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

Trump threatens college after speech cancellation - The Hindu

A 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.

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

Hours 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 ...

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

Milo 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 ...

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

Some 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 ...

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

President 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 ...

Berkeley's Shame - National Review

Jack 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 ...

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

U.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 ...

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

Last 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 ...

Americans Should Not Have to Subsidize Campus Lawlessness - Daily Signal

A 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 / @ ...

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

Protesters 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.

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

A 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.

This Is What Milo Yiannopoulos Wants - New York Magazine

A 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 ...

Violence and censorship rule at UC Berkeley - Watchdog.org

ANARCHY: 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 ...

The Masked Agitator Veto - Cato 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 ...

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

President 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 ...

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

A 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.

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

In 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 ...

Trump jumps into free-speech row - Hong 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 ...

Berkeley protests of Yiannopoulos caused $100000 in damage - CNN

Berkeley, 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 ...