A major case regarding a public school student’s free speech on her her personal time is coming before the Supreme Court. Thomas L. Knapp minces no words. He says SCOTUS should clarify that students don’t shed their freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.
The Supremes will also be hearing another landmark case regarding the Second Amendment. Jon Miltimore explains what we should keep in mind about this case.
I make no bones about my distrust of most mass media. Most news sources don’t exist to keep us informed, their purpose is to persuade us to accept narratives that are too often incomplete or untrue. Annie Holmquist has noticed that some outlets are beginning to moderate their activism but wonders if this is leading to deeper propaganda.
No matter how carefully we use your time, politics is always looking a way to insinuate itself into our lives. Robert Weissberg has a timely reminder that politics is not the only game in town. This doesn’t mean that we give up the fight. We simply choose to use our time & energy where it has impact.