A New Jersey school board is weighing whether to allow a high school performance of ‘Ragtime’ that includes the N-word
For Banned Books Week, a perfume company is selling scents tied to landmark events in censorship, both of which involved prominent Jewish figures
Campus Week: Lessons learned—and avoided—in a free-speech debacle in the Ivy League
A new biography examines the ground-breaking cases, comportment, and all-around genius of the country’s first Jewish justice
Is banning the use of public money to support companies that boycott Israel unconstitutional and illegal?
The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
Ruling has precedence; New Yorkers ‘tolerant,’ says judge
Some argue double standards are being applied in the wake of terror attacks
Slander, ridicule, and terror in post-1968 France
And if we can’t see it in theaters, it should be streamed into our homes
Trolls come out strong for the Jews
Different countries use different approaches to curb hate speech
Europe’s approach to banning expression lets people feel good but does nothing to eradicate racism
Right-wing artist’s snub sets off a firestorm about free speech and art
The White House’s response to the anti-Islam video is proof of the enduring influence of Edward Said’s ideas
Don’t blame a YouTube movie for ‘inciting’ the mob that killed the U.S. ambassador. Blame the killers.
What a character named Adolf Critler means for the future of video games and the First Amendment
A Danish art exhibit attacks public figures who ‘insult’ but not those who issue death threats in response
Developers are creating Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini iPhone apps that offer little more than propaganda. And Apple’s gatekeepers approve them.
An Orthodox Jewish student says she was steered away from an Arab-studies course at Columbia University. The Education Department is investigating.
But won’t discuss why
No ‘Intifada’ in NYC, ugly Croatian soccer chants