Tag: free speech

Donald Trump Jr. Just Got Booed Off the Stage — by His Own Supporters

Donald Trump Jr. abandoned the stage at a book signing at the UCLA campus Sunday after being ruthlessly heckled… by his own supporters. The problems apparently began after the president’s son and his girlfriend, former Fox host Kimberly Guilfoyle, said they wouldn’t be doing a Q&A session at the event to promote Don Jr.’s new […]

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YouTube Just Banned the Racist Blog that Popped Up in DOJ Emails

YouTube just zapped a handful of white nationalist channels as part of its ongoing crackdown on hate speech, including one outlet that popped up in some recent DOJ email blasts. The accounts included Unite the Right activist James Allsup, the white nationalist site VDARE, the American Identity Movement, and the podcasting outlet TRS Radio. Right […]

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The Nazi Dog Guy and Other ‘Free Speech’ Activists Tried to Throw a $150 Event, But New Jersey Wasn’t Having It

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. A theater in New Jersey just canceled an upcoming conference featuring right-wing provocateurs after facing backlash from local activist groups. Slated speakers included right-wing blogger Andy Ngo, who has made a career out of peddling conspiracy theories about Muslims and leftist protesters. […]

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Higher Education Faces a Turning Point

Late last month, President Trump spoke at an event for Turning Point USA, a right-wing student rights organization that has spent years fomenting a culture war against higher education. Trump entered to his campaign song, Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA,” and spent almost the entirety of his 90 minutes on stage ranting about the […]

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The Supreme Court’s Latest Ruling Makes It Easier for Cops to Arrest Black Lives Matter Protesters

Photo: Joshua Lott (Getty Images) It was a ruling that failed to register widely in terms of national news, but could have potentially devastating effects for protesters around the country—and anyone tasked with keeping police officers accountable. On May 28, the Supreme Court made it more difficult for people who say they were arrested for […]

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