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Charlie Hebdo and Free Speech Hypocrites

In the wake of the attack on Charlie Hebdo, freedom of speech seems to be having a moment. As the rallies in Paris and elsewhere last weekend demonstrated, freedom of speech has strong support in the West. It is the one value that … Continue reading

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This is the New Charlie Hebdo Cover

Buzzfeed has a list of who is and isn’t publishing the new cover. Notably, The New York Times, NBC, NPR, BBC and The Daily Mail are among the publications opting not to show the image. Cowards.

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The Attack on Charlie Hebdo is an Attack on Free Speech

Yesterday, Islamist militants attacked the Paris offices of left-wing satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people, including the paper’s editor and four of its cartoonists. The gunmen were almost certainly motivated by the paper’s publication of cartoons satirizing the Prophet … Continue reading

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Bombs Go Off In Boston, and the Conspiracy Theories Begin…

As anyone who’s reading this probably already knows: Yesterday afternoon, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing 3 and injuring at least 140 others, in what is pretty clearly some kind of terrorist attack. Of course, … Continue reading

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