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Column: Marriage not same as LGBT equality

Just as it was beginning to feel like the U.S. was taking a great step toward equality for the LGBTQ community with same-sex marriages, the nation decided to take two steps back: A new law in Indiana allows businesses to discriminate against gay people. ...

Free speech dying a slow death on campus

Those in the American left like to see themselves as champions of free speech battling against an increasingly authoritarian — fascist, even — right that has passed bills like the PATRIOT Act and supported the Citizens United ruling. read more

Column: American colleges need to be free

In most of the developed world, quality public higher education is considered a right of citizenship — or even, as in Germany, all of Scandinavia and much of the rest of the world’s richest countries, a human right. read more