Pervasive Censorship in The Information Age | Lectures | Chicago Reader

Pervasive Censorship in The Information Age

When: Wed., Jan. 20, 7 p.m. 2010

From the famous to the not-so-famous, nationwide and right in the Chicago area (Marc Falkoff at McHenry College, Sunsara Taylor at the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago, two recent examples), scheduled speeches are canceled, grants are withdrawn, articles are not accepted, venues are not available “ voices are muted or silenced. A new McCarthyism, or bigger than Big Brother? What are the stakes for the future? Join us for a lively uncensored discussion with Bill Ayers and Marc Falkoff Bill Ayers is Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC); his most recent book, with Bernardine Dohrn, is Race Course: Against White Supremacy. Marc Falkoff teaches law at Northern Illinois University school of law, represents 16 Guantanamo detainees, and edited Poems from Guantanamo.

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