free-speech-issues

COMMENTARY

The Supreme Court’s free speech verdict in Pa. cheerleader case won’t help declining civil discourse | Opinion

BY: - June 28, 2021

As knowledge about the First Amendment has waned, so has training in this fundamental constitutional right.

COMMENTARY

How a Pa. case may impact what public school students all over the country can – and can’t – say on social media | Opinion

BY: - March 3, 2021

Can schools discipline students for remarks made online? The answer is not entirely clear.

COMMENTARY

Does ‘deplatforming’ really curb online hate speech? 3 experts weigh in | Analysis

BY: - January 17, 2021

The question of how effective deplatforming is can be looked at from two different angles: Does it work from a technical standpoint, and does it have an effect on worrisome communities themselves?

COMMENTARY

How should schools teach kids about the U.S. Capitol insurrection? Six education experts explain

BY: - January 12, 2021

The Conversation U.S. asked six education experts how teachers – and parents – can help young people comprehend, analyze and process what happened.

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Are we witnessing the death of reason and truth in American public life? | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - July 1, 2020

The First Amendment was written by people who trusted reason, truth and the universe We no longer do. And that's bad for our civil debate.