Posts Tagged “charlie hebdo”

Five days into semi-quitting Twitter, here’s how it’s going…

by Stephen Tall on January 15, 2016

Last Sunday, I did something drastic: I deleted Twitter from my phone. I’d been half-intending to do it for a couple of weeks, putting it off because I didn’t want it to seem like a New Year’s resolution (which, actually, (…)

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Liberal Hero of the Week #84: Raif Badawi

by Stephen Tall on January 16, 2015

Raif Badawi Saudi Arabian writer who created the Free Saudi Liberals website Reason: for standing up for free speech against an autocratic regime A lot of people have spoken up for free speech in the days since the attacks on (…)

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The new (and unimprovable) Charlie Hebdo front cover. #JeSuisCharlie

by Stephen Tall on January 12, 2015

Liberal Heroes of the Week #83: Charlie Hebdo, #jesuischarlie

by Stephen Tall on January 9, 2015

Charlie Hebdo French satirical newspaper Reason: sticking up for the right of people everywhere to provoke, to stir, to offend Am I Charlie? On one level, almost certainly not. I wouldn’t have drawn the cartoons they drew: mockery of religion and deliberately offending others isn’t my thing. And if I had received a death threat […]