Freedom of Expression

freedom of speech

Freedom of speech is under threat, so what do we do about it?

In the great pyramid of liberty and the incremental progression of human enlightenment, freedom of speech is often celebrated as preeminent among civil liberties, but it was preceded by freedom of religion. In order for the mouth to be free,…
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‘Fawlty Towers’ censored by the BBC

The famous 'Don’t mention the War' episode of the classic, brilliant comedy series 'Fawlty Towers' has been removed from the UKTV catch-up service. In that episode, hotel owner Basil Fawlty…
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Manners maketh Man/Woman/Other

At the State Opening of Parliament yesterday, television footage showed the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition leading a long line of their parliamentary colleagues into the Upper Chamber…