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Internet speech endangered by authoritarians

By Corey Friedman International Internet regulators could have broad powers to censor online speech if nations like Russia, China and Saudi Arabia have their way. A little-known United Nations body called the International Telecommunication Union is meeting this week to … Continue reading

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Survey says: Americans ignorant of redress of grievances

By Corey Friedman Just one in every 20 Americans knows why we have the right to speak at county commissioners’ meetings and write letters to our congressman. An abysmal 4 percent of adults named the right to petition government for … Continue reading

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Death of a Newsman

By James White I think it is safe to say that the media is dead. It is possible that I am late to this party and am like the last caveman to run out of his home yelling, “Look! I made … Continue reading

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Negative America

By Justin A. Chick There seems to be a growing trend in American society these days of widespread, unprovoked pessimism. From the cynical, unfounded drivel generated in the media to the political slander prevalent in modern politics, this negativity is … Continue reading

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Is Sowell free speech friend or foe?

By Corey Friedman I can sympathize with Thomas Sowell, the syndicated National Review columnist who was incensed to discover that an essay posted to a blog was erroneously credited to him. I can’t, however, defend his haughty rampage. The writer … Continue reading

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Right listing, wrong number

By Corey Friedman When the new telephone directories arrived at the office a few months ago, I flipped through a copy and discovered — to my great consternation — that I’m listed. It doesn’t bother me that you can rifle … Continue reading

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