January 23, 2015
To this day, many countries around the world maintain a tight grip on dissent.
Students in Thailand have been arrested for using a three-fingered salute they saw in the movie Hunger Games.
In Turkey, Twitter, Youtube, and other social media sites have been blocked. And in Russia the word “crisis” has been banned from use in public.
You can see the backlash of insecure governments against the free expression of their citizens everywhere.
There was a time long ago when the US was a refreshing outlier in this trend.
At the time of its founding, the Land of the Free took a bold stance in asserting that its citizens all had a number of inalienable rights.
But gradually these rights have been chipped away, particularly in this century as we’ve seen the rise of a tradeoff between liberty and security. . . .Read Complete Report
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