Browsing All posts tagged under »freedom of speech«

Keeping ideas open will help trump extremism

November 16, 2016

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Nationalism is on the rise. Brexit, Trump and Le Pen are just the most high profile examples. But around the world, prejudice is trumping reality. The rise in inequality around the world is creating strange political bedfellows and changing the way people vote which isn’t captured by the pollsters. More worryingly, Trump’s victory signals a […]

Campaigners must be vigilant to freedom of speech threats

April 10, 2016

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Campaigners gave a “cautious welcome” to the Hodgson Review of the Lobbying Act. But there are still significant threats to charity and campaigners' freedom of speech.

Another threat to charities’ freedom of speech

January 11, 2015

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Want to sneak out a threat to freedom of speech in the UK? Worried about the backlash from charities and campaigners? Not to fear, Friday December 19th (or “fall-over Friday”) was a perfect time to bury some bad news. Or at least, this is presumably what was being discussed at the Charity Commission when deciding how to deal with […]