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Canceled ‘Free Speech Week’ sparks conversation

Canceled ‘Free Speech Week’ sparks conversation

September 24, 2017

Another weekend in Berkeley, another protest. On Sept. 24, a short talk by British free speech advocate Milo Yiannopoulos sparked a day-long conversation between conservat...

YouTube policy limits freedom of speech

September 11, 2016

YouTube, one of the world's largest entertainment websites, has started censoring videos. In the past five years, YouTube has served as more than just entertainment. It became...

Dumb: lacking the power of speech

May 3, 2013

“Dumb,” according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, means “lacking the human power of speech.” This word is used so commonly in the English language it has lost that meaning and has turned into a colloquial term that is spoken freely in the regular conversation. In ordinary spoken English, a sentence such as “he is dumb” will be interpreted to mean “he is stupid” rather than...

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