Milo Yiannopoulos

Misogynistic abuse against Cathy Newman is a symbol of the backlash against the MeToo movement

“What a terrible indictment of the times we live in.” Those are the words of Ben de Pear, the editor of Channel 4 News, relating to the stream of …

Feminism

Conservative speakers are healthy for diversity

It’s been almost a year since violent riots broke out over a planned speech by Milo Yiannopoulos on Feb. 1, 2017. Since then, the Berkeley College …

Student Journalism

Milo Yiannopoulos says publisher released edits to 'ridicule' him

For once, Milo Yiannopoulos is embarrassed.<p>The alt-right provocateur said Thursday that Simon & Schuster released harsh edits of his manuscript as …

Censorship

Milo Yiannopoulos claims publisher leaked edits to humiliate him

Political provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos accused Simon & Schuster of humiliating him by disclosing embarrassing editorial notes — while refusing to …

Censorship

CU regents consider new policies supporting freedom of speech

Jeremy Papasso, The Daily CameraMilo Yiannopoulos speaks to about 400 people in the Mathematics Building on the University of Colorado’s Boulder …

University of Colorado

The African gang crisis has been brewing in Australia's media for years

Australia doesn’t need a Breitbart – our conservative media does the job just as well<p>How do you end up with a neo-fascist propounding his views on immigration on national television? To answer this question, you need to understand how a racially motivated moral panic has brewed in right-leaning …

Peter Dutton

Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson: the ‘anti-snowflake’ crusader speaks out

ES Lifestyle Newsletter<p>This week Jordan Peterson has taken London by storm. The Canadian psychologist-turned-anti-snowflake crusader has been giving …

Thinknum is remixing data to create cool content

Archimedes once said “Give me a place to stand, and I shall move the world.” For Thinknum, a data startup, that saying should go “Give me statistics, and I shall measure the world.” The company, whose bread and butter is the collection and analysis of public data, has launched a new blog dedicated …

Technology

Donald Trump one year on: How the Twitter President changed social media and the US presidency

Frequently, they appear before it is even light. During the week, they appear as people are making their way to work, and elbowing their way to the …

Donald Trump

UC-Berkeley faces lawsuit over violent rioting at free-speech event

Four people have filed suit against the University of California, Berkeley after allegedly being assaulted last year in riots that led to the cancellation of an appearance by a conservative speaker -- raising the possibility more schools around the country could be held accountable for their …

UC Berkeley

Milo Yiannopoulos Ticket Holders Sue Over Injuries Sustained During UC Berkeley Riot

"Police deliberately chose to ensure their own safety while leaving the public, who they are sworn to serve and protect, vulnerable to radical leftwing lawlessness," the plaintiffs' attorney said.<p>Four San Francisco Bay Area residents have filed a lawsuit against UC Berkeley and others over injuries …

UC Berkeley

How Much Can You Get Away With If You're A Provocateur?

The short-lived appointment of Toby Young to a board in the Office of Students was an interesting scandal to open 2018. It raised a number of pointed …

Lawyers of plaintiffs suing UC Berkeley say lawsuit addresses ‘growing cancer’ from lack of intellectual diversity

A press conference was held Tuesday by lawyers representing four individuals in a lawsuit against UC Berkeley, the UC Board of Regents and the city …

Student Journalism

Milo Yiannopoulos believes Breitbart’s reign isn’t over

Has the reign of Breitbart collapsed? Milo Yiannopoulos says not.<p>This time last year, Breitbart’s then-executive chairman Steve Bannon was in the …

Steve Bannon

Gay couple launch lawsuit against tiny town for discrimination against their business

A gay couple in a tiny town in America has launched a lawsuit against the town council for discriminating against them and their business.Marc and …

LGBTQ

Twitter Tried to Curb Abuse. Now It Has to Handle the Backlash

Conservative activist James O’Keefe has returned. In a series of illicitly filmed videos with current and former Twitter employees, the right-wing …

Social Media

UC Berkeley sued over injuries sustained during Antifa riot

Four individuals from the Bay Area who planned to attend a Milo Yiannopoulos lecture at UC Berkeley last year have sued the school and the city for …

Conservative View

6 Tales of Censorship in the Golden Age of Free Speech

“In today’s networked environment, when anyone can broadcast live or post their thoughts to a social network, it would seem that censorship ought to …

Law

Democrats' Bewildering Decision to Hand President Trump More Surveillance Powers

Back in 2005, The New York Times reported that President Bush had been lying through his teeth about a warrantless wiretapping program his …

Barack Obama

Letting Nazis Speak Is The Best Way To Defeat Their Ideas

Noah Berlatsky argues regulating hate speech would bring down Nazis and white supremacists in an article for NBC News, claiming unregulated free …

Conservative View

College presidents building relationships with campus conservatives

By their own account, some conservative students at the University of California, Berkeley, deliberately test their institution’s support of free …

James O’Keefe’s Twitter “Stings” Are the Latest Right-Wing Attack on Tech

For the second time in two weeks, Twitter is responding to a sting operation meant to embarrass it from Project Veritas, the group run by …

James O'Keefe

Anti-PC Professor Suing NYU Speaks Out

Michael Rectenwald — the PC-bashing, “deplorable” New York University professor behind the Twitter handle @antipcnyuprof — is suing NYU and four of …

Student Detained for Distributing Anti-Capitalism Fliers Sues University for Free Speech Violations

An Illinois student detained in November for passing out anti-capitalism fliers on campus is suing her university and various officials, alleging the …

Breitbart News

How Steve Bannon struggles with unemployment

Tabatha Southey reveals a (completely fictional) transcript of a conversation between Bannon and an employment counsellor<p>In the end, history may …

Donald Trump

Berkeley Is Collapsing in on Itself

In 1969, five years after the famous “Free Speech” movement that rocked the University of California at Berkeley and set off the 1960s student …

Conservative View

How Breitbart became just another right-wing Trump cheerleader

Steve Bannon, once depicted as the power behind President Trump’s rise, has seen his fortunes fade fast, ousted first from the White House and now from Breitbart, the right-wing website that he turned into the hub of Trumpism and the alt-right during his four-plus years as its executive chairman.<p>It …

Donald Trump

Reading the Milo Manuscript

Imagine being repudiated by Stephen Bannon, the most repudiated man since Rasputin. Any ordinary person would feel obliged to slink off to the …

Conservative View

Simon & Schuster gets a new lease at Rockefeller Center

In one of the first big leasing deals of the new year, publisher Simon & Schuster has signed a lease for 300,150 square feet for its eponymous …

Publishing

Milo Yiannopoulos sues Twitter

Milo Yiannopoulos is suing Twitter.<p>The self-described troll has announced on a YouTube channel his intention to join Roger Stone in an anti-trust …

Project Veritas