TITLE

Freedom Is Censorship

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Betsy
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
Off Our Backs;Apr2001, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the impact of censorship on the freedom of thought and freedom of expression in the United States. Suppression of dissident ideas in the free marketplace of ideas; Importance of creating alternatives to the patriarchal system; Ability of people with wealth and power to control means of information; Poverty of feminist media.
ACCESSION #
4611386

 

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