Tag: free speech

Michael Avenatti (Andrew Harnik / Associated Press)

Michael Avenatti Bars Media from His Own Testimony in Bankruptcy Court

Michael Avenatti told CNN: “I’m all for freedom of the press and open access. But everything has its limits. My personal financial dealings and that of an old law firm are of no relevance and, you know, were not going to be leveraged by other people who are trying to get famous and take advantage of the situation.”

Tommy Robinson

Appeal Against ‘Prejudiced’ Tommy Robinson Jailing Delayed

Senior British Judges have delayed a decision on an appeal by activist Tommy Robinson against a conviction for contempt of court, with his lawyers arguing there have been procedural “deficiencies” giving rise to “prejudice”.

Hundreds of activists protest the Trump administration's approach to illegal border crossings and separation of children from immigrant parents, in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2018. Several prominent Democrats who are mulling a bid for the White House in 2020 sought to …

Chinese Media: U.S. Causing Global Chaos and ‘Inevitable’ Violence

“The globe is becoming chaotic and worldwide analysts are looking for reasons. Most agree one of the reasons is in the U.S.,” China’s state-run Global Times declared on Thursday, citing left-wing assaults on female members of the Trump administration as evidence for this conclusion.

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Supreme Court Ends Compulsory Public Sector Union Dues, 5-4

The U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Janus v. AFSCME on Wednesday, ruling 5-4 that public sector unions could no longer compel non-members to pay dues because it violated their First Amendment rights.

Tommy Robinson

Tommy Robinson Letter Thanking Supporters Revealed

A letter claiming to be from jailed citizen journalist and street organiser Tommy Robinson and apparently written from his prison cell expresses thanks to his supporters for turning out for him in their thousands around the world.