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Free speech now? How much freedom of expression can we tolerate?
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Satirists and populists both employ deliberately offensive phraseology to make their points, but, while the efforts of the one group are often extolled, those of the other come in for consistent criticism. What really differentiates the two approaches and where should we draw the line?
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Taboos: what’s the point?
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What are taboos and why do they exist? Do they actually play useful roles in our societies or do they help maintain anachronisms and harm our ability to live together in harmony? Free Word, Fritt Ord and Index on Censorship investigate in a discussion which asks "taboos: what's the point?".
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Reading Orwell today: on freedom & the right to tell people what they don’t want to hear
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Books such as Animal Farm and 1984 are known worldwide, but what is George Orwell's relevance today, how prescient were his predictions, how do his writings inform us about our own situations and what impact has his work had posthumously?
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Against silence: on freedom of expression in Europe
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Lately, the actions of both state and non-state actors have led to increasing concerns about the state of freedom of expression in Europe. Join Claire Fox, Miklos Haraszti and Agnieszka Holland for a discussion about free speech and censorship in Europe today.
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Silenced on campus – are our universities safe-guarding free expression?
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Index on Censorship take a look at the state of academic freedom around the world, analysing an array of threats to students' freedom of expression in the form of no platform policies, trigger warnings, legislation on campus extremism and old fashioned political pressure to toe the official line.
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