12 Days of Free Speech [Day 7]: North Carolina’s University System Can Become a Bastion of Free Thought

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The North Carolina University Board of Governors votes today on a system-wide free expression protection policy. This measure would protect students’ right to engage in spontaneous, unregistered free speech, so long as the activity is lawful and does not “materially and substantially disrupt the functioning of the constituent institution.” For…

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More Proof That Occupational Licensing Stifles Jobs and Opportunity for Young Americans

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A new study out this month highlights the damaging effects of needing a permission slip from the government to work, otherwise known as occupational licensing. In the study, left-leaning University of Minnesota Professor Morris Kleiner found that state-based occupational licensing laws hinder Americans from accessing better opportunities in other geographic…

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Comments are “Utterly Absurd”: FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai Sets the Record Straight on Net Neutrality

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If you’ve been on Twitter in the last two weeks, you’re aware that the Twitter-verse is having a complete meltdown over possible changes to net neutrality regulations. Comments range from misguided information to the idea that American democracy is threatened by rolling back net neutrality to the assertion that FCC…

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12 Days of Free Speech [Day 2]: The Solution Isn’t Censorship, It’s Respect

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The North Carolina University board of regents is set to vote on a measure that would require college administrations to guarantee students the right to engage in spontaneous, unregistered free speech, so long as the activity is lawful and does not “materially and substantially disrupt the functioning of the constituent institution.”…

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