free speech

Ohio bill protects ‘conservatives’ from the pressures of democracy

By John Stoehr / May 26, 2023 /

When it comes to free speech, the point is not liberty for all.

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Critics of ‘diversity, equity and inclusion’ and their love of antipolitical politics

By John Stoehr / February 28, 2023 /

They accuse colleges of answering to the Politburo of Wokeness. What they are telling us is less about politics and more about who they are. 

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‘Anti-woke’ critics are not defending free speech. They’re defending the status quo from ordinary, democratic politics

By John Stoehr / October 12, 2022 /

The true choice has always been the politics of reform or the politics of the status quo. Both, however, are products of democracy.

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The problem isn’t a billionaire like Elon Musk buying Twitter. The problem is the government’s fear of regulating billionaires

By Claire Bond Potter / April 26, 2022 /

More likely than a mass exodus from the social media platform is that things will go on much as they did before.

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Effective speech isn’t free. It takes torrents of cash

By Noah Berlatsky / April 21, 2022 /

We’re as free to speak as billionaires like Elon Musk want us to be.

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In the debate over free speech, we need less focus on politics, more focus on the truth

By Mia Brett / January 7, 2022 /

No, Twitter did not infringe on Marjorie Taylor Greene’s liberty.

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