Je Suis Charlie: What it Means to Identify with Charlie Hebdo

The terrorist attack by “radical” Muslims on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo left twelve people dead and many more wounded, and it has created a show of solidarity for “free speech” all over the world. But what does all of it really mean? There are many voices of opinion on the matter. A few have explained the attack as revenge for French foreign and domestic policy. Others have blamed Charlie Hebdo for publishing ill-advised cartoons aimed at nothing more than baiting and antagonizing Read more […]