Alan Dershowitz’s problematic liberalism should be countered

There’s a free speech crisis in this country. Adam Serwer at the Atlantic sums it up nicely: “Republican legislators have proposed ‘Blue Lives Matter’ bills that essentially criminalize peaceful protest; bills that all but outlaw protest itself; and bills that offer some protections to drivers who strike protesters with automobiles.
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Hate speech posters found at various sites on campus Monday

At least five hate-speech posters — with at least two naming six current and former UC Berkeley students for their involvement in either the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement or Students for Justice in Palestine — were found plastered at various sites around campus Monday.
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UC regents convene public forum for principles against intolerance

A working group from the UC Board of Regents held a forum to invite public comment for the Statement of Principles Against Intolerance at UCLA on Monday to hear input on its ongoing effort to revise UC policy addressing discriminatory behavior. At its meeting, the working group considered whether to
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Israeli-Palestinian dispute over BDS breaks out on Sproul Plaza

More than 200 protesters held signs, waved flags and exchanged heated words Tuesday on Upper Sproul Plaza as multiple student groups, Bay Area residents and interested bystanders protested on both sides of the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine, addressing the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement directed at Israel. Matthew Campbell is
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Israeli-Palestinian dispute over BDS breaks out on Sproul Plaza

More than 200 protesters held signs, waved flags and exchanged heated words Tuesday on Upper Sproul as multiple student groups, Bay Area residents, and interested bystanders protested both sides of the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine, addressing the boycott, divestment, and sanction (BDS) movement directed at Israel.
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