We don't need better manners, we need a commitment to mutual respect and tolerance, and space to live our lives as we see fit.
Criticizing the law by calling for people to break it is an American tradition.
"Christian libertarians" Bayard Rustin and David Dellinger challenged state power and ended up leading the civil rights movement and anti-Vietnam War protests.
The president has urged the Chinese government to respect the rights of anti-lockdown demonstrators. He actively encouraged the Canadian government to end the trucker protests.
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Georgetown philosopher Jason Brennan offers a valuable summary of King's thought on these issues.
China's economic reforms were bottom-up, not top-down.
"When I started my blog," says journalist Yoani Sánchez, "it was like an exorcism of something that was inside of me."
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And it isn't alone. Pennsylvania has banned indoor dining through the end of the year, but dozens of businesses are banding together to defy the mandate.
Individually and in organized groups, people are pushing back against lockdown orders.
Using police to forcefully shut down Mac's Public House is a violation of liberty and a waste of resources.
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Who could have predicted that intolerable rules won’t be tolerated?
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So far, they don't seem to have actually closed the borders. But his threat probably has a different aim.
Increasing tensions between the military-backed ruling class and the student-led democracy movement have prompted massive rallies in the capital.
Privacy activists say we should be alarmed by the rise of automated facial recognition surveillance. Transhumanist Zoltan Istvan says it's time to embrace the end of privacy as we know it.
We may find that we like making our own decisions.
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Can we take government officials at their word that they'll eventually abandon their new powers?
Encryption, other privacy measures, and decentralization have made the protest movement possible.
Under Chinese authoritarianism, they'll have neither.
"If we lose...we will lose a generation."
The formal withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill won't be enough to stop the protest movement.
Hong Kong Protesters Attacked Two Chinese Men Tuesday As Demonstrations Against Extradition Treaty Escalate
Pro-democracy dissidents turned violent yesterday at Hong Kong's airport.
Nine people were injured during the weekend's protests in Hong Kong, including one woman who might be permanently blind after a violent encounter with the police.
As Beijing develops a high-tech police state, Hongkongers develop ways to resist it.
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Improving smuggling efforts isn't ideal, but it's better than just watching kids get torn from their families.
He was one of the world's greatest theorists of nonviolent revolution. But don't call him a pacifist.
Rights are theoretical unless you can defend them.