Enemies of Debate

Instead of engaging in healthy debate about ideas, some activists want information about citizens so they can target people for their personal beliefs and subject them to harassment and intimidation in order to silence those they disagree with.

Ramping Up the Speech Intimidation

House Democrats are again using the threat of bad publicity and harassment to send a message that engaging in political advocacy will be punished. The timing is no coincidence as the U.S. enters election season.

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America’s Jacobin Moment

Anger at the killing of George Floyd has spurred useful reflection about race and perhaps some important police reform. But the political and cultural forces have transformed in recent weeks into something far less healthy—a ferocious campaign of political conformity sweeping across American artistic, educational, business and entertainment institutions.

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