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A "We" Grows in Brooklyn: Another Fight for Free Speech

Danny Schechter | Posted 04.15.2013 | New York
Danny Schechter

Here we go again: Pro-Israel zealots in New York were threatening the funding of Brooklyn College.

The CUNY Talks and Panels Christine Quinn Supported When She Wasn't Running for Mayor

Corey Robin | Posted 04.08.2013 | New York
Corey Robin

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is one of the signatories to that "other" letter about the Brooklyn College BDS panel. Given her own history of supporting official CUNY programming, I think she should rescind her name from that letter.

Bloomberg Blasts City Council Members Over Controversial BDS Event

The Huffington Post | William McGuinness | Posted 02.06.2013 | New York

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted City Council members who threatened Brooklyn College's funding over a controversial panel the college in...

An Open Letter to Council Member James

Simon McCormack | Posted 04.06.2013 | New York
Simon McCormack

The action you have taken makes it all but certain I will never vote for you, regardless of your other political positions, many of which I wholeheartedly agree with. Your clear effort to suffocate free speech is despicable and indefensible.

Does Brooklyn College Pass the 'Shoe on the Other Foot' Test?

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 04.03.2013 | New York
Alan Dershowitz

There are only two reasonable approaches to what departments should be entitled to do: either they should sponsor and endorse events on all sides of controversial issues, or they should get out of the business of selectively sponsoring and endorsing only one side of such issues.