Daily Archives: May 13, 2015

FIRE Announces the Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project…


Date: May 13, 2015

01) FIRE Announces the Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project


“FIRE President Greg Lukianoff and preeminent First Amendment attorney Robert Corn-Revere, joined by student plaintiffs, announce the launch of FIRE’s Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project. Filmed at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on July 1, 2014.”

It is so wonderful to know, that an institution with resources is fighting the speech code insanity going on at US universities.

Steven Pinker on Taboos, Political Correctness, and Dissent…


Date: May 12, 2015

01) Steven Pinker on Taboos, Political Correctness, and Dissent


“FIRE President Greg Lukianoff interviews Harvard psychology professor and bestselling author Steven Pinker about his books, the crucial role dissent plays in keeping society sane, the special importance of free speech on campus, and the origins of political correctness. Professor Pinker, a member of FIRE’s Board of Advisors, is the author of The Blank Slate, The Better Angels of our Nature, and The Stuff of Thought.”