Image: iStock This is my latest essay for University World News (UWN). I wrote it in response to a 3 July op-ed piece by Jonathan Zimmerman, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. UWN usually doesn't publish essays this long; I'm pleased they made an exception. As always, I welcome your comments either here or … Continue reading Freedom of speech according to the gospel of Koch
Nearly two dozen members of the U.S. Congress have written to the heads of Facebook and Google urging them not to comply with a new cybersecurity law in Vietnam, saying the legislation is in violation of international human rights standards and raises concerns under the country’s trade obligations. This is rich, coming from the greatest … Continue reading The Red, White, & Blue Pot Calling the Kettle Black
WordPress dutifully reminded me earlier this week that it was the 8th anniversary of my blog. Time waits for no one. The fall of 2009 was a season of many personal and professional changes and transitions. My very first blog post was a sign that I once again had relative freedom of speech and I … Continue reading Happy 8th Anniversary to An Int’l Educator in Viet Nam!