After Democrats scolded Amy Coney Barrett for using the term “sexual preference,” Webster’s Dictionary changed its definition to note it is “offensive.”
Philosophy used to be about debate and trying to answer hard questions. Now it’s about toeing the line of ‘acceptable opinions’—or facing the consequences.
Compliance with the new speech code is impossible, even to its enforcers. An amusing example from Lindy West illustrates this problem.
Underneath Mozilla’s blatantly hypocritical posturing about ‘censorship’ and freedom of speech, net neutrality is really just about a money grab.
Many of them have seen or experienced the detrimental results of campus protests, a growing PC culture, and catastrophic student debt.
Bias response teams function as speech police on many campuses. And they’re the next campus office to sprout under the firehose of federal college subsidies.
Ben Wallace’s call for public vigilance is both ironic and impossible given a pervasive culture in Britain that demands absolute tolerance for all things Muslim.
While George Carlin became famous for addressing the censorship of words, he deserves our recognition for assailing the more insidious suppression of ideas.
Donald Trump is our next president. Despite the anxiety in some parts of the country, there may be a number of bright spots ahead.
My generation supports speech policing. In a liberal household, I was taught the opposite.
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