Truth and freedom

Apr 16, 2017 by

by Brendan O’Neill, spiked: The new clerisy’s fondness for censorship makes it an enemy of truth. The most curious thing about the political class’s war in defence of truth is that it coexists with a war against freedom of speech. In one breath, our betters, whether it’s the technocrats of...

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When the Law Opposes the Truth Rather Than Protects It

Mar 28, 2017 by

by Douglas Murray, Gatestone Institute: The Canadian government suffers from many things. Among them is bad timing. On Thursday of last week, the Canadian Parliament voted through a blasphemy law specifically designed to protect Islam. As Al-Jazeera was happy to report on Friday, the previous...

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Vimeo Allows Jihadists and Porn But Shuts Down Ex-Gay Christian Testimony

Mar 27, 2017 by

by Michael Brown, Christian Post: If Jesus has changed your life and set you free from homosexual practice, your testimony is not welcome on Vimeo — not now, not ever. And if you see homosexuality as another aspect of sexual brokenness, something for which Jesus died and something from which you...

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Georgetown, Slavery, and the Riots in Sweden

Feb 27, 2017 by

by William Kilpatrick, Crisis Magazine: Two years ago, Georgetown University made a show of repenting of its past connections to slavery by renaming two buildings whose namesakes had once sold slaves. It might be expected then that when a Georgetown faculty member defends slavery, not just online,...

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Stop Funding Hate: a nasty, elitist campaign for press censorship

Nov 17, 2016 by

by Brendan O’Neill, Spectator: Intolerance wears a progressive mask in the 21st century. Students hound political undesirables off campus in the name of ‘protecting diversity’. Adverts are banned from the London Underground in the name of women’s rights. Rappers and other hotheads are barred...

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The Right to Mock

Oct 10, 2016 by

by Douglas Murray, Gatestone Institute: If there is one question that most concerns the public around the question of radical Islam it is “What is the connection between the extremists and the moderates?” Leading politicians across the Western world have not been much help in answering...

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