Vol. II, No. 4 April 1996
"The personal views which you hint at as your own would no doubt have been ridiculed as cowardice and a shirking of civic responsibility by the heroes who founded this country." John Drennan firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Mangan and I have written a book on free speech in cyberspace.
ACLU v. Reno update
Introduction: An Autumn Leaf
Auschwitz: A Mountain in the Path
Bread and Circuses
Democracy and Capitalism
George Orwell Was Wrong
A Poor Workman Blames His Tools
Conclusion: Things Fall Apart
Judge Baer, Eighty Pounds of Pot, and Judicial Independence
Congressional Extremism and the Assault Weapon Ban
A Rational Justification for Ethical Behavior by Leon Felkins
The Spectacle of Entertainment by William Brown
Ray Jones Visits the Death Camps
Cultural Subversion by Frank Moore
Bob Wilson Complains about Chris Jackson
Bruce Clark Gives the ACLU A Piece of His Mind on the Second Amendment
The irrepressible Internet
Klaatu on The Telecommunications Reform Act
Ethics and the Information Superhighway by Michael Silverton
Kathryn Lyon: A Journalist Threatened With Prison
Mumia Abu-Jamal, On Death Row After an Unfair Trial
An Auschwitz Alphabet
Letters to the Ethical Spectacle
Index of Past Issues
Other Ethical, Political and Legal Web Sites
About Jonathan Blumen and The Ethical Spectacle
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"Noticing that no-one held the values I defended, I decided to make a spectacle of myself."--Richard Foreman
Copyright Jonathan Blumen 1996 except as otherwise indicated
Artist: Laurie Caro; all art copyright Laurie Caro 1996 except as otherwise indicated
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