Archive For The “Free Speech” Category

Nothing ‘Free’ About Intersectionality

Nothing ‘Free’ About Intersectionality

We have gone from viewing censorship as a tool of repression to facing an outright free speech crisis in the world, and it is extremely concerning. Gone are the days when Socrates gave his life for the good fight against restrictive moralizing censors or when the abolitionist Frederick Douglass championed women’s suffrage during the mid-19th…

Julian Assange Arrested In London

Julian Assange Arrested In London

First of all, let us not forget why Julian Assange has been in the Ecuadorian embassy for a near decade; in 2012 he, Assange, sought refuge with the Ecuadorian authorities when British courts ordered him extradited to Sweden to face questioning in a sexual assault case – think rape, not harassment. At the time Swedish…