“Title IX” was never intended to regulate romantic relationships on campus. So how did we get here? Robert Shibley, Executive Director of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, explains.
Do “Title IX” rules on campus protect women or restrict them? Watch the Unsafe Space Tour panel discussion with Tom Slater and Ella Whelan of Spiked Magazine, Robert Shibley of FIRE, and Elizabeth Nolan Brown of Reason. Special thanks to Reason for helping us relocate the panel discussion on very short notice.
Professors Laura Kipnis, Angus Johnston, and author Brendan O’Neill debate: Should We Limit Free Speech for Nazis? Excerpted from the Spiked Magazine Unsafe Space Tour panel discussion at New York Law School. Moderated by Tom Slater (of Spiked Magazine).
Is “the Left” eating itself? Watch the Unsafe Space Tour panel discussion at New York Law School, featuring Professors Bret Weinstein, Laura Kipnis, Angus Johnston, and author Brendan O’Neill. Moderated by Tom Slater (of Spiked Magazine).
A lot of people don’t really understand their ideological opponents. Here’s how to test whether you are the exception.
Professor Mark Lilla of Columbia University makes the case that when people become too wrapped up in identity politics, they can lose sight of how to affect the change they want to see in society.
Does Identity politics cut us off from important conversations on issues that affect us all? Watch the Unsafe Space Tour panel discussion at Rutgers University featuring Kmele Foster, Sarah Haider, Bryan Stascavage, and Mark Lilla. Moderated by Tom Slater (of Spiked Magazine).
We all use heuristics to make everyday decisions — but sometimes they blind us to the truth. So we need to do something that doesn’t come easy: accept that our ideas might be wrong.
Ever felt like you disagree with everyone around you, but don’t dare to speak up? These famous experiments by Solomon Asch and Richard Crutchfield show you may not be as alone as you think.
Shaming may be successful at shutting people up. But changing their minds? That’s a different task entirely.
Prof. Mike Munger supports safe spaces on campus — but no one should be “safe” from hearing ideas they disagree with across the whole school.
Have you thought about what it really means to protest Donald Trump and his administration’s policies?
From the beginning, classical liberalism has been a big tent with a wide diversity of ideas inside it. Watch the full interview with Dave Rubin and Brandon Turner here .
Trying to persuade someone first requires believing they are open to being persuaded. Full interview with Prof. Turner here.
Real tolerance means accepting free speech even for people whose opinions are 100% wrong. Full interview with Dave Rubin and philosopher Brandon Turner here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFrLpk5OXfU
The First Amendment is first, not simply because it falls at the beginning of a list of amendments, but because it articulates the first freedom and the nature of that freedom. It guarantees the freedom essential to humans as rational beings. By connecting the freedom of religion with the freedom of speech, the First Amendment […]
As recently reported in the New York Times, a recent Knight Foundation survey of nearly 12,000 high school students has found that such students’ support for the First Amendment’s free speech protections is “stronger today than it has been in the last 12 years.” As far as it goes, this is good news given the […]
The disadvantaged are more likely to benefit from a free, open, and peaceful exchange of ideas than to be harmed by it.
“Political Martian” Dan Carlin says Americans need to educate ourselves better about the meaning of liberty. Watch the full interview here.
Capitalism insists on results, and is relatively unconcerned with our subjective emotional evaluations of the world.
Flemming Rose shares his vision of an inclusive society with free speech and religious satire for all. This is why he published the “Danish Mohammed Cartoons.” Watch the full interview
Upon seeing a copy of the (now classic) fighting game Mortal Kombat, Senator Joe Lieberman announced his intention to introduce legislation that would prohibit the sale of such games to minors.
Do Islamic extremists pose a real threat to free speech? Danish journalist Flemming Rose published 3 cartoons of Mohammed to find out. Watch the full interview
Dutch journalist and free-speech advocate Flemming Rose says he’s never seen anyone change their bad ideas because they were criminalized. Watch the full interview