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Tag Archives: First Freedoms

Book Review: The Case Against Free Speech centers actual power over abstract principle

Excerpt: Read NPI Literary Advocate David Johnson's review of P.E. Moskowitz's provocatively titled book about the First Amendment, fascism, and the future of dissent.
Written by:David A Johnson
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Media & Culture
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Horrifying hate crime in Portland: Two Good Samaritans stabbed to death on a MAX train

Excerpt: Police say they have taken into custody a suspect who allegedly murdered two men who tried to stand up for two young women who were being verbally abused on a MAX train.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics
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Two out of five Trump backers think rounding up Japanese Americans was a good thing, favor bombing Aladdin’s fictional homeland

Excerpt: As if The Dai­ly Show’s recent focus group with Don­ald Trump sup­port­ers was­n’t scary enough, Pub­lic Pol­i­cy Polling (which peri­od­i­cal­ly does pub­lic opin­ion research for NPI) has now pub­lished the results of its lat­est nation­al poll, which finds that Don­ald Trump’s pop­u­lar­i­ty among Repub­li­can vot­ers con­tin­ues to grow, and that many of those vot­ers are […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections
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