Tag: Freedom

Trump Says He Would Talk To Bill Gates And ‘Close Up The Internet’ To Fight Daesh

One the same day Donald Trump called for a ” total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,” Muslim-Americans included, he also called for shutting down the internet because we are “losing a lot of people to it.” Never mind free speech, those who would cite the First Amendment and free speech are “foolish people, we have a… Read More ›

French Undercover Police Crack Down On Freedom Of Speech In Paris

Yesterday undercover police cracked down on anyone questioning the sponsors of a corporate “Solutions 21” event in Paris. The action was supported by Amis de la Terre, ATTAC France, Climate Justice Action, Corporate Europe Observatory, JEDIs, Solidaire and Young Friends of the Earth France. Freedom of Speech? “I thought our leaders marched in unity for… Read More ›

Jewish Defence League UK Extremists Sentenced For Assault On Palestine Activists

By Asa Winstanley / Electronic Intifada Two thugs affiliated with the Jewish Defence League UK were sentenced Monday to 150 hours of community service each and £1,140 ($1,700) in fines between them. Roberta Moore and Robert De Jonge assaulted two people at a Palestine literary festival in London in September. Last month a judge found… Read More ›

Christian Chaplain Fired For Preaching Compassion & Love Over Violence of American Sniper

By Zaid Jilani / AlterNet On February 10th, MidAmerica Nazarene University’s  (MNU) chaplain Randy Beckum gave his morning sermon, which wasn’t unusual – it was his job. But what was different that day was the response to the sermon – as one student paper put it, the sermon sparked an “outcry” and a torrent of… Read More ›