Law Prof Warns Key SCOTUS Case Could Determine Future of Free Speech

April 1st, 2024 4:58 PM

One legal expert is telling Americans that abridgment, not coercion, is the standard in a landmark free speech rights case.

Does Online Censorship Drive a Self-Censoring Culture?

December 22nd, 2023 2:43 PM

As Big Tech censorship continues unabated, a new study has found that Americans — particularly conservatives — are increasingly self-censoring.

Facebook Files: NOT JUST TWITTER—How CDC Pressured Facebook to Censor

January 24th, 2023 2:33 PM

An ongoing lawsuit alleging Big Tech-government collusion led to the unveiling of “The Facebook Files,” a trove of documents exposing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s sordid influence over Facebook and Instagram’s bloated censorship operations.


The Babylon Bee’s Kyle Mann Says His Site Won’t ‘Bow Before Twitter’

August 24th, 2022 6:22 PM

The Babylon Bee Editor-in-Chief Kyle Mann told Reason Editor-at-Large Nick Gillespie why his company has refused to delete the infamous tweet that got it kicked off Twitter.

The Truth About Taking Refugees

March 31st, 2022 6:44 PM

Millions flee Ukraine. Where will they go? Some want to come to America. But doing that legally is hard. A complex system is supposed to determine which people deserve to get in line to get in. “The line is broken,” explains Reason Magazine editor at large Matt Welch in my new video. For example, America has a nursing shortage, but immigration authorities turn away foreign nurses.


Matthew McConaughey as TX Governor Would Be Bad for Gun Rights

April 19th, 2021 3:11 PM

Apparently Matthew McConaughey would be a popular contender against Governor Abbot (R-TX) in the upcoming gubernatorial race, but people who have a soft spot for the “nice guy” need to realize that McConaughey might not be so good for the freedom Texas prides itself on.


MSNBC Kook: Trump Was Like a Co-Conspirator in Whitmer Kidnap Plot

October 9th, 2020 4:37 PM

One of many tinfoil hat-wearers on MSNBC, former FBI agent and MSNBC contributor Frank Figliuzzi unspooled his latest head-scratcher during Thursday’s ReidOut, lamenting to fellow conspiracy theorist and host Joy Reid that President Trump should have been probed as a co-conspirator in the failed plot by anarchists to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI).


Nets Skip Outrage at Disney for Thanking China Concentration Camp Boss

September 8th, 2020 10:09 PM

While the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) were stoking fear of any coronavirus vaccine produced under Trump’s presidency, they blacked out the nationwide outrage at ABC-owner Disney for giving a “special thanks” to the operators of China’s Uighur concentration camps in the credits of their new movie Mulan. It was a missed opportunity for their competitors at CBS and NBC.

Promoting Chaos: Nets Suppress Lawsuit Against Seattle Over CHOP

June 26th, 2020 12:03 AM

Overnight Wednesday, over a dozen local businesses and residents suffering at the hands of the so-called “Capital Hill Occupy Protest” filed a 56-page class-action lawsuit against the City of Seattle for allowing the extremist encampment to terrorize their neighborhood. The Thursday morning and evening flagship newscasts from ABC, CBS, and NBC came and went with none of them covering the suit…

The Liberal Media Cover Up on Joe Biden’s Sex Abuse Claims

April 11th, 2020 4:00 PM
I know the late summer and fall of 2018 seems a world away in today’s virusland. But recall the headlines of the period. Headlines like these: The Washington Post: “California professor, writer of confidential Brett Kavanaugh letter, speaks out about her allegation of sexual assault.” NPR: “Who Is Christine Blasey Ford, The Woman Accusing Brett Kavanaugh Of Sexual Assault?”

NY Times Admits Doxxed Trump Supporter Called 'Racist'

August 9th, 2019 5:01 PM
What should campaign funding disclosure levels be in an internet age and outrage culture, where publicization of giving can quickly turn into harassment? It’s a question The New York Times raised after Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) tweeted out the names of 44 San Antonio-area citizens who had given to President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign.

NYT Laments Loss of CA High-Speed Rail: ‘Can America Still Build Big?'

February 25th, 2019 2:16 PM
California’s Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has made liberals crestfallen by conceding to fiscal reality and scaling back the massively expensive and delayed high-speed rail project. But Monday’s New York Times didn’t quite frame it that way: “California Curtails a Rail Project, Undercutting Dreams of Building Big." The online headline: “Can America Still Build Big?" The text was slightly less…

The Seduction of Socialism

July 26th, 2018 5:48 PM
For the current generation, sometimes referred to as millennials, it appears one thing is more seductive than sex -- and that's socialism.Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, winner of a New York Democratic primary, are the old and new faces of socialist America. Their platforms, it appears, hinge on the concept of shared wealth, in other words, handing out free…

Five Great Media Responses to Clinton’s Tuition Proposal

July 8th, 2016 2:43 PM
Hillary Clinton’s proposal to spend $350 billion on “affordable” tuition may have been outrageous, but at least it provoked some poignant comments on the pitfalls of big government.