Category Archive for "First Amendment"

MWO celebrates Free Speech Week, partners with NK defectors

Nov 20 2016

Jackson Hole, Wyoming – In celebration of national Free Speech Week (October 17-21, 2016, www.freespeechweek.org/) Minds Wide Open founder and former alternative weekly…

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…

Katie Couric and producer sued for defamation

Sep 14 2016

Beware children, don’t be so blinded by your precious ideas that you do dumb stuff re-edit the truth to match your politics. The…

Journos alarmed by warrant for arrest for Amy Goodman

Sep 13 2016

The Committee to Protect Journalists has issued a statement condemning the warrant for arrest for Amy Goodman, host and producer for radio news…

University says ‘sorry, no safe spaces’ to incoming freshman

Aug 25 2016

Incoming freshman at the University of Chicago received a warning in their acceptance letters; a warning that there will be no warnings…

What the heck is happening on college campuses?

May 26 2016

Two articles on the topic of freedom of expression on college campuses have grabbed my attention of late. Both are well-written and…

World Press Freedom at all-time low

May 06 2016

It’s interesting that as we become more connected through the Internet and digital media that we are actually becoming less free. Who…

University fires newspaper mentor for publishing ‘drown the bunnies’ comment

Feb 10 2016

Here is a disturbing story in today’s New York Times about Mount St. Mary’s University’s (MD) administrator’s efforts to silence its critics. According…

Resist the urge to limit speech

Nov 21 2015

November 21, 2015 – A couple of interesting items today deal with self-censorship and the rise in support of limiting speech.  …

Local Jackson paper covers free speech issues, cites MWO

Oct 28 2015

Jackson Hole, WY – Local paper, Planet Jackson Hole, published a nice overview of some recent free speech issues in Jackson Hole,…

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