Ioana’s Corner
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Ioana’s Corner

If You Think Free Speech is Dying, Take Notes from Romanian Politics

Free speech isn’t free if its cost is violence

Nicolae Ceausescu, leader of the Socialist Republic of Romania, 1974 | Online Directory for Romanian Communism

My first ever hashtag was released into the Internet 6 years ago. Believe you me, I would have postponed it if I could.

But I had to take a stand. My country’s democracy was up in flames and I was present when the sparks were ignited.

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