Articles about Free Speech
A Rare Win For The Forces Of Reaction? The Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill
In a (potential) rare win for the prospects of right-wing political insurgency, the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill has been passed in the House of Lords, 729 (!) days and three Prime Ministers after its first reading in the Commons. If it doesn't receive Royal Assent this week though, it may become null, due…
The Rees-Mogg Affair
by The Editor
In recent days, the British media has relished slamming Conservative Member of Parliament Jacob Rees-Mogg for addressing a dinner which was hosted earlier this year by the Traditional Britain Group (TBG), an organisation which upholds traditional conservative values and is chiefly characterised by disgruntlement, patriotism and nostalgia. The media also attacked the TBG, labelling it ‘far-right’, ‘racist’, and accusing them of being affiliated with other ‘far-right’ groups in Europe.