Je Suis Charlie

Politics
Freedom of speech is the keystone of civil liberties. Freedoms of press and assembly are meant to protect it. Freedom from
Politics
To be trite and obvious, Turks are people, too. Muslim lives count as much as Christian lives. The death of a promising young Ankaran is as tragic as the death of a promising young Parisian.
Media
What is it about cartoons and caricatures that riles politicians, religious figures, business fat cats, authorities and people of different stripes?
The WorldPost
Joachim Roncin had no idea that the message he tweeted would become a slogan the entire world would pick up.
Politics
Today, it is the false narrative, advanced by both left and right, that last week's attacks were the result of France's so-called "Muslim" problem, with a focus on the supposed radicalization taking place in the banlieues.
The WorldPost
The Kremlin said the images are "pure blasphemy."
Entertainment
Venice. Telluride. Toronto. Film festival season is in full effect with Oscar buzz already reverberating across the air waves and the internet. Every year at this time, movie makers all across the globe reveal new big screen narratives that reflect on, shape and shift culture.
The World Post
Far from falling back into line and yielding to terror, tens of thousands of Russian men and women, in the manner of the French who so recently proclaimed "Je suis Charlie," came out to shout "I am Boris" into the ears of Vladimir Putin, who has never faced an adversary as vibrantly alive as this newly dead man.
Politics
If ISIS were surprised often enough by effective paramilitary incursions, we could tilt the scale of advantage quite quickly.
Culture & Arts
"First of all, at every concert, I always think -- this could be my last. Therefore, I will give it everything I have."
Culture & Arts
The contest echoes Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten's publication in 2005 of editorial cartoons satirizing the Prophet. The
Impact
As chance dictates I am writing from Paris, the scene of the latest, though not the largest, horrendous clash between "representatives" of the civilizations of Muslim religious believers and western Judeo Christian believers.
Culture & Arts
It's all about energy, reflection, harmonic complexity, and eye-popping beauty. This sequence of events, the synchronicity of it all -- the time, the place, and the artist -- is a wondrous thing.
Business
The intensified urge to shoot the messenger has meant that journalists are becoming an endangered species. Do an internet search for the phrase, "Death threats against journalists" and you'll find almost eight million results.
College
Universities are unique -- you can access Charlie Hebdo, and the Koran, and the Bible, and Inspire magazine. At a university
The World Post
To be a responsible Charlie might be more important than to be a mere Charlie, which stresses an abstract concept of freedom. Appreciating the right of liberty, while being sensible of each other's culture, brings more benefit and less harm than otherwise. The truth is neither "We are all Charlie," nor "We are not Charlie," but "We are not all Charlie."
Politics
Last week, I sat next to a French production executive at the Reality TV Awards. Our discussion centered around the attack a couple weeks earlier at the French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo and the world outpouring thereafter for free speech.