Painting a masterpiece: the art of dissent in search of truth

Freedom of expression in the arts is as fragile as freedom of the press, and it’s just as vital to human rights as freedom of thought

Painting a masterpiece: the art of dissent in search of truth
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Freedom of expression in the arts is as fragile as freedom of the press, and it’s just as vital to human rights as freedom of thought

Where the rule of law weakens, freedom wanes

Freedom and democracy are not stand-alone structures. For stability, they require institutional infrastructure, in particular, the rule of law and tolerance

Where the rule of law weakens, freedom wanes
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Freedom and democracy are not stand-alone structures. For stability, they require institutional infrastructure, in particular, the rule of law and tolerance

Why even freak shows deserve a spotlight

Broadcasting the Alex Jones interview was the right decision. All points of view, no matter how reprehensible, must be open for debate

Why even freak shows deserve a spotlight
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Broadcasting the Alex Jones interview was the right decision. All points of view, no matter how reprehensible, must be open for debate

In Trump’s wake, a new world order can inspire us again

Western values for westerners has a nice ring to it. Let the rest of the world make their own value choices. It sure beats neo-colonial wars in distant lands

In Trump’s wake, a new world order can inspire us again
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Western values for westerners has a nice ring to it. Let the rest of the world make their own value choices. It sure beats neo-colonial wars in distant lands

Solidarity against Turkey’s anti-democratic thug

We all need to speak out. At a time when mob justice is damaging intellectual enterprise, Canadian universities should be a model of inquiry and discourse

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We all need to speak out. At a time when mob justice is damaging intellectual enterprise, Canadian universities should be a model of inquiry and discourse

The pitfalls of policing what people say and think

To argue that writers may not write from the perspective of another culture limits the broader culture’s imagination and understanding

The pitfalls of policing what people say and think
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To argue that writers may not write from the perspective of another culture limits the broader culture’s imagination and understanding

Government has no right to decide who is, or isn’t, a journalist

The Notley government overstepped the boundary of a free and democratic society by attempting to ban Rebel website

Government has no right to decide who is, or isn’t, a journalist
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TAUBE: The Notley government overstepped the boundary of a free and democratic society by attempting to ban Rebel website