June 13, 2022

Civilization and Its Enemies – Ayaan Hirsi Ali on the Wall Street Journal’s Free Expression Podcast

On this episode of Free Expression, Wall Street Journal Editor at Large Gerry Baker speaks with author and […]
April 22, 2022

Peter Boghossian on his Reverse Q&A tour and fighting illiberalism in academia: “Abysmal. That’s the one-word description of the state of free speech on college campuses.”

Published 5/3/2022 Until last September, Peter Boghossian was an assistant professor of philosophy at Portland State University. Faced […]
April 19, 2022

Elon Musk buys 9.2 percent of Twitter amid complaints about free speech – The Verge

Tesla CEO Elon Musk now owns 9.2 percent of Twitter according to a 13G filing released today, Bloomberg News reports. According to […]
March 14, 2022

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, imprisoned for ‘insulting Islam’, freed after 10 years – The Guardian

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi has been released from prison in Saudi Arabia after serving a 10-year sentence for advocating an […]
February 24, 2022

Free speech survey indicates shortcomings across Iowa universities – The Gazette

A quarter of students across Iowa’s public universities who responded to a free-speech survey in the fall disagreed […]
July 1, 2021

Flemming Rose on the Danish Cartoons – The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast

May 18, 2021

Safeguarding Freedom of Speech Will Require an Active Approach – Areo Magazine

Without freedom of speech, true liberty is not possible. In a tyranny, those in control of the state […]
April 20, 2021

Flemming Rose on Hate Speech, Self Censorship and Emerging Totalitarian Impulses Within Todays’ Democracies

Since 2005, when he published several controversial cartoons depicting the prophet Muhammad, Rose has been on the receiving […]
March 24, 2021

CTF Fellow Fights for Broader Free Speech Protection at UConn and Other Universities

03/24/2021 Freedom of speech continues to be a source of heated debate on many college campuses in North […]
October 8, 2020

Simple Ways We Can Fight Cancel Culture and Defend Freedom of Speech in an Interview with Peter Boghossian

October 11, 2020 Cancel culture is threatening our freedoms. To help us better understand what we can do […]
September 11, 2020

How Ayaan Hirsi Ali Became a Staunch Defender of Freedom of Speech

For years, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has been one of the most vocal defenders of free speech. As the […]
June 18, 2019

Why Students Protested Event Analyzing Islamism – New Ideal

When I headed to the University of Rochester to take part in a panel discussion, I had no […]
June 5, 2019

AHA Fellow on Hosting Campus Events Despite Protests and Pushback

Mohamed Ali is a sophomore at the University of Rochester studying physics and philosophy. He joined the Critical […]
April 4, 2019

Prescriptive Racialism and Racial Exclusion – Quillette

The crowd outside the auditorium was growing larger and louder. Controversy had arisen over the “Panel on Religious […]
March 21, 2019

AHA Foundation Campus Fellows Share How They Expand Students’ Horizons on North American Universities

The Critical Thinking Fellowship (CTF) works to alert and activate students about dangerous traditional practices such as female genital […]
June 22, 2018

Can Heterodoxy Save the Academy? – Quillette

“When we decided to do a conference, we weren’t sure if we would get 25 people in the […]
May 3, 2018

Psychology and Free Speech – Inside Higher Ed

In this op-ed Wendy Williams and Stephen Ceci dive into discussion about controversial topics on college campuses that […]
April 17, 2018

The Clash of Expression – The Economist

The Economist has published an editorial questioning whether free speech is indeed free in today’s political climate.    […]
April 3, 2018

‘They don’t want you to criticize Islam’: Controversial speaker Zuhdi Jasser talks about combating ‘Islamism’

(Duke Chronicle) – After days of controversy, a location change and a counter-protest event, Zuhdi Jasser visited Duke to […]