Editors at two of the most widely read Palestinian online publications have had their Facebook accounts disabled....Both believe that the suspensions are directly related to an agreement between Facebook and the Israeli government to collaborate in monitoring what Israel claims is “incitement” by Palestinians.
Although Cuomo’s order will not stand up to a challenge in court, the list itself will cause extreme harm and damage — and that’s the plan.
The UC Regents' report is less interested in actual conditions of intolerance that we all must oppose than in singling out and redefining anti-Semitism to include political viewpoints that it seeks to suppress.
There’s a reason Congress has not passed a law banning Isis propaganda: because criticizing the US government - even when disgusting - is protected by the First Amendment.
It's bad enough to imprison sources. It's worse still to imprison journalists who report the truth. But to start detaining the family members of journalists is simply despotic.
The public needs to awaken to the threat to its own freedoms from the Obama crackdown on leaks and, by extension, journalism and free speech itself.