• Why Policy Makers Should Review the Facts Before Marching to the Drumbeat of the Xenophobes

    The H-1B visa has become the beachhead in the battle against the legal immigration of skilled workers. This visa allows highly educated and skilled workers from abroad to take employment in the U.S. and eventually become citizens. Anti-immigrant groups believe that they can close the door to foreigners by restricting or abolishing it. So they have been trying to convince lawmakers that… Read More

  • How The EFF Lost Its Way By Defending Hate Mongers And Tunnel Rats

    Free speech is a basic human right and is essential to creativity and innovation. But every society places limits on this, particularly when it transgresses into “hate speech” – which disparages someone or some group on the basis of race, gender, age, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, and so on. Calls to violence are tolerated even less. These often lead… Read More