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What "Independent" Means

The Independent , a major British daily morning newspaper, announced that it will stop printing a paper copy and have only online editions. ...

02 March 2021

And To Think We Saw It In America

 





Self-censorship is just as bad for freedom of speech as banning books.  These six Dr Seuss books are officially out-of-print, after having been around since 1947..50s.  As I tweeted this morning, this is a blow to providing the opportunity to become aware and bridge the divide. We are saddened by this decision.


27 September 2020

Banned Books 2020

In midst of these challenging times, it was shocking for me to read about Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District in Alaska (which had closed their schools in March 2020 due to COVID-19) managed to have a school board meeting on 22 April 2020 and ban 5 books. Those in support of free speech and good literature must always stay as vigilant as those who are not, even in the 21st century and during a pandemic.