America the Dutiful

Freedom of information is an internationally recognized fundamental human right (as an extension of freedom of speech). The ideology of free speech is thought to have emerged in ancient Athens in the late 6th or early 5th century BC. England's Bill of Rights 1689, The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (1789), … Continue reading America the Dutiful

Think for Yourself…

By Sarah Happy Banned Books Week, everyone!  It's time for the annual celebration of your freedom to read whatever you choose.  According to http://www.bannedbooksweek.org, this special week "was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. More than a thousand books have been challenged … Continue reading Think for Yourself…