The Common Good

Results for Censorship

A Tempest in Arizona
Originally Posted: 10/10/2012 - 4:58pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Books are removed from classrooms to avoid discussion of race, ethnicity, or Mexican American history. ...

The Book Smugglers
Originally Posted: 10/24/2012 - 1:49pm | Type: Magazine Article

Belinda Acosta As Arizona seeks to ban Mexican American Studies, a group of Latino artists and friends promises it won't be that eas ...

“We Need to Talk” Saudi Arabian Contemporary Art
Originally Posted: 01/25/2012 - 6:19pm | Type: Blog

Saudi Arabia’s first public display of contemporary art opened last weekend in Jeddah. The National reports that the city was crowded as people visited the raw concrete building that features more than 50 pieces from 22 local artists, under t ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Jan. 24, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/24/2012 - 4:43pm | Type: Blog

Violinist responds to a cell phone ring that interrupts his performance with improvised number. The ringtone comes in around 39 seconds. [ Viral Viral Videos ] ...

Throwing Out the Enslaved Girl With the Bathwater
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

So far, Craigslist isn't explaining its dramatic decision last weekend to replace with the word "censored" its entire "adult services" section, a listing which activists and state atto ...

Human Rights in China: Google and Gao Zhisheng
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Google's vow to pull out of China last month was partly based on the discovery that human rights activists' Gmail accounts had been hacked into, purportedly by Chinese intelligence. As a hum ...

Replacing Songs with Silence
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 11:51am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Censorship, banning, blacklists: What's lost when governments stifle musical expression? ...

You Call That Art!?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Artists and believers have something to talk about. Art can get messy—even in the absence of elep ...

Don't Look Now!
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 11:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Schleicher Project Censored listed the Multinational Agreement on Investment’s threat to U.S. Project ...