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Visit by Breitbart editor sets Berkeley (and the internet) alight - The Observers (blog);

Visit by Breitbart editor sets Berkeley (and the internet) alight - The Observers (blog)

The Observers (blog)Visit by Breitbart editor sets Berkeley (and the internet) alightThe Observers (blog)Police cancelled a scheduled appearance of Milo Yiannopoulos, a controversial editor of the right-wing Breitbart News site at the University of California at Berkeley on Wednesday after rioters infiltrated a peaceful demonstration. Yiannopoulos leapt ...and more »

Trump threatens college after speech cancellation - The Hindu;

Trump threatens college after speech cancellation - The Hindu

The HinduTrump threatens college after speech cancellationThe HinduA bonfire set by demonstrators protesting a scheduled speaking appearance by Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos burns on Sproul Plaza on the University of California at Berkeley campus on Wednesday. Reuters. February 03, 2017 02:54 IST.and more »

Trump Tweet on Violent Berkeley Protest Raises Question Over Funding - Wall Street Journal;

Trump Tweet on Violent Berkeley Protest Raises Question Over Funding - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalTrump Tweet on Violent Berkeley Protest Raises Question Over FundingWall Street JournalHours after violent protests forced officials at the University of California, Berkeley, to cancel an appearance by a right-wing speaker, President Donald Trump appeared to threaten the university's federal support. “If U.C. Berkeley does not allow ...and more »

Who Is Milo Yiannopolus? Far-right Provocateur Fueling the Culture War in Trump's America - Haaretz;

Who Is Milo Yiannopolus? Far-right Provocateur Fueling the Culture War in Trump's America - Haaretz

HaaretzWho Is Milo Yiannopolus? Far-right Provocateur Fueling the Culture War in Trump's AmericaHaaretzMilo Yiannopolus, the gay self-proclaimed Jewish libertarian, Trump-supporting provocateur and Breitbart editor, thought the violent Berkeley protest against him was 'heavily ironic'. Alexander Griffing. Feb 02, 2017 11:54 PM. 0comments Print Zen ...and more »

Could Trump really cut funding to UC Berkeley? It would be very difficult - Los Angeles Times;

Could Trump really cut funding to UC Berkeley? It would be very difficult - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesCould Trump really cut funding to UC Berkeley? It would be very difficultLos Angeles TimesSome experts said it would be difficult for President Trump to significantly cut federal funding to UC Berkeley over the protests that prevented outspoken conservative Milo Yiannopoulos from speaking at an event Wednesday. “If U.C. Berkeley does not ...and more »

No, Trump Can't Cut UC Berkeley's Federal Funding by Himself - Bloomberg;

No, Trump Can't Cut UC Berkeley's Federal Funding by Himself - Bloomberg

BloombergNo, Trump Can't Cut UC Berkeley's Federal Funding by HimselfBloombergPresident Donald Trump mused about cutting off nearly $500 million in annual federal funds to the University of California-Berkeley in a tweet on Thursday, following a night of violent protests against a provocative speaker that led the school to ...and more »

Berkeley's Shame - National Review;

Berkeley's Shame - National Review

National ReviewBerkeley's ShameNational ReviewJack Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. both deserved better than the things that are named after them: that dump of an airport, a horrifying street in St. Louis. Bishop Berkeley deserved better, too. On the University of California's oldest campus ...and more »

Trump Crashes the UC Berkeley Free Speech Debate Following Protests - Newsweek;

Trump Crashes the UC Berkeley Free Speech Debate Following Protests - Newsweek

NewsweekTrump Crashes the UC Berkeley Free Speech Debate Following ProtestsNewsweekU.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to cut funding to the University of California at Berkeley after protesters smashed windows and set fires at the school, forcing the cancellation of an appearance by a far-right Breitbart News editor ...and more »

Berkeley protesters aren't much more tolerant than Donald Trump - New York Daily News;

Berkeley protesters aren't much more tolerant than Donald Trump - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsBerkeley protesters aren't much more tolerant than Donald TrumpNew York Daily NewsLast fall, GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson suggested that the federal government should cut off funding from colleges and universities exhibiting "extreme political bias." The comment drew a spirited rebuke from President Obama, who called it ...and more »

Americans Should Not Have to Subsidize Campus Lawlessness - Daily Signal;

Americans Should Not Have to Subsidize Campus Lawlessness - Daily Signal

Daily SignalAmericans Should Not Have to Subsidize Campus LawlessnessDaily SignalA demonstrator protesting Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos sets a fire in Berkeley, California, after a scheduled speech by Yiannopoulos was canceled. (Photo: Noah Berger/EPA/Newscom). Commentary By. Portrait of Mary Clare Reim. Mary Clare Reim / @ ...and more »

