: Because I say what I think, by imprisoned Saudi blogger, Raif Badawi just as this headline appeared…

EU youth publish graphic novel exposing limitations on press

Nov 28 2015

  November 28, 2015 – Here is a great story about the European Youth Press and how they created and published a…

JH Community School and MWO celebrate Free Speech Week

Oct 26 2015

Jackson Hole, WY – During the week of October 19, 2015 I spent several days at the Jackson Hole Community School teaching…

Helping youth exposed to conflict understand their rights to freedom of expression in order to build a more peaceful society.