Dealing with Jo Johnson, Julie Bindel, and your racist Uncle

Minister Jo Johnson threatens to fine universities for not "allowing free speech" and the BBC uncritically wheels out Julie Bindel on Boxing day to support the Tory. Sam Hope explores the growing phenomenon of "free speech" authoritarianism

When free speech means bullies yelling over bigots

It is not in the public interest to broadcast the opinions of people who believe in "curing" us.  Is it a free speech issue? Louise McCudden explores the hypocrisy. 

When free speech costs

Amid signs of an emboldened far right on both sides of the Atlantic, Sam Hope explores how a distorted version of "free speech" has become toxic.

Being queer isn’t a moral question – how you vote is

Is coming out as a Tory comparable to coming out as queer? Short answer: no. Louise McCudden explores why.

Freedom of speech is no longer about ‘rights’, it’s about power

Jon B makes his latest 'attack' on freedom of speech, or put another way: he explores the power structures that underpin why people exercise their rights with no attention to their responsibilities.