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How Campus Policies Limit Free Speech
The Conversation US
Views from experts in academia, providing fact-based analysis ...
Colleges and universities are supposed to be places where freedom of expression flourishes. Sadly, that is not the case. At a recent debate on the Yale University campus, 66 percent of the attendees supported a proposition that "free speech is threatened."
Congressman Declares War On Revolutionary Mimes... That Talk!
Michael Gene Sullivan
Writer, actor, director
On March 4, 2016 CNN did a report on U.S. Congressman Steve Russell, of Oklahoma, who had just produced his second annual "Waste Watch," a list of all the things he believes Americans would or should, be shocked to find their tax dollars go to.
Obama Administration Begins Deportations Of Central American Families
Mohammad Abdollahi weighs in on the start of the deportation process for certain Central American families.
'Hunting Ground' Filmmaker: Harvard Law Turned On A Sexual Assault Victim
Kirby Dick discusses the purpose of his film “Hunting Ground.”
New Hampshire Pushes To Ban Women's Nipples In Public
A debate over public nudity in the New Hampshire State House took a dark turn on Tuesday when male lawmakers made disturbing comments about breasts toward their female colleague on Facebook.
Young Muslims Face Increased Harassment In Wake Of San Bernardino Shootings
Linda Sarsour discusses how young Muslims are facing more harassment in the wake of the San Bernardino shootings.
How This Supreme Court Case Could Redefine American Democracy
Douglas Smith talks about how one Supreme Court case could redefine American democracy.
Why Human Rights Watch Is Calling For A Probe Into CIA Torture Tactics
A year after the Senate Intelligence Committee released its extensive report on the CIA's use of torture under the Bush administration, not one single US official has been held accountable.
Glenn Greenwald On Paris Attacks: Muslim Blaming Plays 'Into ISIS' Hand'
Glenn Greenwald shares his thoughts on the terrorist attacks that shook Paris.
Birth Control Debate Is Heading To The Supreme Court Once Again
Ian Millhiser discusses why the birth control debate is once again heading to the Supreme Court
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Listen and Learn
Dr. Alan Kadish
President, Touro College & University System
Real learning happens when we allow the free flow of ideas -- all ideas, not just those with which we agree. Listening to the viewpoints of others is the way we open our minds, challenge preconceived notions and learn about the world.
New California Law Bans Schools From Using 'Redskins' Name
California became the first state to ban public schools from using "Redskins" as a team name, nickname or mascot on Sunday in a move applauded by Native American activists..FW
California Automatically Registers Residents To Vote
Alex Padilla discusses the new California voter registration law.
Nevada School Denies Transgender Student From Using Boy's Bathroom
Tod Story weighs in on a Nevada school’s choice to prevent as trans student from using the boy’s bathroom.
Idaho's Law Punishing Farm Whistleblowers Ruled Unconstitutional
This week, a federal judge ruled that Idaho's anti-whistleblower law is unconstitutional, saying it violates the 1st and 14th amendments.
Chicago Police Investigator Fired For Not Omitting Misconduct Evidence
WBEZ reported that Chicago's IPRA fired one of its investigators afar he refused to reverse his findings that multiple civilian shootings conducted by police officers were unjustified.
Native American Tribes Raided After Legalizing Marijuana
Julian Noisecat weighs in on the recent raiding of Native American tribes following their legalization of marijuana.
Former Employees Sue Abercrombie And Fitch Over Company's 'Look Policy'
It seems as though the jig may be up for Abercrombie and Fitch’s “look policy” - attorney Reed Marcy joins to discuss.
Former APA President Says Stephen Behnke Was 'Terminated'
Dr. Nadine Kaslow tells Alyona the real reason why Stephen Behnke was “terminated.”
The Emergence of Orwellian Newspeak and the Death of Free Speech
John W. Whitehead
Attorney, President of The Rutherford Institute, and author of...
How do you change the way people think? You start by changing the words they use. In totalitarian regimes--a.k.a. police states--where conformity and compliance are enforced at the end of a loaded gun, the government dictates what words can and cannot be used.
Threat Of White Supremacy Lurks In Police Departments Across US
Samuel V. Jones discusses the surprising presence of white supremacy mentalities in police departments across the country.
Why So Many College Athletes Accused Of Crimes Are Never Charged
How often do college athletes accused of crimes actually get convicted or even charged? ESPN's Paula Lavigne joins HuffPost Live to discuss.
Chicago Police Torture Victims Are Still Waiting For Reparations
Darrell Cannon and Flint Taylor join HuffPost Live to discuss how Chicago police torture victims are still waiting for reparations.
State Ban On Ethnic Studies Is On ‘Questionable Constitutional Footing'
Ian Millhiser talks with Alyona about Arizona's statewide ban on Ethnic studies.
How Some States Treat Battered Victims As Criminals
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Spy Prom Offers A Glance Into The ‘Brotherhood’ Of Intelligence Agencies
Alyona discusses exactly what the Spy Prom is on this edition of Free Speech Zone.
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