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My CentreForum Liberal Hero of the Week #89: Frankie Boyle

by Stephen Tall on February 21, 2015

Frankie Boyle Scottish comedian and writer Reason: for standing up for free speech. Three weeks ago, this series celebrated Benedict Cumberbatch. The reason? For challenging race discrimination in the film and entertainment industry. But, in doing so, he used a (…)

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Self-censorship, the virtual mob, and the enemy of nuance

by Stephen Tall on December 2, 2014

Three fantastic articles, all with a common them. Snippets below, but well worth a click on the links to read on… Chris Rock In Conversation (Frank Rich in Vulture, 30 Nov) … I stopped playing colleges, and the reason is (…)

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CentreForum Liberal Hero of the Week #50: Peter Tatchell

by Stephen Tall on October 13, 2013

Liberal Hero of the Week (and occasional Villains) is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum.  Peter Tatchell political campaigner Reason: for supporting free speech and its positive use Free speech matters. Here’s George Washington: “If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may […]