PEN America Welcomes Introduction of Platform Accountability and Transparency Act
Senators Chris Coons, Amy Klobuchar, and Rob Portman yesterday introduced the Platform Accountability and Transparency Act, which would shine a light on the inner workings of big tech platforms… More
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Moscow, Idaho: "University employees who are found to violate (#Idaho's) new gag rule, either by 'promoting' abortion, or by dispensing contraception, risk felony convictions, prison time, fines, firing and permanent bans from all state employment." https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/oct/03/university-of-idaho-abortion-emergency-contraception
Great piece by @MBourjaily @educationweek on how teachers who can speak up, should speak up. References our America's Censored Classrooms report @PENamerica. https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/opinion-some-politicians-count-on-teachers-staying-silent-we-cant-afford-to/2022/10
A milestone today in US free speech & LGBTQ history. 👇 "Howl" by Allen Ginsberg ruled not obscene and effectively un-banned. The poem in full: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/49303/howl https://twitter.com/Ginsbergpoem/status/1576948354218885120