The Washington Post, September 29, 2020
President Trump’s ongoing assault against Twitter may represent the most egregious violation of the First Amendment by a president since Richard M. Nixon went to war against this newspaper almost half a century ago.
The Boston Globe, February 24, 2020
Nevada may have so far escaped controversy. But voting should not be a roll of the dice. Our nation has the capacity to build a better elections system for the future.
The Hill, September 3, 2019
Public confidence in the integrity and security of our elections is essential for democracy to be a trusted means of governing, and that very confidence is now under unprecedented attack by foreign adversaries.
The Washington Post, August 30, 2019
Law enforcement and intelligence agencies determined to thwart the illegal transfer of intellectual property to foreign rivals are encouraging U.S. academics and administrators to develop more robust protocols for monitoring foreign-born students and visiting scholars — particularly if they are ethnically Chinese.
The Atlantic, June 12, 2019
Americans should not confuse a First Amendment that is codified with a First Amendment that is calcified. In landmark case after case, the First Amendment has continued to evolve as new threats to the exercise of free expression have emerged.
The Washington Post, March 31, 2019
The deadly assault on Khashoggi — a legal resident of the United States, with children who are U.S. citizens — was also a brazen and an egregious assault against American values and against the First Amendment rights he exercised in this country.
Washington Post Live, October 7, 2020
President Bollinger was interviewed by journalist Frances Stead Sellers on the past, present, and future of free speech in the United States.
All Things Considered, July 9, 2020
President Bollinger talks to NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about his opposition to new regulations for international students released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Ekathimerini, Feb 2, 2020
During a recent visit to Athens, President Bollinger met with Education Minister Niki Kerameus and explored the prospect of setting up a Columbia Global Center in Greece.
Time, October 10, 2019
Because of this decision, says Columbia University president Lee Bollinger, who as president of the University of Michigan was named in two lawsuits in which white students who’d been denied admission claimed reverse discrimination, “we’re deprived of the context that gave it a sense of mission. Every college leader is told, ‘Do not refer to history.'”
The Washington Post, September 28, 2019
President Bollinger and Agnès Callamard discuss how the US should do more to respond to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in a video for The Washington Post.