Posts Tagged ‘freedom of speech’

Hate Speech Is an Evitable Evil

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, May 19th, 2019 - 72 comments

Online behaviour like any other behaviour can be modified but this will not happen by itself.

Reflections on Free Speech and Public Discourse

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, April 15th, 2019 - 119 comments

Silencing dissonant voices only leads to more and stronger dissonant voices and further radicalisation.

Censorship

Written By: - Date published: 2:07 pm, August 23rd, 2018 - 13 comments

It seems that if you’re the right person, harbour the correct thoughts, have the right connections, and you don’t like whatever the political opinion, news or information that’s floating about is, then you can get it banned.

House arrest for Paris activists

Written By: - Date published: 11:24 am, November 29th, 2015 - 21 comments

Why are the so called leaders meeting at COP21 so afraid of public demonstrations? Let the people have their say…

Australian activist arrested for wearing “I’m with Stupid” t-shirt

Written By: - Date published: 4:46 pm, January 8th, 2015 - 56 comments

While the west of the world mourns the murders of the journalists associated with Charlie Hebdo and protests attacks on freedom of speech in Australia the police have arrested a man for wearing a t-shirt that says “I’m with Stupid”.

Nats find freedom of speech offensive

Written By: - Date published: 1:30 pm, October 21st, 2010 - 71 comments

National’s bully-boy tactics continue. Young people are trying to voice their concern to the select committee that is looking at the extension of the Fire at Will law to all workers. The Nats on the committee don’t want to listen so they’re bullying submitters and refusing to even accept submissions that don’t toe their line.

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