Free speech

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The rise of the left-wing language police

October 16, 2020 2:16 pm

Is the term ‘sexual preference’ offensive? It depends who’s saying it...

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Why can’t we talk about the Great Barrington Declaration?

October 15, 2020 12:15 pm

The three scientists who created it aren’t outliers or cranks, but professors at Oxford, Harvard and Stanford

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Mark Zuckerberg’s quest for redemption

September 26, 2020 11:01 am

The new Facebook ‘Oversight Board’ is an attempt to prove that he is not above accountability and is responsive to criticism

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Jake Auchincloss and incendiary rhetoric

August 22, 2020 10:46 am

We can’t burn their book, but they can burn our flag?

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My open letter to Twitter

August 19, 2020 10:00 am

Twitter is NOTHING without me. Watch your profits tank. Witness your shareholders leaving in droves

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President Trump should bend — but not break — Big Tech

August 5, 2020 11:47 am

Going back to the media of 25 years ago would not go well for the President or for conservatives

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Another teacher targeted by the thought police

August 3, 2020 5:58 pm

Calling Black Lives Matter a terrorist organization loses you your job

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We’re all thought criminals now

July 19, 2020 11:09 am

If someone is accused of being racist or transphobic they are rarely given a chance to defend themselves

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Sister act: did Kerri Greenidge sign the Harper’s letter or not?

July 10, 2020 6:03 pm

A strange tale of familial miscommunication

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Harper’s vs Vox — and the bonfire of the liberal values

July 8, 2020 7:23 am

Gee — remember those days when coddling intellectual laziness was a moral virtue?

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Why you should subscribe to The Spectator

June 23, 2020 1:51 pm

Not just because it’s 50 percent off

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Conservatives talk about cancel culture too much

June 19, 2020 1:29 pm

The right has never managed to adapt to not being the establishment

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Is left the new right?

June 18, 2020 1:23 pm

Emile had the face of one who had stared into the abyss at exactly the moment the wind had changed

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The death of free speech

June 18, 2020 11:50 am

Most people who ended up in America went there in the first place because they were tired of kneeling

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Black mass: the Georgetown Lecture Fund’s odd diversity campaign

June 17, 2020 7:11 pm

The Jesuit college’s students are play-acting as ‘non-partisan’ celebrators of speech

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The snowflakes turn to ice

June 6, 2020 1:27 pm

The hyper-woke generation has grown up. But they aren’t like other grown-ups

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Facebook is right. Twitter is wrong

May 28, 2020 5:46 pm

Fact-checking widespread information on social media should be the job of journalists — but journalists have lost interest in facts

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Xi’s useful idiots against free speech

May 20, 2020 9:50 am

Free-thinking people everywhere should condemn those among us who facilitate China’s lies

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How far should we go to defend free speech?

February 27, 2020 10:09 am

The first days of the Free Speech Union

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Dave Rubin is here to solve ‘95 percent’ of the internet’s problems

December 9, 2019 10:10 am

‘I’m not trying to create an exclusive safe space for my content because I’m afraid of what the world thinks’

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Why is there more intellectual freedom in Bucharest than Cambridge?

November 27, 2019 1:54 pm

The students in Romania were doing what students are supposed to do: hearing each side of the argument

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Free speech is a bitch

October 27, 2019 4:53 pm

At least I’m free to say so — for now

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Are college campuses eroding free speech?

September 18, 2019 4:59 pm

University officials and libertarian columnists clash in DC debate

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The best response to hate speech is free speech

July 17, 2019 11:24 pm

It’s time to give up on the idea that we can legislate niceness

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Calm down! Your freedom of speech is not under threat

February 28, 2019 10:07 am

Anyone who has almost every aspect of their online life taken away from them is not ‘silenced’