U.N. Freedom Of Speech Expert Concerned About Net Neutrality

By Tom Miles, Reuters.com -

GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N.’s freedom of speech expert said on Wednesday he was concerned about the ramifications of a decision in the United States to roll back net neutrality, since it could [...]

J20 Prosecution: The Future Of Free Speech

By Ryan J. Reilly, huffingtonpost.com -

WASHINGTON ― Justice Department prosecutor Jennifer Kerkhoff carried the cardboard evidence box past the jury and placed it next to Officer Andre Reid, the 14-year veteran of the D.C. [...]

Massive Nationwide Protests For Net Neutrality

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org/a> -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Yesterday, more than 700 protests were held across the nation in small towns, suburbs and cities by people calling for a free and open [...]

Groups Urge FCC Chairman to Delay Net Neutrality Vote

By Harold Feld of Public Knowledge, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Harold Feld for Public Knowledge. Popular Resistance Joins Public Knowledge Organized Letter of 40 Organizations Calling for Delay of FCC Vote on Repealing Net Neutrality and Title II Rules. [...]

Lawmakers Demand Tech Corps Censor Journalists And Conduct Surveillance

By Andre Damon, wsws.org -

By Andre Damon for WSWS - Wednesday’s hearings by the House and Senate Intelligence committees on “extremist” political views served as the occasion for members of Congress to urge technology [...]

Federal Court Dismisses Resolute SLAPP Suit Against Greenpeace

By Staff, www.greenpeace.org -

By Staff of Greenpeace - SAN FRANCISCO, October 16, 2017 — Today, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed all claims in the controversial case that [...]

The BDS Movement Is Justified And Cannot Be Stopped

By MIko Peled, www.mikopeled.com -

By MIko Peled for his website Tear Down The Wall. Miko grew up in Israel in a family that could be called Israeli royalty: his ancestors were fighting for a Jewish State decades before Israel was [...]

Comply Or Die: Police State’s Answer To Free Speech Is Brute Force

By John W. Whitehead, www.counterpunch.org -

By John W. Whitehead for Counter Punch - Unfortunately, this is how the government at all levels—federal, state and local—now responds to those who choose to exercise their First Amendment right [...]

Actions You Can Take To Protect Net Neutrality This Week

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Staff. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is threatening to undermine the free and open internet as we know it. In May, the FCC voted to begin a rulemaking that would undo the Open [...]

Newsletter: Internet Freedom Is Fundamental, We Might Lose It

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www,PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. Donald Trump appointed Ajit Pai, a commissioner who opposed Title II and net neutrality, to be chair of the FCC. Pai is a former Verizon lawyer who is [...]

Prosecution Of Assange Is Persecution Of Free Speech

By Nozomi Hayase, www.counterpunch.org -

By Nozomi Hayase for Counter Punch - US authorities are reported to have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. This overreach of US government toward a [...]

Trump’s CIA Targets Wikileaks

By Glenn Greenwald, www.theintercept.com -

By Glenn Greenwald for The Intercept - IN FEBRUARY, after Donald Trump tweeted that the U.S. media were the “enemy of the people,” the targets of his insult exploded with indignation, devoting [...]

Billionaires Funding Plot To Destroy Dissent And Protest In Colleges

By Alex Kotch, www.alternet.org -

By Alex Kotch for AlterNet - As far-right speakers face loud student opposition at their university speaking gigs, conservative lawmakers in several states are introducing legislation that cracks [...]

Does What Happened To Journalist At US-Canada Border Herald Darker Trend?

By Hugh Handeyside, www.aclu.org -

By Hugh Handeyside for ACLU - The recent abusive border search of a Canadian photojournalist should serve as a warning to everyone concerned about press freedom these days. Ed Ou is a renowned [...]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Letter Supporting Colin Kaepernick

By Zach Cartwright, www.usuncut.com -

By Zach Cartwright for US Uncut. “What should horrify Americans is not Kaepernick’s choice to remain seated during the national anthem, but that nearly 50 years after [Muhammad] Ali was banned [...]

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