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Salman Rushdie decries free speech "censorship" pushes by progressives and conservatives

Posted on AllSides April 14th, 2024
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Salman Rushdie said the U.S. faces a "bad moment" for free speech, with censorship pushes coming from the left and right of politics. The big picture: In his first major TV interview since the stabbing onstage in New York that nearly killed him, the British-American author told CBS' "60 Minutes" in an interview airing Sunday "there seems to be a kind of growing orthodoxy, particularly amongst young people, that censorship … is a good thing." • The trial of Hadi Matar, the New Jersey man accused of stabbing Rushdie in...

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