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Posts Tagged ‘freedom

Memorial Day What Ifs

May 25, 2012

What if Memorial Day reminds us of times when we had more freedom? What if the memory of the past is more fulfilling than the reality of the present? What if the federal government could write any law, regulate any behavior and tax any event, no matter what the Constitution authorized? What if the House […]

Why is Internet freedom different for Julian Assange and WikiLeaks than protestors in Egypt?

February 17, 2011

In a major policy address, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton challenged autocratic regimes in the Middle East and elsewhere to embrace online freedom and the demands of cyber dissidents or risk being toppled by tides of unrest. Meanwhile, the US government’s legal hunt for Julian Assange the founder of WikiLeaks continues in a magistrates court […]

Revolution 2.0 more secular than Islamic

February 12, 2011

February 11 will be remembered as Egypt’s Fourth of July, now that Hosni Mubarak has stepped down from his 30-year presidency. February 11 is also Victory Day in Iran: a national holiday commemorating the Iranian Revolution in 1979. [Iran] hoped for its model to spread … a domino effect in the region, seeding Islamic republics […]