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Congress Tries to Pull a Fast One: SOPA Vote Likely This Week

Some annoying news: As was widely reported last Friday, all indications were that the House Judiciary Committee would delay its vote on SOPA for a few weeks.  Now it looks like they might vote this week, if Congress stays in

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Posted in Free Speech, Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Museum Of Censored Art – Smithsonian Protesters Return with Permits

Source: The End of Being Last month, Michael Blasenstein and Michael Iacovone were detained and banned for life from any Smithsonian Institution facility, including the National Portrait Gallery, for showing David Wojnarowicz’s banned video “A Fire in my Belly” on

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

Flaunting Censorship With a Screening of Fire in My Belly ARTS / Gallery 101 to Show Controversial Video

Source: Xtra By Noreen Fagan / Ottawa The banning of David Wojnarowicz’s short film A Fire in My Belly by the Simthsonian Institute set off a censorship boycott around the globe. Gallery 101 on Bank Street and The Village have

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

Censorship: Toys in the Nation’s Attic

By Michael Winship Source: Messenger Post Canandaigua, N.Y. — In the snows of yesteryear, I see the movie house of my youth, the Playhouse Theater on Chapin Street, the only one in Canandaigua, N.Y.  — except for a nearby drive-in

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

National Coalition Against Censorship – December 2010 Update

Monthly Update December 2010 Action, Advocacy, Education… In support of free expression Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! As 2010 winds down, challenges to free speech are on the rise – crossing boundaries of print, visual art, television and the

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Banned in D.C., Welcome in Houston: CAMH Tackles Censorship Through Christ

By Steven Thomson Ants crawling on a crucifix isn’t necessarily the most offensive image to come out of the realm of contemporary art, but its appearance in the video work “Fire in My Belly” by David Wojnarowicz at a current

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Posted in Human Rights

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