Freedom of Speech & Cultural Praxis

Freedom of speech as an abstract ideal does not exist. Freedom of speech can only occur within concrete power systems and social relations. The question is, “Whose freedom, and freedom for what?” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote: “I had hoped that the white moderate would understand that law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and that when...

Join the CP Community

We Welcome You To Join Our Community By Taking These Four Simple Steps:

01

Read our current thinking

Read our current thinking in response to the freedom of speech discussions

02

Use Both Your First And Last Name.

When developing your profile, please select "Display name publicly as" and use both your first and last name.

03

Log in so that you can join the dialogue!

You will need to introduce yourself to the community to do so. Please try to introduce yourself as a whole person so that we are all encouraged to treat each other as whole people: Pretend you are introducing yourself to new colleagues over a relaxed lunch, experiment with medium, etc

04

Help us.

Help us to continue to think about ways to design and moderate this space such that all of us are welcomed, protected and supported.

Recent posts

Learning Policy Institute is Hiring

The Learning Policy Institute (LPI) employs researchers, educators, policy experts, communicators, and administrators who have a passion for ensuring that all children receive an empowering and equitable education, especially historically underserved students. LPI has offices in Palo Alto, CA, and...

Симпозиум в Новосибирске: Возрождение CHAT в ответ на вызовы 21 века / Symposium in Novosibirsk Russia: Renaissance CHAT in response to calls of the 21st century

(The text and videos are in English and in Russian. For the English versions, please scroll down. The text was translated from English to Russian by Sofia Sorokina) Данное видео представляет собой запись онлайн-симпозиума по Возрождению CHAT (Культурной-исторической теории деятельности)...

Coffee Hour with Andrew Coppens

Coffee Hour with Andrew Coppens

https://youtu.be/dvW78YBGsls Our October 27th Coffee Hour is devoted to discussion of strength-based education and ecological validity. It turns out that there were two quite different interpretations of both of these key terms among the participants. The central point - that almost...

Coffee Hour with Andrew Coppens

Coffee Hour with Andrew Coppens

Dear Coffee Hour Fans,The next in our series of coffee hour discussions will host Andrew Coppens, a facultymember at the University of New Hampshire and contributing member of the Mind, Culture,and Activity editorial board. October 27th , 9am Pacific Time....

Welcome Back!

Login to your profile below

Create New Profile!

To join us, please fill out the form below.

Retrieve your password

Please enter your username or email address to reset your password.