Last week, amid the usual tsunami of grim news about inflation, mass shootings, pandemic, and war, came word that the New York Court of Appeals is considering whether the Bronx Zoo is violating the rights of Happy, an Asian elephant who’s lived there for more than four decades, by confining her to a portion of […]
The Columbia College graduate has been held in Myanmar to the detriment of free speech everywhere.
Who needs Facebook and Russian trolls when Illinois election laws sow plenty of bad faith?
To censure or not to censure? The university community is divided.
Journalists preparing to enter the age of Trump are rolling up their sleeves.
Millions of voting Americans—including hundreds of thousands in Chicago—come from those Eastern European countries Trump might not bother to defend
Eric Zorn sticks up for Mizzou professor Melissa Click.
Republican presidential candidates seem to think that First Amendment rights might have to go—so thank God for the Second.
Reconsidering freedom of the press and freedom of assembly as Chicago protesters ask for “black-only” space.
Anyone can claim to be a journalist. But that’s OK.
Even if she’s wrong, let’s not muzzle Mary Mitchell—conversations change minds. Censorship doesn’t.
Authorities have conducted surveillance on activists in recent years but won’t say why.
Arguing with the Sunday Chicago Tribune
The Indiana erotic dancers lost their Supreme Court case; this New York-based troupe scored a win with their uncensored version.
Should a Chicago Public Schools teacher have used “nigger” in a sixth-grade class?