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Are Universities Promoting a ‘Safe Space’ by Undermining Free Speech?

Are Universities Promoting a ‘Safe Space’ by Undermining Free Speech?

Kyle Scott Pirie March 7, 2017 0

If you have a Twitter account and have any interest in politics, it is very likely that you saw the story of Lincoln University and their Student Union. For those unfamiliar, it started when

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Propaganda Rising

Propaganda Rising

William Collins January 10, 2017 5

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. We have become insufficiently vigilant. If there is one thing we should have learnt by now it is how thoroughly the popular narrative can be manipulated by

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Violence, lies and hypocrisy – the safe space crowd are making trouble for us all

Violence, lies and hypocrisy – the safe space crowd are making trouble for us all

Elena Rider October 14, 2016 1

This week it seems that the dishonesty and entitlement of the social justice left is spinning entirely out of control. Perhaps something is in the air after the Trump campaign being rocked by increasingly

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YouTube is the latest platform to jump on the censorship bandwagon, this time by stealth

YouTube is the latest platform to jump on the censorship bandwagon, this time by stealth

Elena Rider September 2, 2016 0

It looks like YouTube, one of the last places where people with unpopular opinions can still count on uncensored speech will likely be going the way of Facebook and Twitter. Facebook is an entirely

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The Tangled web of Feminists, Free Speech, and the Internet

The Tangled web of Feminists, Free Speech, and the Internet

Elena Rider June 13, 2016 0

Back in September 2015 Angela Merkel was accidentally overheard asking Mark Zuckerberg what he was going to do about ‘hateful’ anti-immigration Facebook posts. He told her that he’s working on it. Just think about

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Campus Groupthink: The Guide To Fitting In

Campus Groupthink: The Guide To Fitting In

Oliver Shore June 6, 2016 0

So you’ve taken you’re A-levels and you’ve made your offers to study your favourite courses at university. Well done. Soon all the high-street stores will be targeting you for what you’ll need for going

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The Hillsborough Shirt Arrest is Depressing on Every Possible Level

The Hillsborough Shirt Arrest is Depressing on Every Possible Level

Thomas Walker May 31, 2016 2

Yesterday, a man was arrested for wearing a shirt in a pub. There are parts of the world where that occurrence wouldn’t seem out of place. In some countries, arresting citizens for speech is commonplace,

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The Croydon Ducking Stool – How Matthew Doyle was Prosecuted by a Rabid Mob

The Croydon Ducking Stool – How Matthew Doyle was Prosecuted by a Rabid Mob

Old Holborn March 28, 2016 4

Once again, into the breach goes your free-speech hero. You’ll all have been made aware of a man in Croydon who decided to tweet his indignation of the Brussels terrorist atrocity last week, committed,

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The Unstumpable Trump Should Also be the Unbannable Trump

The Unstumpable Trump Should Also be the Unbannable Trump

James Tracey December 15, 2015 1

There has been a new petition out to block Donald Trump from entering the UK. Now, as a Classical Liberal, I hate his comments as much as anyone. I am pro-immigration and am frustrated

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You Can’t Pick And Choose Rights As You Please Just Because You Don’t Like The Tories

You Can’t Pick And Choose Rights As You Please Just Because You Don’t Like The Tories

Tom Davies October 8, 2015 1

Do you remember a while ago, when there was a massive hoo-ha about having exclusion zones around abortion clinics? Wasn’t that a great notion? Wasn’t it an entirely fair and liberal idea to prevent

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