free speech


US Department of Education investigates Fordham University for punishing pro-freedom Chinese-American student

The Trump Administration is investigating Fordham University for punishing a Chinese-American student who posted a picture of himself armed in protest of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

Mia Cathell

Professor refuses to allow any opinions in class that go against BLM or abortion

An English professor at Iowa State University threatened to dismiss students in her class if they expressed opinions in opposition to abortion or the Black Lives Matter organization.

Collin Jones

Syracuse University to punish students who witness 'racist' incidents and don't act

Syracuse University officials created a new punishment policy for student "bystanders and accomplices" accused of silence and inaction in "racist" offenses.

Mia Cathell

Conservatives rally behind teacher fired for supporting Trump, launch fundraiser

Conservative activist Kyle Kashuv has launched a fundraiser for Justin Kucera, a Michigan high school teacher who was fired for pointing out that Donald Trump is the president.

Libby Emmons

UBC sued for violating free speech, cancelling Andy Ngo speaking event

The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF) is suing the University of British Columbia for its cancellation of a speaking engagement by TPM editor-at-large Andy Ngo.

Barrett Wilson

Pushing edgy people to the fringes of the internet silences free speech and silos discourse

The goal of removing the opposition entirely from mainstream platforms is to censor discourse and to close off avenues of debate or inquiry.

Collin Jones

Western countries and the creep of communism

Western countries are among the most successful in the world. The success of these western countries is derived from the freedom they provide their people.

Jonathan Bradley

University cancel culture is coward culture

The University of British Columbia would rather encourage violence and get sued than honour its own mission to support free speech, enquiry and debate.

John Carpay

Noted authors demand end to censorship and cancel culture

The letter was signed by Noam Chomsky, Margaret Atwood, JK Rowling, Salman Rushdie, Malcolm Gladwell, Jonathan Haidt, and dozens more writers, journalists and academics.

Quinn Patrick

To work at Twitter you have to subscribe to gender ideology

This debate over pronouns, demonstrated by the Twitter job application, is often dismissed among progressives as just semantics. It isn't.

Nicole Russell

Facebook removes 'violent' groups amid boycott from corporate interests—Antifa groups remain

Facebook has banned of hundreds of accounts across its platform including accounts of groups considered violent; however, domestic terrorist Antifa accounts remain.

Libby Emmons

Notley attacks Bunner's speech as 'illegal' simply because she disagrees with him

It’s one thing when the majority of people agree with a particular belief or opinion. It’s quite another when the government renders disagreement "illegal".

John Carpay

Conservatives must fight Twitter censorship or risk losing their voice

Twitter is not just a platform to express personal ideas, it is very literally access to the public square and political conversation.

Chad Felix Greene

Ricky Gervais is the heretic we need right now

Gervais, from modest middle-class background, is now a millionaire. He is expected to adopt the beliefs of his current class, not hold to his previous ones. He won't.

Sumantra Maitra

Parents of toddlers featured in popular Trump meme plan to sue its creator, Carpe Donktum

The parents of two toddlers featured in a widely popular meme in support of President Trump plan to sue the meme-maker, Carpe Donktum, after the meme was censored by both Facebook and Twitter.

Barrett Wilson