Challenges to Milo Yiannopoulos' free speech must be opposed - The San Diego Union-Tribune;

Challenges to Milo Yiannopoulos' free speech must be opposed - The San Diego Union-Tribune

The San Diego Union-TribuneChallenges to Milo Yiannopoulos' free speech must be opposedThe San Diego Union-TribuneProtesters march with signs in Berkeley, California on February 1, 2017. Violent protests erupted on February 1 at the University of California, Berkeley over the scheduled appearance of a controversial editor of the conservative news website Breitbart.and more »

Trump suggests Berkeley could lose federal funds over violent protests at university - PBS NewsHour;

Trump suggests Berkeley could lose federal funds over violent protests at university - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourTrump suggests Berkeley could lose federal funds over violent protests at universityPBS NewsHourA burned out portable light system is seen at UC Berkeley after a student protest turned violent during a demonstration over right-wing speaker Milo Yiannopoulos, who was forced to cancel his talk in Berkeley, California. Photo by Stephen Lam/Reuters.and more »

This Is What Milo Yiannopoulos Wants - New York Magazine;

This Is What Milo Yiannopoulos Wants - New York Magazine

New York MagazineThis Is What Milo Yiannopoulos WantsNew York MagazineA lot of people fail to recognize this, but Milo Yiannopoulos, the Breitbart senior editor and right-wing provocateur, is much closer to being Sean Hannity than to being Adolf Hitler. It's a bit of a secret, in part because Yiannopoulos devotes a great ...and more »

Violence and censorship rule at UC Berkeley - Watchdog.org;

Violence and censorship rule at UC Berkeley - Watchdog.org

Watchdog.orgViolence and censorship rule at UC BerkeleyWatchdog.orgANARCHY: Anti-free-speech protesters lit fires and damaged property Wednesday to protest the appearance of campus speaker Milo Yiannopoulos. In an embarrassing display of vulgarity and violence, rioters at the University of California, Berkeley lit ...and more »

The Masked Agitator Veto - Cato Institute (blog)

The Masked Agitator VetoCato Institute (blog)Most protesters opposed the event peacefully. Some did not: “security officials claim about 150 'masked agitators' joined the demonstration, setting fires, throwing molotov cocktails and rocks and attacking some members of the crowd.” Yiannopoulos ...and more »

Trump lashes back at Berkeley after violent protests block speech by Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos - Washington Post;

Trump lashes back at Berkeley after violent protests block speech by Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos - Washington Post

Washington PostTrump lashes back at Berkeley after violent protests block speech by Breitbart writer Milo YiannopoulosWashington PostPresident Trump raised the threat of pulling federal funds from the University of California at Berkeley on Thursday after university police canceled a talk by provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos and put the campus on lockdown after intense protests against ...and more »

In Photos, the Latest Example of Liberal 'Tolerance' - Daily Signal;

In Photos, the Latest Example of Liberal 'Tolerance' - Daily Signal

Daily SignalIn Photos, the Latest Example of Liberal 'Tolerance'Daily SignalA woman passes graffiti written by protesters who held a demonstration against Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos in Berkeley, California. (Photo: Noah Berger/EPA/Newscom). Commentary By. Portrait of Katrina Trinko · Katrina Trinko / @KatrinaTrinko.and more »

Public officials should find riots more appalling than free speech. - National Review;

Public officials should find riots more appalling than free speech. - National Review

National ReviewPublic officials should find riots more appalling than free speech.National ReviewIn the United States of America, rioting to stop free speech is unlawful and reprehensible. Period. Full stop. It's not “understandable.” It's not excusable. There should be no tolerance and no sympathy for people who pepper-spray young women, beat ...and more »

Trump jumps into free-speech row - Hong Kong Standard (press release);

Trump jumps into free-speech row - Hong Kong Standard (press release)

Hong Kong Standard (press release)Trump jumps into free-speech rowHong Kong Standard (press release)US President Donald Trump threatened yesterday to withdraw federal funds from UC Berkeley after violent overnight protests resulted in a planned appearance by a controversial editor of conservative news website Breitbart being canceled. Hundreds of ...and more »

Berkeley protests of Yiannopoulos caused $100000 in damage - CNN;

Berkeley protests of Yiannopoulos caused $100000 in damage - CNN

CNNBerkeley protests of Yiannopoulos caused $100000 in damageCNNBerkeley, California (CNN) Protests that erupted at UC Berkeley ahead of a planned Wednesday appearance by right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos caused $100,000 worth of damage to the campus, the school said Thursday. The university blamed ...and more »