The UFC unveiled its new uniform kits today, a long-awaited reveal with new partner Reebok. Joe Ferraro reached out to get fans’ takes on that, plus Yoel Romero’s controversial post-fight speech in Florida.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC
TOMORROW IS THE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF FIRE’S STAND UP FOR SPEECH LITIGATION PROJECT: SUFS is an unprecedented national effort to eliminate unconstitutional speech codes from our nation’s public colleges and universities. Check out SUFS’s successful and pending cases here.
In the United States, money spent on candidates, politics, or public policy is protected speech under the First Amendment. What happens when protected speech is wrapped in a cloak of secrecy? How to reconcile Citizens United, which gave...Show More Summary
Tyrannical “hate speech” laws are evolving into sharia in Northern Ireland, where evangelical Christian pastor James McConnell faces 6 months in prison for criticizing Islam. Pastor McConnell got himself in
Steve Jobs' iPhone keynote was not universally praised, and looking back at some of the commentary of the time is quite entertaining today. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat
In Christopher Nolan's Interstellar, a super-Siri-like technology allows artificial intelligences called CASE and TARS to conduct seamless conversations with humans. The contrast between their hulking box shapes and agreeable verbalShow More Summary
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced his candidacy for president of the United States. Here are all the best moments from his speech. Produced by Emma Fierberg. Video courtesy of Chris Christie. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, which asks the court to consider whether compulsory public-sector union dues violate the First Amendment right to free speech–which includes the right to be free from compulsory speech. Show More Summary
We can always use someone to look us in the eyes and to tell us we can do it! This past May, one lucky group of college graduates listened to the incredible Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at their commencement speech. The author of three powerful novels and recipient of myriad awards, the Nigerian writer gave a speech…
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie went to Livingston High School on Tuesday to announce that he is running for president, just as everyone expected he would. Like most presidential announcements, his speech was mostly devoid of policy, so it was easy for those watching to instead focus on the silliest things that... More »
A Confederate Flag parade featuring more than 150 pickup trucks and other vehicles resulted in a crash that was ultimately turned into a viral video. The parade took place in Dalton, Georgia. Local police officers were blocking intersections...Show More Summary
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s kickoff speech in his high school gym was a perfect metaphor for his candidacy. It was self-indulgent and at times rambling, focusing for a long introduction on his personal biography. It lacked the self-discipline of a speech, making it shapeless and resulting in some painful mixed metaphors. (On entitlements, the […]
Fox News hosts are rallying to defend Donald Trump after NBC severed business ties with the GOP presidential hopeful following his offensive campaign announcement speech in which he referred to Mexican immigrants as criminals and "rapists."...Show More Summary
Chris Christie cast himself as an anti-Washington candidate and as a strong leader for a nation craving authority after years of fecklessness and weakness.
The Ferguson, St. Louis County, and St. Louis police departments along with the Missouri Highway Patrol have been newly and specifically faulted for the role they played in the Ferguson protests in the 16 days after the death of Michael Brown. Show More Summary
Pussy Riot are presenting an impromptu guerrilla gig of political speech and post-punk music with Thurston Moore.
You can parse his speech as you wish, and please do so. Comments on the live coverage from the Star-Ledger were overwhelmingly negative. Outside protester were not too happy either. Here are selected statements in his speech: We have led NJ to a better day. Show More Summary
CALLING ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS INTERESTED IN PROTECTING FREE SPEECH ON CAMPUS: There is just one week left to register for the 2015 FIRE Student Network Conference, taking place July 24–26 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event is completely free to attend, and travel stipends are available. Submit your application today!
Business casual, bad coffee, dry prewritten speeches, and an 8 a.m. start with no time between sessions — these things are familiar to anyone who’s ever been to a conference. SRCCON (pronounced “Source-Con”), organized by Knight-Mozilla OpenNews and held over two days last week in Minneapolis, aims to avoid the bad conference stereotypes and offer,...
The tough-talking governor is expected to deliver his launch speech without benefit of a teleprompter.