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Can States Fund BDS?

Is banning the use of public money to support companies that boycott Israel unconstitutional and illegal?

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Cruelty & Perversity: Postprandial Reflections on the PEN Protesters

The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context

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Citing Free Speech, Judge Paves Way For Anti-Muslim Ad on New York Subway

Ruling has precedence; New Yorkers ‘tolerant,’ says judge

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The Perils of France’s Free Speech Laws

Some argue double standards are being applied in the wake of terror attacks

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The Charlie Cover

Slander, ridicule, and terror in post-1968 France

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The Maccabees Would Never Have Canceled ‘The Interview’

And if we can’t see it in theaters, it should be streamed into our homes

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Gaza War Brings Down L’Internet in France

Trolls come out strong for the Jews

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Why France Banned Anti-Israel Demonstrations

Different countries use different approaches to curb hate speech

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If You Want To Combat Hate, Don’t Outlaw Hate Speech—Counter It With Better Ideas

Europe’s approach to banning expression lets people feel good but does nothing to eradicate racism

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Israeli Musician Ariel Zilber Denied Lifetime Achievement Award

Right-wing artist’s snub sets off a firestorm about free speech and art

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How Orientalism Shaped Obama

The White House’s response to the anti-Islam video is proof of the enduring influence of Edward Said’s ideas

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A Pretext to Murder in Libya

Don’t blame a YouTube movie for ‘inciting’ the mob that killed the U.S. ambassador. Blame the killers.

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Real Speech in Virtual Worlds

What a character named Adolf Critler means for the future of video games and the First Amendment

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Free-Speech Hypocrisy in Europe

A Danish art exhibit attacks public figures who ‘insult’ but not those who issue death threats in response

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Hitler? There’s an App for That

Developers are creating Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini iPhone apps that offer little more than propaganda. And Apple’s gatekeepers approve them.

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Unwelcome

An Orthodox Jewish student says she was steered away from an Arab-studies course at Columbia University. The Education Department is investigating.

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‘Forward’ Kills Comments on Klum-Nazi Blog Post

But won’t discuss why

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Daybreak: Gates Encourages Arab Arms Race

No ‘Intifada’ in NYC, ugly Croatian soccer chants