Category Archives: Michael ONeil: Author

Now writing at NCAC.org/blog

Thanks for visiting! We have merged Blogging Censorship with our flagship website at ncac.org. You can now get the latest free speech updates from NCAC at ncac.org/blog We want to thank WordPress.com for hosting Blogging Censorship and all of the … Continue reading

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Vermont legislation would “refuse material support” for NSA mass data collection

Similar legislation has been introduced in 12 states. From Truthout.org: On Tuesday, January 28th, a transpartisan group of four Vermont state representatives introduced legislation that would block some of the practical effects of mass data collection by the National Security … Continue reading

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Dramatists Guild to Washington DC’s Embattled Theater J: “Stand Strong”

NCAC participating organizations the Dramatists Guild and the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund have sent a letter (PDF embed below) to Theater J in Washington DC in support of the venue’s staging of Motti Lerner’s The Admission. A group called Citizens Opposed to Propaganda Masquerading as … Continue reading

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NCAC joins 53 other organizations to oppose the FISA “Improvements” Act – Add your voice today!

Fifty-four civil liberties and public interest groups sent a letter to Congressional leadership today opposing S. 1631, the FISA Improvements Act. The bill, promoted by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), seeks to legalize and extend NSA mass surveillance programs, including the … Continue reading

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Sociology Professor Sanctioned for Class on Prostitution at University of Colorado Boulder

Why is it that every time sex enters the conversation in academia, harassment always appears to shadow it? How perverse – and unfair to real victims of harassment –  that this serious charge is used against a professor for nothing … Continue reading

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Happy Nude Year! Lawsuit Forces Display of Nudes Until January 17

Court settlement extends San Bernardino County Government Center exhibit, to compensate for time during which paintings had been removed. Today NCAC and and the ACLU of Southern California were please to see the final court settlement that extends the exhibition … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Chief Who Caved to Censorship Pressure from Congress Will Retire Next Year

G. Wayne Clough is familiar to followers of NCAC as the Smithsonian Institution Secretary who unilaterally pulled a video from a National Portrait Gallery exhibition at the behest of Congressional Tea Party pressure. Clough has just announced he will resign … Continue reading

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