Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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.
Thursday, March 14, 2019
by Nancy Martorano Miller, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Dayton Across the U.S., Republicans control 30 statehouses and the Democrats control 18. That is the largest number of one-party controlled state legislatures since 1914. Minnesota is currently the only state where there’s not one party in control of the state legislature – Republicans have a...read on
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
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.) Facebook, Charter Say Robocall...
Friday, March 08, 2019
by Ella Tennant, Teaching Fellow, Language Centre and Liberal Arts, Keele University As we mark International Women’s Day after a year of renewed media attention to issues of gender inequality, it could be that there are more important threats facing women and the survival of our planet, than mere words. But after the #MeToo campaigns, exposure...
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
by Kesav Kosana, Sophomore, Solon High School Finding popularity in the 1940s, comic stories have evolved and progressed significantly in the past 70 years, surely leaving their mark on modern culture. However, there are aspects of the comic world that we rarely considered, such as race, gender, and other various societal aspects. These factors are more...
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
The Cleveland International Film Festival is almost here and once again, your favorite free speech forum will be in attendance! We’re partnering with CIFF to bring you 9 FilmForums - moderated and interactive panel discussions exploring important, complex, and relevant social issues that cannot and should not be ignored. Find the featured films below but...
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