Ten woke ways to shut down debate

10 Mar

Suppressing free speech has a long and bloody history. To see how violence and intimidation can be used to silence opponents, just look at the record of any tyrannical regime that’s ever existed. And then there are more subtle methods. ‘Cancel culture’ is spoken of as if it were something new. It isn’t. You don’t […]

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How political correctness went mad

9 Mar

Last month the journalist Toby Young founded the Free Speech Union. Its mission is to “stand up for the right of its members to tell the truth in all circumstances, even if that means causing offence to some”. Young himself has had to resign from a plethora of positions in the face of a huge […]

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How political correctness went mad

9 Mar

Last month the journalist Toby Young founded the Free Speech Union. Its mission is to “stand up for the right of its members to tell the truth in all circumstances, even if that means causing offence to some”. Young himself has had to resign from a plethora of positions in the face of a huge […]

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