Marjorie Cohn covers the Supreme Court decision to let the state’s anti-BDS law stand — and ignore legal precedent protecting the right to boycott under the First Amendment.
Tag: First Amendment
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Silencing Another Jailed Whistleblower
The U.S. prison system has put Marty Gottesfeld in one of their modern-day dungeons and cut off his email. But this whistleblower is a fierce fighter for his rights and one day he’ll be doing the same for others.
Ellsberg: Losing 1st Amendment Reverses War of Independence
Daniel Ellsberg says using the Espionage Act against journalist Julian Assange in blatant violation of the First Amendment means the First Amendment is essentially gone.
Major Newspapers Push US to Drop Assange Charges
“Publishing Is Not a Crime” — The five media outlets that collaborated with WikiLeaks in 2010 sent a letter on Monday calling on the Biden administration to drop all charges against the imprisoned publisher.
Stella Assange: ‘Corrupting the System at Every Level’
“I think there are some people within the U.S. and U.K. governments who understand how cancerous this whole affair is,” the wife of the imprisoned publisher tells Matt Kennard in a wide-ranging interview.
If Albanese Asks for Assange’s Freedom, Biden Has Every Reason to Agree
Ex-Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr says it’s time the U.S. closed the books on the disastrous wars unloosed by George W. Bush.
NewsGuard’s Scarlet Letter
The spirit if not the letter of the First Amendment prohibits both sophisticated and simple-minded violations of free speech, writes Bruce Fein.
Impending Roe v Wade Demise Spotlights Privacy Risk for Everyone
Your phone reveals more about you than you think, warns Susan Landau.
SCOTT RITTER: Twitter Wars—My Personal Experience in Twitter’s Ongoing Assault on Free Speech
At some point, the U.S. people, and those they elect to higher office need to bring Twitter in line with the ideals and values Americans collectively espouse when it comes to free speech and online identity protection.
The Predictable Demise of RT America
The closure of RT’s operations in the U.S. might be an opportunity to build the global alternative media structures that are so desperately needed, writes Sam Husseini.