Alarming number of college students approve of using violence to shut down offensive speech

Alarming number of college students approve of using violence to shut down offensive speech

by WorldTribune Staff, October 5, 2020 Some 1 in 5 students said in a new survey that it is acceptable to use violence to shut down free speech at their college if they find it offensive. The survey by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), Real Clear Education, and College Pulse polled 20,000 […]

Columnist Kass: What happened to the America where one could speak his mind?

Columnist Kass: What happened to the America where one could speak his mind?

by WorldTribune Staff, July 31, 2020 The cancel culture mob came for Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass after he dared to criticize leftist billionaire George Soros’s role in the ongoing rioting and violence in the United States. Kass, who has written the Tribune’s Page 2 column for 23 years, noted in his July 22 column […]

The constitutionally challenged at CNN encourage more rioting

The constitutionally challenged at CNN encourage more rioting

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, June 3, 2020 First Amendment, meet Chris Cuomo. In the Tuesday broadcast of his basement-dwelling program, the CNN on air personality encouraged more rioting in America’s cities, saying: “Now too many see the protests as the problem. No, the problem is what forced your fellow citizens to take to the streets: […]

Pandemic censorship: Democrats, media pushing China-like restrictions on free speech

Pandemic censorship: Democrats, media pushing China-like restrictions on free speech

by WorldTribune Staff, May 3, 2020 Leftist politicians and major media are telling Americans on a daily basis that they must become accustomed to the “new normal” ushered in by the coronavirus pandemic. What they mean by “new normal” is the rolling back of free speech rights, analysts say. Democratic politicians are calling for censorship […]

Reports: Virginia Democrats going after residents’ free speech rights too

Reports: Virginia Democrats going after residents’ free speech rights too

by WorldTribune Staff, January 26, 2020 Not content with eroding residents’ Second Amendment rights, Virginia Democrats are now launching an assault on the First Amendment as well, critics say. Democrat Delegate Jeffrey Bourne last week introduced House Bill 1627, which opponents say would essentially make criticism of government officials a criminal offense. Bourne’s legislation “provides […]

Harvard newspaper rebuked for covering both sides of a story

Harvard newspaper rebuked for covering both sides of a story

by WorldTribune Staff, November 14, 2019 At Harvard, students’ so-called “feelings of unsafety” now apparently supersede freedom of the press. The Harvard Crimson, the university’s daily student newspaper which was founded in 1873, was rebuked by Harvard’s student government for having the audacity to exercise its First Amendment rights by covering both sides of a […]

New York Times: ‘Free speech is killing us’

New York Times: ‘Free speech is killing us’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 7, 2019 Leftists in politics, the media and on college campuses have become increasingly conflicted on the issue of free speech since the landmark free speech movement at UC Berkeley in 1964. Led by graduate student Mario Silva, those leftist protests marked the first mass act of campus civil disobedience in […]

Considering a journalism career? Forget about it, professors advise

Considering a journalism career? Forget about it, professors advise

by WorldTribune Staff, July 1, 2019 With social media monopolies driving privately-owned media out of business, journalism professors are advising their students to look for work outside of the news business. The practice of social media platforms of dismantling true journalism to protect their business models has created “the greatest assault on free speech in […]

Critics: Long before Assange indictment, Democrat media ‘matrix’ suppressed dissent

Critics: Long before Assange indictment, Democrat media ‘matrix’ suppressed dissent

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, April 12, 2019 The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London followed by the unsealing of his indictment and requested extradition by the U.S. government have given rise to a frenzied debate among advocates of the Free Press and First Amendment guarantees. But conservative media critics cited by this online […]

In Florida minors could be jailed for posting photos of BB guns

In Florida minors could be jailed for posting photos of BB guns

by WorldTribune Staff, March 18, 2019 A Democratic lawmaker has introduced a bill in the Florida legislature that would make it a crime for minors to post photos of guns on social media. The bill, introduced by state Sen. Jason W. B. Pizzo, states that anyone younger than 18 “who posts or publishes a picture […]