Asserting that cancel culture has put freedom of expression in crisis, a statement initially signed by 45 prominent individuals from universities, think tanks, and other organizations asserts that expressing “ideas we find offensive is not an act of ‘violence.’”
Self-censorship is on the rise according to a new Cato Institute survey that reports nearly two-thirds of Americans are afraid to share their political views.
Some of us who are more conservative may have assumed most everyone on the left would silence themselves in order to ensure that President Donald Trump would not be re-elected. This letter suggests that there are still highly influential voices on the left who have broader and nobler ambitions.
Facebook content moderators discussed using their positions to censor Republicans and conservatives in an undercover video released by activist group Project Veritas on Tuesday.
The Mount Ascutney School Board seems to be moving slowly on deciding how — or even whether — to further discipline Windsor School Principal Tiffany Riley for expressing some skepticism about Black Lives Matter.
The City Council is planning to vote Monday on whether the title of Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial officer should be changed to city administrator and finance director, respectively, according to the Star Tribune.
Members of the Mount Ascutney School District Board say they plan to fire Windsor School Principal Tiffany Riley for comments she made about certain tactics of Black Lives Matter, but a St. Johnsbury attorney says doing so would violate the law.
Windsor residents and House candidates have strong and differing views about the school board’s punishment of a local school principal for Facebook statements questioning Black Lives Matters. And now the controversy has gone national.
I was much encouraged to read in multiple Vermont publications that many readers questioned the presumptive racist interpretations of both the State Street vandalism in Montpelier and the Facebook post by Windsor Principal Tiffany Riley.
Cancel culture is a tactic of tyrants, but is absolutely the right term for what we see happening before our eyes. Once a society censors all voices with controversial viewpoints, there can be no culture at all.
Gov. Phil Scott is concerned about the constitutionality of the Ascutney School Board’s decision to put Windsor School principal Tiffany Riley on leave for questioning some Black Lives Matter tactics.