So why do you feel compelled to post when you know what you are saying is old news? You just adds to the noise and make it off putting for anyone else to post that actually knows about this event including your obvious point.
> Ethics also means, then, the continuous effort of studying our own moral beliefs and our moral conduct, and striving to ensure that we, and the institutions we help to shape, live up to standards that are reasonable and solidly-based.
The concept of freedom can quickly become confusing, but I think the accepted terminology is that "freedom from" is negative freedom as in protections like universal healthcare. While "freedom to" is positive freedom as in expressions like absolute[-1] freedom of speech . Where negative freedom is more left and positive freedom more right. You of course also have to account for the political y-axis (or similar concept ) i.e. the level of authoritarianism.
I think it's interesting that many of the concepts that the US prides itself on originally included negative freedom in a more prominent way than you see today .
[-1] Non-absolute freedom of speech can probably also be seen as a negative freedom.