Free speech

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Australian public servant loses free speech case

Australian public servant loses free speech case

A former public servant who was fired after she posted tweets critical of the Australian government has lost a High Court case over her sacking.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

Man who taught dog Nazi salute: I have a criminal record 'because I offended people’

Man who taught dog Nazi salute: I have a criminal record 'because I offended people’

Count Dankula: I have a criminal record 'because I offended people'

Markus Meechan, who taught a dog to do a Nazi salute to “annoy” his girlfriend, has said that he feels he was convicted for “hurting people’s feelings” and now has a criminal record because he “offends people”.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

From across the pond: Michael Graham on US college free speech wars

The right side of the pond: Michael Graham on US college free speech wars

The right side of the pond: Michael Graham on US college free speech wars

talkRADIO host Michael Graham weighs in on the university 'safe space' culture, and argues it's worse in the US than the UK

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018

NUS 'denies' university free speech problem, says commentator

NUS 'denies' university free speech problem, says commentator

NUS 'denies' university free speech problem, says commentator

Claire Fox of the Academy of Ideas says the National Union of Students called claims universities stifle free speech 'scaremongering'

Monday, April 23, 2018

Monday, April 23, 2018

Dankula faces sentencing today (picture Lucy Brown)

Count Dankula to be sentenced for Nazi pug salute hate crime

Count Dankula to be sentenced for Nazi pug salute hate crime

The 30-year-old, a self-described "professional s*** poster" and free speech advocate, said the video had been misunderstood

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tommy Boyd: 'Opinions are a burden and shouldn't be voiced unless they will do more good than harm'

Tommy Boyd: 'What's the big deal about free speech? Opinions are just a burden'

Tommy Boyd: 'Opinions are a burden and should only be voiced if they do good'

Tommy Boyd is back - even more forthright than ever

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Universities: 'Students today are actually quite right wing compared to the 1970s', says campaigner Peter Tatchell

Universities and the left: 'Students today are actually quite right-wing compared to the 1970s', says campaigner Peter Tatchell

'Peter Tatchell: Students today are drifting to the right, not left

A report by the free-market think tank Adam Smith Institute claims British universities often have a strong left-wing or liberal bias among academics and under-represent conservative views