Archive for April, 2011

Freedom news of the week

April 30, 2011

Here are stories from around the world on freedom of expression: (more…)

Quote of the day, April 30

April 30, 2011

Bayard Rustin, on freedom (1947)

“At times freedom will demand that its followers go into situations where even death is to be faced … (more…)

Quote of the day, April 29

April 29, 2011

James A. Garfield, on freedom of the press

“Not for its own sake alone, but for the sake of society and good government, the press should be free. Publicity is the strong bond which unites the people and their government. (more…)

Quote of the day, April 28

April 29, 2011

William Randolph Hearst, on news

“News is something somebody doesn’t want printed; all else is advertising.”

Quote of the day, April 27

April 27, 2011

William Pitt, on freedom (1783)

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. (more…)

Quote of the day, April 26

April 25, 2011

Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus, on freedom of the press (2008)

“Without a free press, we cannot be a free people.”

Quote of the day, April 25

April 25, 2011

Jerry W. Friedheim, on freedom of the press (1976)

“A strong, free country and a strong, free press are inseparable.”

Quote of the day, April 24

April 24, 2011

Padraig Pearse, on freedom

“Believe that we too love freedom and desire it. (more…)

Quote of the day, April 23

April 23, 2011

Syrian student protester (2011)

“The regime is aware that it cannot let campuses breath. (more…)

Quote of the day, April 22

April 22, 2011

John Muir, on nature

“There is a love of wild nature in everybody, an ancient mother-love showing itself whether recognized or no, and however covered by cares and duties.”