Search Results for: Freedom of speech

Campus insanity versus freedom of speech

by Judith Curry The aim of education is to make people think, not spare them from discomfort. – Robert Zimmer

Campus unrest, viewpoint diversity, and freedom of speech

by Judith Curry Campus unrest, viewpoint diversity, and freedom of speech are issues that have been of increasing concern to me.

Charlie: Challenging free speech

by Judith Curry In response to the tragic shootings at the headquarters of satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, there have been a number of provocative essays on freedom of speech.

In defense of free speech

by Judith Curry If free speech is only for polite persons of mild temperament within government-policed parameters, it isn’t free at all. So screw that. – Mark Steyn

Cancel culture discussion thread II

by Judith Curry Some additional articles and events to discuss.

Cancel culture discussion thread

by Judith Curry A change of topic.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye the past 7(!) weeks.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Cliff Mass: victim of academic political bullying

by Judith Curry There is a disturbing story coming out of the University of Washington surrounding Cliff Mass.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Week in review – back to school edition

by Judith Curry Many academics now consider freedom of speech just another American eccentricity, like guns and religion. – Daniel Jacobsen

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Climate models and precautionary measures

by Judith Curry Ergo, we should build down CO2 emissions, even regardless of what climate-models tell us. – Nassim Taleb

Mann vs Steyn et al. discussion thread

by Judith Curry Some interesting developments during the past week.

Trial of the century?

BBC Newshour:  Judith Curry and Bob Ward debate Steyn versus Mann

Steyn et al. versus Mann

by Judith Curry Some significant developments in various lawsuits involving Michael Mann

Mann versus Steyn

by Judith Curry Some interesting developments and rhetoric in the Mann versus Steyn lawsuit.

Systemic thinking on causation

by Judith Curry George Lakoff has just thrown  a big can of worms into the global warming debate: Yes, global warming systemically caused Hurricane Sandy — and the Midwest droughts and the fires in Colorado and Texas, as well as … Continue reading

Pseudo-science versus skepticism

by Judith Curry John Beddington, Chief Science Advisor to the UK government, goes to war against bad science (h/t BishopHill, dated Feb 14):

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye the past 4(!) weeks.

Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Update: libel cases and the ‘climate wars’

by Judith Curry Big news in the world of ‘climate wars’ – the libel case of Andrew Weaver versus Tim Ball has been dismissed by the judge —  for a rather surprising reason.

Week in review – science and policy edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.

Week in review – science and policy edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week.