Tag: Free Speech

  • Consumer Choice Podcast EP194: Evan Swarztrauber on the net neutrality rematch

    Consumer Choice Podcast EP194: Evan Swarztrauber on the net neutrality rematch

    Today we sit down with Evan Swarztrauber to anlayze the resurrection of the Title re-classification of Internet Service Providers, otherwise known as net neutrality. While net neutrality is an important principle, when weaponized by the FCC and the federal government, it could have disastrous consequences for investment, free speech, and innovation across the board. Evan…

  • The Ghosts of Extremism

    The Ghosts of Extremism

    On December 16, 2016, Berlin residents and tourists were sipping mulled wine, chowing down sausages, and marveling at the glowing Christmas trees that filled the Breitscheidplatz in the German capital. Moments later, disaster struck: a semi-truck with Polish license plates plowed through the crowds of holiday shoppers, destroying vendor stands, and sending debris flying across…

  • Canada Should End Its Love of “Hate Speech” Bans

    Canada Should End Its Love of “Hate Speech” Bans

    Censorship Contradicts One of the Most Fundamental Principles We Can Observe By Yaël Ossowski | PanAm Post Should it be a crime to believe an alternative version of history? What about publishing photos or writing articles that certain groups may deem offensive or downright hateful? At least in the United States, thanks in large part to the…

  • Florida officials want stronger bans on military funeral protests, negative campaign ads

    By Yaël Ossowski | Florida Watchdog ST. PETERSBURG — Free speech is a great idea, but it doesn’t extend to military funeral protesters and political smear campaigns. That’s the attitude of several Florida state lawmakers throwing their weight behind a pair of bills, each establishing restrictions on speech that could be considered either harmful or…