Who knew that publishing an ‘incorrect’ map of China or ostensibly ‘recognizing’ Taiwan would be met with repression and economic blackmail?
So it has been awhile since we had one of these (thankfully), but the worst idea of April 2018 is a great representative of the silliness seemingly assaulting our politics these days.
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Employees at Google are taking a stand against the company for working with the Pentagon on AI projects. Here’s why they’re wrong.
Although it has been positively swamped by the news of the Nunes memo, you may have heard about another Amtrak crash over the weekend, this time in South Carolina. The crash, between an Amtrak passenger train and a CSX freight train carrying automobiles,
killed two Amtrak employees and injured over 100 passengers on the train. Read More »
“It is easy to defend freedom of speech when the message is something many people find at least reasonable. But the defense of freedom of speech is most critical when the message is one most people find repulsive. That was true when the Nazis marched in Skokie. It remains true today.”
– ACLU Statement, August 2000
Now that I’ve gone through a
less-than-concise legal history of the First Amendment in the 20, let’s talk about an organization that has made its own impact on the popular understanding of free speech and assembly in the United States: the American Civil Liberties Union, or ACLU. th Century Read More »