free speech

Marchers at a white-supremacy rally encircle counter protestors at the base of a statue of Thomas Jefferson after marching through the University of Virginia campus with torches in Charlottesville, Va., USA on August 11, 2017. (Shay Horse/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

The ethics of restricting speech on social media

There are good reasons for tech companies to prohibit hate speech on their platforms. But their status as private organizations is not one of them.
A man looks on as opposing factions gather over the cancelation of conservative commentator Ann Coulter’s speech at the University of California, Berkeley, in Berkeley

How the alt-right weaponized free speech

The fight for free speech is a worthy one. But the alt-right’s co-opting of the movement exposes their unsavoury motives
Emma Teitel

Here’s the thing about free speech: It’s not absolute.

The misconception that freedom of speech is absolute is most prevalent on the Internet, writes Emma Teitel
Interview with Tom Flanagan.

The Interview: Tom Flanagan

Strategist Tom Flanagan on the death of free speech, falling out of favour with Stephen Harper—and his return from political exile
Carleton Lifeline

University of Victoria sued over pro-life censorship

BC Civil Liberties Association defends club’s free speech
Carleton Students for Liberty

Half of Canadian universities fail at free speech: report

Abortion, Israel and men’s issues are hot topics on campus
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Free speech at Queen’s, White Student Union & Bill Clinton

What students are talking about today (April 4th)

St. Paddy’s warning, student-funded bullets & #IAW

What students are talking about today (March 14th)
Flaky limits on free speech

Flaky limits on free speech

In its ruling on human rights commissions, at least the Supreme Court made the rules clearer