Free speech
Free speech

Free speech

1 August 2018

The ACLU is turning its back on free speech

America’s premier civil-rights group gets cold feet about hate speech.

30 July 2018

Now MPs want to police political discussion

The fake-news panic is nurturing new arguments for state censorship.

25 July 2018

The death of Godfrey Elfwick

This spoof SJW tweeter was a work of satirical brilliance.

23 July 2018

We shouldn’t rely on Facebook to tell us what is true

The truth is forever being contested – big corporates shouldn’t play referee.

23 July 2018

James Gunn: brought down by right-wing snowflakes

This depressing tale reminds us the right is no champion of free speech.

19 July 2018

That’s redecorating, not activism

A ‘protest’ in Manchester reminds us how trivial student politics has become.

13 July 2018

We’re all Foucauldian now

How the Frenchman’s power theories gave rise to ‘snowflakes’.

Trans activism is now just misogyny in drag

The attack on Alison Moyet shows how sexist trans thinking has become.

Call off the crusade against the Southern Poverty Law Center

The ‘Intellectual Dark Web’ has failed its first moral test.

26 June 2018

No more memes? The EU’s latest threat to the net

The EU’s new copyright laws will destroy the web as we know it.