Tag: free speech

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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