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Want to know what is on our minds? Find blog posts written here, by the City Club staff, members, and partners. Every week you can find a new edition of #FreeSpeech in the News — a collection of related stories, commentary, and opinions on free speech in the 21st century that’s making the news. You’ll also find takes on current events, past forums, and issues surrounding Northeast Ohio. Read on for all things City Club.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Why We Need the City Club: an Unsolicited Editorial

Guest Author

By Charles Ellenbogen I applied to be part of a closed Facebook group called Guns: An American Conversation. I decided that it would be a way for me to learn. I simply don't understand some of the people I've encountered - the people who go to the tailor to have their clothes altered so that can...

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Friday, April 13, 2018

King, Kennedy and their message 50 years later

Bliss Davis, Content Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

By Mark Ross, Cleveland Office Managing Partner and Deals Partner, PwC US Every so often, you have a week that causes more than a normal amount of reflection. This past has been one such week, with the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, an event with the daughter of Robert F. Kennedy,...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Photos: Sen. Sherrod Brown Addresses the Opioid Crisis at the City Club

Bliss Davis, Content Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

A native of Mansfield, Ohio, Senator Brown began his politicalcareer uponbeing elected as Ohio's Secretary of State in 1983. He then served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 13th District. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006, Senator Brown serves on committees key to Ohio’s future: the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee;...

Monday, April 09, 2018

#FREESPEECH IN THE NEWS: APRIL 9, 2018

Bliss Davis, Content Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

As the Citadel of Free Speech here in Cleveland, we work to protect and promote the basis of our democracy by sharing related stories, commentary, and opinions on free speech in the 21st century. Here's what's making the news – and what you should know about – in the past week. 1.) This Court Case...

Friday, April 06, 2018

Watch: On the Mindless Menace of Violence: 50 Years Later

Bliss Davis, Content Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

On April 5, 1968, the day after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, Senator Robert F. Kennedy stood at The City Club of Cleveland's podium and delivered what is considered one of the most important speeches of the 20th century. In what came to be known as the "Mindless Menace of Violence" speech, Senator Kennedy...

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Why are Sinclair’s Scripted News Segments Such a Big Deal?

Bliss Davis, Content Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

Sinclair Broadcast Group is under fire, following the spread of a video showing anchors at its stations reading a script criticizing ‘fake’ news stories. Steve Ruark/AP Photo Amanda Lotz, University of Michigan On March 31, Deadspin produced a video showing a chorus of local news anchors delivering the exact same scripted speech to viewers. The message –...

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