<i>There’s much to criticize in American politics, says honorary professor André Liebich. Except for one admirable thing: the First Amendment of the Constitution consecrated in the freedom of expression. In Europe, censorship is gaining ground.</i>
There is plenty in the United States to criticize and oppose: [Read more]
<i>The U.S. student revolts of 2015: "Goodthink" instead of dissent and freedom of expression.</i>
What does George Orwell have to do with Halloween? We have Orwell's "1984" to thank for "goodthink" and "newspeak." Totalitarian-controlled speech no longer permitted concepts or ideas that expressed "crimethink": [Read more]
Consequently, civil society is not about eliminating racism; it is about being able to function well despite it.
This sensitivity creates a victim and then gives him the right to shut his opponent's mouth.
A third packet of intimate photos of celebrities was leaked on the Internet over the weekend. But one case last week caught attention: After a speech in the U.N., actress Emma Watson, who spoke of gender discrimination, was the “victim” of a site claiming that she would be the next to have photos divulged when a [Read more]