“I don’t have to say it because I’m an American,” the lawyer said.
McCarthyism Watch is Progressive Editor Matthew Rothschild's running tally of civil liberties infringements. <a href="http://new.progressive.org/mag_mccarthy">"The New McCarthyism"</a> ran as the cover story of The Progressive in January 2002 and Rothschild's book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1595581642?ie=UTF8&tag=theprogress0b-20... Have No Rights: Stories of America in an Age of Repression</a> was published in 2007.
“Once again the government is going after people for exercising their pesky First Amendment rights to speak freely and the other pesky First Amendment right to associate peaceably,” says the Minnesota ACLU.
The report also shows that FBI Director Mueller gave false information to the U.S. Senate on domestic spying.
AIM redbaits Howard Zinn even after his death, and assails The Progressive for being “deceived” by him.
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Denying the visa to Hollman Morris sends a “particularly visible and troubling message.”
The media in the United States, which genuflects daily on the altar of freedom of speech, simply can’t abide employing anyone who doesn’t toe the line on Israel.
Hollman Morris, winner of an award from Human Rights Watch and a Nieman Fellow at Harvard, can't come here.
Silently holding up an “End War” sign has led to the suspension of two Massachusetts high school teachers.
Professor Sandra Soto was called “bitch” and told to “cut your hair” when she dared to criticize Arizona’s new anti-immigrant laws.
In a country and a profession that is supposed to cherish free speech, it is troubling to see a veteran journalist run out on the rails.
The attorney general’s demands are “unprecedented,” the school says. And “their sweeping scope is certain to send a chill through the Commonwealth’s colleges and universities.”
The University of Virginia must produce reams of documents about a climate scientist who left the university five years ago. The AG’s demand is “burdensome and entirely unwarranted,” say Virginia scientists and academics.
The leading leftwing intellectual perhaps in the entire world had his passport stamped “denied entry” when he tried to enter Israel to deliver a speech at a university.
Four students who participated in a nonviolent protest in support of striking Sodexo workers were written up. Two were told not to set foot on campus after graduation or they’d be arrested.