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  • The First Amendment Is Unfair. Keep it Anyway.

    06/26/2007 6:44:08 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 1 replies · 283+ views ^ | 26 June 2007 | .cnI redruM
    A recent incident in China made proved the value of unfettered speech as a curb on despotic governance. The local authorities in two Chinese provinces were locking children up in fenced brickyards and forcing them to perform slave labor. This scheme worked well for the Chinese officials involved until the children’s parents got plugged into the Internet. Their story became a worldwide scandal and tarred the reputation of China’s growing industrial base so badly that China launched an “investigation.” Meanwhile, however, they also went after anyone who could possible act as a future stool pigeon.Recognising the threat of China's growing...