Russell Shubin

Posted October 23, 2007

There’s an immediate question that will be decided not at the ballot box but the box office this coming weekend. Can a beautifully-crafted film with an equally beautiful life-affirming message make it on the big screen?

Posted July 08, 2007

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, along with a number of leading Democratic senators, including Kerry, Feinstein and Durbin—have rallied for what ought to be alarming for anyone who values the First Amendment, regardless of where you stand politically. Their push for government regulation of speech is one of the most illustrative battles in recent days, because it sheds such a bright light on how the Democratic Party responds to the voicing of ideas they do not like in our country's increasingly lively interchange through media.