Tag Archives: Politics & Society

African Views: A Close Look At Somaliland (DW)

Africa’s Somaliland is a self-governing autonomous region with its own currency, military and passport. But it is not recognized as a sovereign state. Somaliland broke away and declared independence from Somalia 30 years ago. It’s seen as a stable region, especially when compared to the rest of Somalia, where there is a big terrorism threat. But most of Somaliland’s 4.5 million people live in poverty. DW takes a closer look at Somaliland and its society.

Politics & Society: Panel Discuses Free Speech And First Amendment (Video)

What does our evolving view of the First Amendment mean for America, our democracy and our future generations? The New York Times’ Frank Bruni and Bret Stephens, Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post, and NPR’s Tamara Keith explored cutting-edge questions about free speech, public discourse and the role of the First Amendment in today’s society.

The UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement’s inaugural #SpeechMatters conference brought together leading national experts to engage on today’s most pressing issues related to free speech on campus, the internet and beyond.

Learn more about the event at: freespeechcenter.universityofcalifornia.edu/speech-matters